Summer Internship Program

Application Opens in 2022

The CareerSource Polk Young Leaders program offers Polk County youth who are still attending high school and between the ages of 16 and 19 the opportunity to participate in a paid work experience to explore career options and gain on-hands experience. Participating youth are placed in a variety of positions with local businesses throughout Polk County, earning $15 per hour for a maximum of 30 hours per week.

A combination of private, nonprofit, and public sectors employers have committed to hosting youth in their place of business, introducing them to real-world experiences and skills to enhance their knowledge of the position and company offerings.


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