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

Project Management Coordinator III - Position #5039
Standards, Assessment, and Accountability Services
San Francisco, CA

Literacy & Language Education Specialist (Grades 4-12) - Position #5036
Teacher Professional Development Program
San Francisco, CA

Early Childhood Resource Development Specialist - Position #5023
Center for Child & Family Studies
Camarillo, CA

Program Associate & IRB Analyst - Position #5008
Program Services
San Francisco, CA

Child Development Assessor (English/Cantonese/Mandarin) Program Quality Review Assessor - Position #5011
Center for Child & Family Studies
Home Office

Available Temporary Positions

English/Language Arts (ELA) Passage Searcher ($140–$245 per accepted passage) - Position #5038
Standards, Assessment, and Accountability Services
Home Office

ELA Assessment Item Writer ($22-$35 per item) - Position #5037
Standards, Assessment, and Accountability Services
Home Office

PITC Partners for Qualtiy Infant/Toddler Specialist - Position #5005
Center for Child & Family Studies
Sacramento, CA

Available Internships

Research Assistant Internship - Position #5031
Learning Innovations
Boston, MA




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.