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

REL West Event Coordinator - Position #4688
Regional Educational Laboratory West
San Francisco, CA

District Services Senior Program Associate-Special Education - Position #4676
Learning Innovations
Boston, MA, Burlington, VT

Administrative Assistant - Position #4682
Innovation Studies
San Francisco, CA

Senior Program Associate- Special Education Fiscal Data - Position #4673
Learning Innovations
Position Location is Flexible

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

Program Assistant - Position #4670
Comprehensive School Assistance Program
Oakland, CA

Program Assistant- Federal Education Grant Programs - Position #4672
Learning Innovations
Burlington, VT

Program Assistant Data Management - Position #4665
Center for Prevention & Early Intervention
Sacramento, CA

User Experience Designer - Position #4649
Information Services
San Francisco, CA

Administrative Assistant - Position #4653
Evaluation Research Program
Washington, DC

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

Available Temporary Positions

Paralegal - Position #4686
San Francisco, CA

Kindergarten Classroom Observer (Pomona, Pasadena, or Rialto) - Position #4683
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics (STEM)
Home Office

Survey Proctor - Los Angeles County - Position #4658
Health & Human Development Program
Home Office

English/Language Arts (ELA) Item Writer ($22-$32/per item) - Position #4681
Assessment & Standards Development Services
Home Office

PITC PQ Infant/Toddler Specialist - Position #4629
Center for Child & Family Studies
Sausalito, CA

Educational Measurement Specialist ($23-$28/hour) - Position #4591
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics (STEM)
Oakland, CA, Redwood City, CA

PITC PQ Infant/Toddler Specialist - Position #4475
Center for Child & Family Studies
Home Office

Available Internships

There are no open internships at this time.

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 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 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.