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Women, infants​ & children (w​ic)

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Make a difference for California families

The California Department of Public Health/Women, Infants and Children Division (CDPH/WIC) is looking for energetic and innovative people with a passion for contributing to work that improves the lives of Californians. In administering the WIC program, the CDPH/WIC Division has embraced its core guiding principle as “Families First.”

We offer a wide range of career options, including in public health, nutrition, and education positions as well as management, administration, analytical, and support positions.

View the current CDPH/WIC Organizational Chart​​​ (PDF)​​​

Learn More

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1. Why work at CDPH/WIC

2. Job opportunities

3. How do I apply?​

Why work at CDP​H​/WIC

Our work​​

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CDPH/WIC, under the Center for Family Health, embraces the vision to nourish and empower families to grow and to build a healthy future. At CDPH/WIC, you will have the opportunity to work with amazing people and make a lasting impact in the lives of hundreds of thousands of families across California. We aim for excellence in serving California WIC families through innovation, modernization, equity, and the inclusion of diverse peoples of all backgrounds.​

Our workplace

As important as our work, we recognize that our success starts with happy and engaged employees. We are committed to building a collaborative and strengths-based team division- wide. At CDPH/WIC, we believe in cultivating personal strengths to elevate our workplace culture where employees thrive professionally and personally.​

CDPH/WIC supports flexible work arrangements, including telework, while supporting the CDPH/WIC mission. We offer a hybrid approach including in-office and remote work solutions. More than 98% of its employees work remotely 3 days a week.

See below why CDPH/WIC is one of the best places to work.​

Job opportunities​

View the la​test job opportunities at CDPH/WIC​.​​​

How do I apply?​

Click here to learn more about the steps for getting a State job​.

Step 1 for applying: Get on an eligibility list.
Step 2 for applying: Apply for a job opening at the Division.
Step 3 for applying: We'll be in touch for an interview if you're a match.

Visit the New to State Service website for more information on joining the State.

Contact the CDPH/WIC Division


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