At OSU-Cascades, we’re known for academic excellence and for providing undergraduate students with hands-on opportunities in their chosen fields. These Learn and Earn opportunities will build your skills and resumes, while giving you year-round, or academic-year, part-time employment.


Early Childhood Career Development Program
Save up to $12,000 in tuition.

Priority Application Review: June 6, 2022
Applications reviewed weekly until September 1, 2022

Interested in working with young children? Starting in fall 2022 this 12-month program will jumpstart your career in early learning and provide financial tuition support. It will help you:

  • Get up to 45 academic credits toward your degree at no cost, a value of up to $12,000.
  • Work part-time with children while taking classes, earning $15/hr.
  • Learn from a faculty mentor.
  • Receive valuable career placement advising.
  • Build experience to meet Oregon qualifications to be an early learning child care teacher.

 
Space is limited. Learn more.

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Bend Park and Recreation District, Kids INC Program
Get a $5,250 scholarship plus earn an hourly wage.

Priority Application Review: June 6, 2022
Applications reviewed weekly until September 1, 2022

Interested in leadership, recreation, working with kids, or community involvement? Earn an hourly wage, plus a $5,250 scholarship, when you work with Kids INC one of Bend’s most established after-school care programs for  children and youths. You’ll lead them in indoor and outdoor enriching activities, and help create a positive, welcoming and safe environment.

  • Work in locations and recreation settings around Bend, with school age children or youths.
  • Commit to 20 hours a week from Sept. 7, 2022 to June 8, 2023
  • Work Monday to Friday from 2 to 5:30 p.m., Wednesday from 12:30 to 5:30 p.m.
  • Take time off during Bend La Pine School District holidays (typically match OSU designated holidays)

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