Youth Work Experience Employer Toolkit

You have the opportunity to train today’s young workforce!


CareerSource Polk’s Youth Internship Program provide meaningful work experience opportunities to young adults ages 16 to 24.  You are uniquely positioned to provide training and guidance allowing these young adults to develop positive work habits, and other critical skill sets necessary to secure sustainable future employment. It is through your dedication and commitment that assist these interns with identifying possible career paths, obtain employment, and grow to become our future leaders.

For more information, contact Eshia Smith at 863-508-1100 x 3320.

Employer Orientation (Click the text, “Employer Orientation”)

Once the above orientation has been viewed, complete the SYIP Acknowledgement Quiz

Below is a link to the employer handbook as well as forms that may be needed throughout the duration of the summer program. Access to these tools should be given to any individual that will be supervising interns at your location.

Employer Handbook

Note: Due to limited participation in some areas, all sites may not be assigned a young adult.

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