Cayuse Apprenticeship Program

Jumpstart your Career!

With the Cayuse Apprenticeship Program, Tribal members of the Confederated Tribes of Umatilla Indian Reservation who will be full-time or part-time college students this fall are eligible. Fill-out our online pre-application to express your interest and open the conversation. Together we can determine if a Cayuse Apprenticeship is right for you! Meet No'alani, our apprentice studying IT!

What is the Cayuse Apprenticeship Program

The new Cayuse Apprenticeship Program is designed to help tribal member college students attain a degree and work towards a career at Cayuse. Apprentices will gain work experience through a part-time job at Cayuse, receive financial support for college and work with professional staff on a guided career path.

Help tribal member college students attain a degree.

Gain experience through a paid job.

Earn a certificate of program completion.

Why Become a Cayuse Apprentice

Our program offers tribal member students paid and relevant work experience all while working towards a rewarding career at Cayuse.


Work part-time and get paid while learning new skills relevant to your future line of work. 


Along with earning work wages, you will receive financial support towards your education.


Potential for a full-time job

with Cayuse when you finish

your degree.


Connect with and learn from Cayuse professionals, serving as mentors, in the same career path you are interested in.

Who Can Be a Cayuse Apprentice

In order to apply to be a participant of this program, you must meet the key eligibility requirements. Key eligibility requirements include:

  • Must be an enrolled member of the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation.

  • Must be enrolled in college, or will be in the coming school year. 

  • Must be able and willing to work for Cayuse part-time while also completing your college course work.

  • Must be interested in a career in business, compliance/legal, facilities, finance, human resources, information technology support, marketing or recruiting/talent acquisition.

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Cayuse Shared Services offers a variety of careers for those interested in business administration and back-office support for a company. If you’re interested in working towards a career in these areas, the Cayuse Apprenticeship Program may be a good fit for you. Click on a department to see examples of careers and jobs at Cayuse Shared Services.

How To Be a Cayuse Apprentice

Applications for our apprenticeship program are now open. Click the button below to apply.