Summer Internship Program

The Summer Youth Internship Program is open to young adults ages 16 through 24 who reside in Polk County

Now Accepting Applications

The Summer Youth Internship Program is open to young adults ages 16 through 24 who reside in Polk County. Applicants are exposed to real-world experiences to gain an understanding of the world of work.  Through this initiative, eligible young adults will garner meaningful skills through their exposure to host agencies for a duration of 10 weeks.

Eligible participants have the opportunity to be matched with entry-level position in a variety of industries including:

  • Clerical/Computers
  • Education/Childcare
  • Financial Services
  • Fitness
  • Food & Beverage Service
  • Government
  • Healthcare/Medical
  • Hospitality/Customer Service
  • Information Technology
  • Insurance
  • Landscaper/ Groundskeeper
  • Maintenance Services
  • Manufacturing
  • Marketing
  • Media/Entertainment
  • Real Estate/Property
  • Recreation
  • Retail/Sales

*Industries may be limited in some areas.

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CareerSource Polk’s Summer Youth Internship Program also provide mandatory workshops on job readiness, career exploration, financial literacy, and opportunities to continue education and employment.  Participants that meet the eligibility requirements including a background check and drug screen will be accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis depending on availability.  For more information contact Barbara Mincy at 863.508.1100 x 3327 or barbara.mincy@careersourcepolk.com.