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SYIP Employer Toolkit

Thank you for participating in the 2020 Summer Youth Internship Program (SYIP).  Because of partners like you, CareerSource Polk is able to provide placements for 400 interns throughout Polk County this summer.  We are excited to collaborate with you to provide a meaningful work experience to young adults ages 16 to 24.  You are uniquely ...

Summer Internship Program Employer Information

Employers Needed Polk County Employers are needed to provide work experience opportunities for young adults ages 18 to 24 .  The Summer Youth Employment Program begins on June 1, 2020 and concludes on August 7, 2020.  We are looking for our partners to provide the following: Meaningful work experience in a safe environment for 10 ...

Adult Work Experience Employer Toolkit

Within the toolkit, employers will find all of the necessary forms and resources to utilize throughout the program. By creating such a toolkit we encourage the employer to enhance their overall programmatic knowledge. We hope to make this year’s Adult Work Experience a very rewarding and enriching experience for both the employer and employee. For ...

Who is Eligible?

Served on active duty for a period of more than 180 days and was discharged or released with other than a dishonorable discharge; or Was discharged or released from active duty because of a service-connected disability; or As a member of a Reserve component under an order to active duty pursuant to Section 12301 (a),

Summer Intern Information

Congratulations on being accepted as an intern in the Summer Youth Internship Program (SYIP).  The fact that you provided the required documentation for enrollment shows you have a desire to work and make the most out of your summer.  SYIP will provide you with several tools that will enable you to succeed at your assigned ...

Summer Intern Incentive Activities

Career Exploration Career Planning Career Skills Career Research Career Investigation Career Exploration Employability Skills Elevator Speech Application Follow-up Interview Mistakes Interview Question to Avoid Non-Verbal Communication Interview Preparedness Reality Check Activity Social Media Activity Financial Literacy Budgeting Activity Budgeting Activity Part 2 Checking & Savings Checking & Savings Part 2 Savings vs Investing Savings vs ...

Polk County Unites 2020 Thank You for Your Submission

Thank you for applying for the Polk County Unites grant! Your application has been submitted for review.  You will receive a confirmation email containing additional information on how the review process works and next steps. For any additional questions, please call 863-508-1100 x 1113 Follow Us On Social Media! Stay informed on job opportunities, reemployment ...

Our Community Partners

Our Current Partners Agricultural and Labor Program (ALPI) Florida Department of Economic Opportunity Farm Worker Jobs & Educational Program  Polk County School Board Ridge Career Center Traviss Career Center Center for Independent Living Lakeland Housing Authority  Polk State College Vocational Rehabilitation 

Board Documents and Financials

Bylaws CareerSource Polk is governed by a volunteer board of directors representing the business and education community of Polk County. Business owners, executives and community leaders serving on the Board look at critical workforce issues and develop strategic planning goals and objectives. Download Bylaws   Contractual Agreements Vendor Agreement: Inspired Technologies Vendor Agreement: ERISS+SARA Interlocal ...