Careers at WestEd

"WestEd offers me opportunities to further my own learning, to be intellectually stimulated by colleagues and clients, and, using cutting-edge research and practices, to make lasting contributions for children and families." — Vicki Hornus, Senior Program Associate with the Learning Innovations program at WestEd

"WestEd products are so engaging and useful because they're developed by caring professionals who are experts in their fields. They challenge us all to become better educators — and better people." — Danny Torres, WestEd Publications Manager

At WestEd, we apply unrivalled expertise to significant questions and important issues related to learning.

Our staff work across education, health, labor, child welfare, and other disciplines to create positive results for clients and communities.

Are you looking to make a quality difference for children, youth, and adults? Apply today, join our team, and discover why WestEd is recognized as one of the "Best Places to Work."

Working at WestEd

Available Regular Positions

Research Assistant (STEM) - Position #4780
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics (STEM)
Redwood City, CA

Program Assistant to Director of Operations & Strategic Planning - Position #4782
Regional Educational Laboratory West
San Francisco, CA

Research Assistant II - Position #4776
Innovation Studies
San Francisco, CA

Migrant Re-Interview Project Coordinator - Position #4783
Comprehensive School Assistance Program
Home Office

REL West Project & Event Coordinator - Position #4779
Regional Educational Laboratory West
San Francisco, CA

Professional Development Specialist, Kindergarten (Fresno, CA) - Position #4777
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics (STEM)
Home Office

Science Professional Development Associate - Position #4769
Teacher Professional Development Program
San Francisco, CA

Professional Development Specialist, Kindergarten (Compton, CA) - Position #4771
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics (STEM)
Home Office

Professional Development Specialist, Kindergarten (Colton, CA) - Position #4770
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics (STEM)
Home Office

Senior Research Associate - Position #4747
Assessment & Standards Development Services
San Francisco

Research Associate - Position #4722
Assessment & Standards Development Services
San Francisco, CA

Associate Program Director, ASDS - Position #4226
Assessment & Standards Development Services
San Francisco, CA

Research Associate - Position #4715
Evaluation Research Program
Los Alamitos, CA

Senior Research Associate - Position #4567
Health & Human Development Program
Los Alamitos, CA

Available Temporary Positions

Professional Development Specialist, Kindergarten (Santa Ana, CA) - Position #4773
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics (STEM)
Home Office

Administrative Assistant 1 - Position #4775
Assessment & Standards Development Services
San Francisco, CA

PITC PQ Infant/Toddler Specialist - Position #4760
Center for Child & Family Studies
Sausalito, CA

Survey Proctor - Los Angeles County (3-6 openings) - Position #4744
Health & Human Development Program
Home Office

Available Internships

Educational Measurement Intern ($23-$28/hour) DOE - Position #4541
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics (STEM)
Oakland, CA

WestEd is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or veterans’ status.

If you need an accommodation to complete the online application, please call 415.615.3131. Please leave a message and a member of our Human Resources team will return your call within three business days. Alternatively, send an email to hr-help@wested.org with “Applicant Accommodation” in the subject line of the email. Please note that this phone number and email are only for those individuals who would like to request an accommodation to apply for a job.

If you are having difficulty applying for a position, please contact us at recruitingassistance@wested.org. We will respond to your inquiry within 24 hours. Again, this email is to assist if you are having difficulty applying and not to apply for one of the listed positions.