What documents do I need for eligibility?

Below are the documents that you will need if you are selected to participate in the internship program. These include: Signed Social Security card (If you need to apply for one, please note that it takes at least two weeks to receive your card.) Verification of date of birth (Acceptable documents: Birth Certificate or Florida

How will we communicate with Interns?

Interns are required to have their own valid email address.  CareerSource Polk staff will communicate by email with regards to eligibility status once all required documents have been received.  If selected to participate in the program, CareerSource Polk staff will also send email notifications regarding weekly activities and virtual workshops.  It is your responsibility to

What are the income requirements for eligibility?

You must be determine low-income using the following: Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Temporary Assistance for Needed Families (TANF) 6-months of the most recent paycheck stubs Free and Reduced Lunch verification based on household income Note: All income is required for the most recent 6-months timeframe.  Out-of-school youth will be required to provide additional eligibility

Who is eligible to apply?

Eligibility is limited to the following candidates: Polk County residents. High School students ages 16 to 18, or up to age 19, if they are still in high school. Out-of-School Youth ages 18 to 24 who are not attending any school/college.

When will I start working?

In most cases you will begin working at your assigned worksite on Monday, June 7th. But in some cases it will depend on your date of enrollment and if worksites are available for your area.  All concerns for placement will be communicated to the participant prior to the first day of work. Please do not

When will I know if I am selected for the program?

Prior to being selected as a participant in the Sumer Youth Internship Program you will receive an email with a scheduled appointment to determine eligibility. This email will included the following: Overview of the program Completion of required release forms Referral to take drug screen Link to complete a background request form Completely register in

Where will I be working?

Interns will be placed at various positions throughout Polk County based on (but are not limited to) the following factors: Your schedule of availability to work Your primary mode of transportation/the distance you are while to commute for work Your career interests & skills The needs of the employer/host agency PLEASE NOTE THAT THE VARIETY OF POSITIONS MAY BE

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