Welcome to the State of California 

WIC Job and Career Information

Welcome to the California Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Program California WIC serves the largest number of WIC participants in the nation, with 82 local agencies serving more than 1.3 million participants. It is the largest organization hiring public health professionals and offers a friendly, professional, and team-based work environment.

1. State WIC Jobs

The State WIC Program located in Sacramento, California has public health nutrition and education positions as well as management, administration, analytical, information technology, and support positions. 

  • Public Health Nutrition Consultant Opportunities 

  • Other

  • Request for Offer 2014-01 for Information Technology (IT) Consultant Services for eWIC Management Information System Acquisition Specialist and Subject Matter Expertise Services for the Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Program (PDF)Open a new browser window
  • Request for Offer 2014-01 Response to Questions (PDF)Open a new browser window
  • Request for Offer 2014-01 Forms - Revised (Word)Open a new browser window
  • 2. Local Agency Jobs

    WIC has 84 local agencies in California that provide nutrition and health services to help pregnant women, mothers, and young children eat well and live active lives. 

    Local Agency Nutrition Positions

  • WIC Registered Dietitians (RDs)
    RDs work in many areas of community nutrition, such as nutrition and health education; breastfeeding support and education; curriculum development; staff development and training; and supervision and management.
  • Nutritionists, Nutrition Assistants, and Degreed Nutritionists
    Many local WIC agencies offer nutrition assistant and nutritionist positions to graduates with a bachelors or masters degree in nutrition. Graduates from an AND-approved "Didactic Program in Dietetics" are encouraged to apply for these positions where they earn a competitive salary, gain valuable community nutrition experience, and receive selection priority for a WIC dietetic Internship. FAQ's about Nutrition Assistant Certification
  • Listing of Local Agency Job Opportunities

  • Local Agency Job Opportunities Bulletin (Word)Opens a new browser window
  • FOR LOCAL WIC AGENCY STAFF:  Local Agency Job Posting Request Form 
  • 3. Career Development Information

    California WIC is working to provide the latest information on educational programs and resources to help staff with requirements and educational options for becoming a registered dietitian.

  • Careers in Community Nutrition:  http://wiccareercorner.com/wic_careers.html
  • Career Development Programs:  http://wiccareercorner.com/wic_career_development.html
  • WIC-Based Dietetic Internships:  http://wiccareercorner.com/wic_internships.html
  • Accreditation Body:  Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Information for People with Degrees from Outside the US:  http://www.eatright.org/ACEND/content.aspx?id=7979
  • To Request More Information: Career Development Questionnaire (PDF)Opens a new browser window
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    Last modified on: 10/30/2014 10:22 AM