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Cardea is a mission-driven team of committed and highly skilled staff. We dedicate our work to helping health and human service organizations deliver accessible, high quality, culturally proficient, and compassionate services to their clients.

Our values include cultural proficiency, trust, initiative, leadership, fun, flexibility, teamwork/collaboration, communication, accountability, risk-taking, and humor. If you share our dedication and values, we welcome your application.

Research & Evaluation Manager

The Research and Evaluation Manager works collaboratively with the research and evaluation team and other Cardea staff on evaluation, organizational development, and capacity building initiatives. This position will report directly to the Director of Program and Impact and will be located in Oakland, CA.

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To Apply: Please submit a resume and cover letter with salary requirements to Amanda Winter Please write “Research and Evaluation Manager” in the subject line.


Internship, Practicum, and Capstone/Thesis Opportunities

Cardea is committed to workforce development and has supported highly motivated undergraduate and graduate students through internship, practicum, and capstone/thesis opportunities in health education, public administration, public health, and related fields.


Cardea offers unparalleled opportunities for professional growth and development. You will have a designated site supervisor and opportunities for regular contact with Cardea leadership and staff.

Current Opportunities

Applications are considered on a rolling basis. To request an application, please contact

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the minimum requirements?
You must be currently enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate student in an academic institution.

Do I have to be enrolled in a specific undergraduate or graduate degree program?
Cardea provides training, organizational development, and research and evaluation services to health and human service organizations. However, a degree in a related field is not essential. We welcome applicants with diverse educational backgrounds.

Can I receive academic credit?
Cardea encourages students to receive academic credit and is willing to work with the sponsoring institutions’ requirements.

Does Cardea offer stipends?
Opportunities are typically unpaid. However, small stipends may be available, based on the project and resources. Relocation fees are not available.

What is the standard schedule?
Cardea will determine the number of hours per week, based on the project and your availability.


If you have any questions, please contact