Financial Services Apprenticeship Program


The application period for Financial Services Apprenticeship Program has closed.  We expect to open the next application period in spring of 2021.  Please stay tuned for more opportunities! If you have further questions, please email

SEIU Local 1000 is currently recruiting candidates for our inaugural cohort of the Financial Services Apprenticeship Program. The Financial Services Apprenticeship Program is offered jointly by SEIU Local 1000, Employment Development Department (EDD), California Department of Tax and Fee Administration (CDTFA), Department of Justice (DOJ), Department of Rehabilitation (DOR), California Government Operations Agency (GovOps) and American River College (ARC). This program is designed to provide state employees, who meet specific criteria, with financial education, skills, and experience.

If selected, apprentices enter a training and development assignment in a financial services position for a period of up to two years.  During this time, they receive on-the-job training within their current department and related accounting and auditing instruction through American River College.  At the conclusion of the program, apprentices will meet the minimum qualifications to promote into Accountant Trainee, Tax Auditor, or Tax Compliance Representative Classification!

How to apply:

Current Application Information

Program/Application FAQs

In order to apply, you must complete and submit the two-part Financial Services Apprenticeship Program Application no later than 5:00 p.m. on October 18, 2019. Interviews will be held this winter, and classes are scheduled to being as early as January 2020.

Part 1 – Online Application 

Part 2: Application Packet