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

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

Senior Program Associate-Special Education - Position #4642
Learning Innovations
Position Location is Negotiable

District Services Program Associate - Position #4640
Learning Innovations
Boston, MA

School Climate and Student Support Specialist - Position #4619
Health & Human Development Program
Los Alamitos, CA

Director, School and District Services Engagement - Position #4616
Comprehensive School Assistance Program
Oakland, CA, Sacramento, CA, San Francisco, CA

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

Professional Development Specialist in Early Childhood Education - Santa Ana/Riverside/Colton - Position #4494
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics (STEM)
Home Office

Available Temporary Positions

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

Science Content Specialist - Position #4582
Assessment & Standards Development Services
Home Office

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.

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