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."

Available Regular Positions

School and District Improvement Facilitator, English Learner Specialist-California - Position #4991
Comprehensive School Assistance Program
Home Office

Family Engagement Facilitator - Position #4990
Comprehensive School Assistance Program
Home Office: Northeast & Southeast Regions of the U.S.

Senior Financial Analyst - Position #4988
San Francisco, CA

Senior Engagement Manager, School and District Support Services - Position #4984
Comprehensive School Assistance Program
Northern California

Director of Business Development and Impact Assessment - Position #4982
Comprehensive School Assistance Program
Sacramento, CA, San Francisco, CA

Accounts Receivable Specialist II/Accountant - Position #4983
Los Alamitos, CA

Chief Program Officer - Position #4945
CEO's Office
San Francisco, CA

Research Assistant II - Position #4916
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics (STEM)
Redwood City, CA

Program Associate in K-2 Literacy - Position #4897
Teacher Professional Development Program
San Francisco, CA

Available Temporary Positions

Mathematics Assessment Editor - Position #4936
Standards, Assessment, and Accountability Services
Home Office

Available Internships

There are no open internships at this time.

Equal Employment Opportunity

WestEd is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veterans’ status or other status protected by applicable law.

For additional information on EEO requirements please review:

Further Assistance

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.