Careers 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

San Francisco Quality Connections Trainer/Coach Supervisor - Position #5279
Center for Child & Family Studies
Home Office

San Francisco Quality Connections Trainer/Coach: Bilingual (English/Spanish) - Position #5278
Center for Child & Family Studies
Home Office

San Francisco Quality Connections Trainer/Coach: Bilingual (English/Cantonese) - Position #5277
Center for Child & Family Studies
Home Office

San Francisco Quality Connections Trainer/Coach: Bilingual (English/Mandarin) - Position #5276
Center for Child & Family Studies
Home Office

Research Assistant II - Learning Innovations - Position #5274
Learning Innovations
Boston, MA, Washington, DC

Research Associate - Position #5267
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics (STEM) Institutional Development
Redwood City, CA, San Francisco, CA

Program Associate - Position #5260
Innovation Studies
Oakland, CA

Resource Development Associate - Position #5237
Institutional Development
San Francisco, CA

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

Available Temporary Positions

Child Assessor (East Bay) - Position #5270
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics (STEM)
East Bay

Bilingual Child Assessor (Los Angeles) - Position #5273
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics (STEM)
Los Angeles Area

Proofreader/Program Assistant - Position #5272
Standards, Assessment, and Accountability Services
San Francisco, CA

Child Assessor (San Jose) - Position #5264
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics (STEM)
Home Office

Child Assessor (Pittsburg/Martinez/Dublin) - Position #5263
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics (STEM)
Home Office

Science Content Specialist - Position #5254
Standards, Assessment, and Accountability Services
Home Office

Science Item Writer - Position #5221
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 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.