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

Administrative Assistant - Position #5219
Center for Prevention & Early Intervention
Sacramento, CA

Early Childhood Mental Health Specialist/Program Assoociate II - Position #5210
Center for Prevention & Early Intervention
Arcadia, CA

Special Education Funding (IDEA)/Program Associate II - Position #5195
Learning Innovations
Atlanta, GA, Boston, MA, Burlington, VT, Chicago, IL, Home Office, Sacramento, CA, San Francisco, CA, Washington, DC

Education Program Associate (4-12 Literacy & Language) - Position #5205
Teacher Professional Development Program
San Francisco, CA

Professional Learning Specialist in Science - Position #5208
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics (STEM)
Oakland, CA

Project Director-Workforce Systems/Post Secondary Education - Position #5202
Health & Human Development Program
Oakland, CA

Special Education Funding (IDEA)/Senior Program Associate - Position #5196
Center for Prevention & Early Intervention
Home Office

Mathematics Content Specialist - Position #5190
Standards, Assessment, and Accountability Services
Home Office, San Francisco, CA

Resource Development Associate - Position #5178
Institutional Development
San Francisco, CA

Professional Development & Technical Assistance Specialist - Position #5183
Center for Prevention & Early Intervention
Home Office (California or Arizona)

School Climate Improvement Facilitator - Position #5173
Health & Human Development Program
Home Office, Los Alamitos, CA, Oakland, CA

Project Coordinator II - Position #5146
Standards, Assessment, and Accountability Services
San Francisco, CA

Migrant Education Training and Technical Assistance Specialist - Position #5112
Comprehensive School Assistance Program
Sacramento, CA

District Services Program Associate - Position #5048
Learning Innovations
Boston, MA

Available Temporary Positions

Survey Proctor/Bilingual - Position #5218
Health & Human Development Program
Home Office

Program Associate - Position #5216
Center for Child & Family Studies
Home Office

Administrative Assistant I - Position #5209
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics (STEM)
Redwood City, CA

PITC PQ Infant/Toddler Specialist - Position #5197
Center for Child & Family Studies
Sausalito, CA

Survey Proctor/Bilingual (10 Openings Available) - Position #5207
Health & Human Development Program
Oakland, CA

Science Content Specialist - Position #5198
Standards, Assessment, and Accountability Services
Home Office

PITC PQ Infant/Toddler Specialist - Position #5137
Center for Child & Family Studies
Sausalito, CA

PITC PQ Infant/Toddler Specialist - Position #5185
Center for Child & Family Studies
Sausalito, CA

Bilingual Child Assessor (Sacramento and Yuba City) - Position #5184
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics (STEM)
Home Office

PITC PQ Infant/Toddler Specialist - Position #5171
Center for Child & Family Studies
Sausalito, CA

Bilingual Child Assessor (Red Bluff or Redding) - Position #5169
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics (STEM)
Home Office

Bilingual Child Assessor (Chico) - Position #5168
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics (STEM)
Home Office

PITC Partners for Quality Infant/Toddler Specialist - Position #5106
Center for Child & Family Studies
Sausalito, CA

PITC Partners for Quality Infant/Toddler Specialist (San Luis Obispo ,Santa Barbara or Fresno) - Position #5108
Center for Child & Family Studies
Sausalito, CA

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.

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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 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.