American Diabetes Association

About American Diabetes Association

Welcome to the American Diabetes Association's Handshake account!

Are you looking for a career that directly impacts your community and beyond?

Over 34 million Americans have diabetes and over 84 million have prediabetes. The American Diabetes Association (ADA) offers a rewarding career working for one of the premier voluntary health organizations in the world supporting people with type 1 & type 2 diabetes.

Our employees like working at the ADA because of our mission, the inclusive environment, work-life balance, our benefits and our culture. Joining our dedicated team affords the gratification of knowing beyond a doubt that you will impact the lives and well-being of millions.

Equal Employment Opportunity

It is the policy of the American Diabetes Association to provide equal employment opportunity to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

To find out more about the ADA as well as other exciting and fulfilling career opportunities please visit us at For full consideration, you must apply directly to the Association’s Careers Page.

There’s nothing we can’t do when we’re Connected for Life!


Special Events Intern

April 2019 - August 2019 Wichita, KS
“The people, the mission, the fun of the event, and the ability to network!”

Special Events and Marketing Intern

February 2019 - June 2019 Rochester, NY
“I loved getting to share my experience with having diabetes and expanding my network in that realm because it’s something that I wish to do later on in my career. ”
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Questions & Answers

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