Summer Youth Program

Pursue Your Dreams

Whether you are deciding which college to attend or which career path to pursue, CareerSource Central Florida is here to help. This summer, explore the possibilities with professional internships, college campus tours, and even career training. You can earn wages or incentives while investing in yourself and your future. We believe you have what it takes to achieve your dreams and create a brighter future. This summer, explore your options with us and find the perfect summer program for you.

Campus tours, classroom learning and hands-on projects

  • For young adults ages 16-19
  • Duration: 4 weeks
  • Location: local colleges/universities
  • Earn incentives
  • Tour campuses of participating Central Florida Central Florida colleges, technical colleges, or universities
  • Gain exposure to multiple career options in high-growth industries through classroom learning and hands-on projects

Paid internship, working 30 hours per week

  • For young adults ages 16-19
  • Duration: Up to 5 weeks
  • Location: local businesses
  • Earn wages
  • Receive training and mentorship from seasoned professionals in your field of interest
  • Gain team-building experience, financial literacy training, work readiness training, and more.

Specialized Training in Various High- demand Skills

  • For young adults ages 16-19
  • Duration: 4 weeks
  • Location: local colleges/universities
  • Earn incentives
  • Gain marketable industry knowledge
  • Build your professional resume
  • Earn stipends for industry certifications and technical milestones

Explore Program Details

College and career planning may seem like a big task, but you don’t have to figure it out alone. We partner with local colleges and universities to help prospective students, like you, explore their options and make informed decisions towards their future. Earn incentives while touring local campuses and exploring career options.

Start DatePartnerLocationSchedule
July 6, 2020Orange Technical CollegeVirtual4 Weeks (Mon. - Thurs.)
July 6, 2020Valencia CollegeVirtual4 Weeks (Mon. - Thurs.)

Explore 2020 Educational Partners

Experience Program Details

A summer job is a great way to make extra income and gain new skills. But a summer internship is even better! CSCF is partnering with local businesses to offer up to 5-week paid professional internship opportunities for students and young professionals. In addition to earning wages, this summer internship gives you the chance to network with professionals and gain hands-on experience working in your field of interest.

Experience 2020 Business Partners

We are excited to announce some of the companies that will be hiring interns through the Experience 2020 program.

Business partners to be finalized by June 2020.

Accelerate Program Details

Get ahead and set yourself apart in the job market. CSCF is partnering with local colleges and universities to offer students and aspiring young professionals the opportunity to gain industry experience and build a marketable resume to pursue their career goals. In just 4 weeks, you can earn incentives and achieve specialized training and certification in your field of choice.

Start DateWhat You'll LearnPartnerLocationClass Schedule
July 6, 2020Advanced ManufacturingOrange Technical CollegeVirtual4 weeks (Mon. - Thurs.)
July 6, 2020Advanced ManufacturingValencia CollegeVirtual4 weeks (Mon. - Thurs.)
July 6, 2020Computer CodingCode SkoolsVirtual5 Weeks (Mon. - Thurs.)
July 6, 2020Computer CodingLake Technical CollegeVirtual4 Weeks (Mon. - Thurs.)
July 6, 2020Computer CodingOrange Technical CollegeVirtual4 Weeks (Mon. - Thurs.)
July 6, 2020Computer CodingTech Sassy GirlzVirtual4 weeks (Mon. - Thurs.)
July 6, 2020Computer CodingValencia CollegeVirtual4 weeks (Mon. - Thurs.)
July 6, 2020ConstructionOrange Technical CollegeVirtual4 weeks (Mon. - Thurs.)
July 6, 2020HealthcareLake Technical CollegeVirtual4 weeks (Mon. - Thurs.)
July 13, 2020HospitalitySeminole State CollegeVirtual4 weeks (Mon. - Thurs.)
July 6, 2020Hospitality - CulinaryValencia CollegeVirtual4 weeks (Mon. - Thurs.)
July 6, 2020Logistics - Distribution OperationsValencia CollegeVirtual4 weeks (Mon. - Thurs.)

Accelerate 2020 Educational Partners

Hear from Some of Our Past Summer Youth Program Participants

THIS OPPORTUNITY EXPANDED MY KNOWLEDGE ABOUT IT AND WHAT IT HAS TO OFFER NOT ONLY RELATED TO COMPUTERS BUT RELATED TO WORKING TOGETHER, COLLABORATING SKILLS AND KNOWING WHAT TO EXPECT FROM A REAL JOB.

HOWARD WILLIAMS
2019 CSCF Accelerate Program Participant

THE PROGRAM REALLY INTRODUCED ME TO SOME AMAZING ROLE MODELS WHO I HAVE HAD THE PLEASURE TO GET TO KNOW. IT IS BITTERSWEET AS THE PROGRAM COMES TO AN END, BUT I WILL NEVER FORGET THIS EXPERIENCE AND ALL THE PEOPLE I HAVE COME ACROSS.

JELENA RANDALL
2019 CSCF Experience Program Participant

DURING THE PROGRAM I WAS UNCLEAR ABOUT WHETHER OR NOT TO PURSUE MEDICINE AFTER HIGH SCHOOL, BUT AFTER VISITING THE ORLANDO CAMPUS I DISCOVERED THAT MEDICINE WAS INDEED THE PATH I SHOULD CHOOSE.

ANIA DAVIS
2019 CSCF Explore Program Participant

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This Summer, Pursue Your Dreams