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. CSCF believes you have what it takes to achieve your dreams and create a brighter future. This summer, explore your options with CSCF and find the perfect summer program for you.

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Campus tours, classroom learning and hands-on projects

  • For young adults ages 15-19
  • Duration: 4-5 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 6 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: 4-5 weeks
  • Location: local colleges/universities
  • Earn incentives
  • Gain marketable industry knowledge
  • Build your professional resume
  • Earn stipends for industry certifications and technical milestones

Explore Track 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 DatePartnerLocation
June 7th Orange Technical CollegeMid-Florida Campus
June 7th Orange Technical CollegeWinter Park Campus
June 7th Orange Technical CollegeDowntown Campus
June 7th Orange Technical CollegeVirtual
June 7thValencia CollegeVirtual
July 5th Valencia CollegeVirtual
July 5th Valencia CollegeWest Campus
July 5th Valencia CollegeSchool of public Safety
July 5th Valencia CollegePoinciana Campus
July 5th Valencia CollegeOsceola Campus

Explore 2021 Educational Partners

Experience Track 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 2021 Business Partners

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Accelerate Track 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 4-5 weeks, you can earn incentives and achieve specialized training and certification in your field of choice.

Start DateCareer IndustryPartnerLocationWhat You'll Learn
June 7thCodingValencia CollegeVirtualRead Program Description
July 5th CodingValencia CollegeSchool of Public Safety Campus Read Program Description
June 21stCodingLake Technical CollegeLake Technical CollegeRead Program Description
June 7thCodingTech SassyVirtualRead Program Description
July 5thCodingCode SkoolVirtualRead Program Description
June 7thCodingOrange Technical CollegeOrange Technical College - Mid-Florida CampusRead Program Description
June 7thHealthcareValencia CollegeVirtualRead Program Description
July 5thHealthcareValencia CollegeWest CampusRead Program Description
June 21stHealthcareLake Technical CollegeLake Technical CollegeRead Program Description
July 5thAd. ManufacturingValencia CollegeOsceola Campus Read Program Description
June 7thAd. ManufacturingOrange Technical CollegeOrange Technical College - Mid-Florida CampusRead Program Description
June 7thHospitality - Culinary Valencia CollegeVirtualRead Program Description
July 5thHospitality - Culinary Valencia CollegeVirtualRead Program Description
June 7thConstruction - Career PathwaysValencia CollegeOsceola CampusRead Program Description
June 21stConstruction - CarpentryLake Technical CollegeLake Technical CollegeRead Program Description
July 19thConstruction - CarpentrySeminole State CollegeSeminole State CollegeRead Program Description
June 7th RoboticsOrange Technical CollegeOrange Technical College - Mid-Florida CampusRead Program Description
June 7thArtificial IntelligenceOrange Technical CollegeOrange Technical College - Mid-Florida CampusRead Program Description

Accelerate 2021 Educational Partners

Here's What Our Past Summer Youth Program Participants Said

THANKS TO THE SUMMER YOUTH PROGRAM, I BRUSHED UP ON SOME OF MY SKILLS AND EARNED A CERTIFICATION THAT WILL HELP ME IMPRESS FUTURE EMPLOYERS. I AM LOOKING FORWARD TO UTILIZE EVERYTHING GIVEN TO ME IN THE FUTURE.

RODERICK
2020 CSCF Accelerate Program Participant

I DID A SUMMER INTERNSHIP WITH ORANGE COUNTY TECHNICAL COLLEGE. THROUGH THE INTERNSHIP I GAINED JOB EXPERIENCE, NEW SKILLS AND LEARNED ABOUT DIFFERENT JOB FIELDS. IF YOU ARE A HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT, THIS PROGRAM IS FOR YOU! I AM GRATEFUL FOR THIS OPPORTUNITY.

HANAA
2020 CSCF Explore Program Participant

“THE SUMMER INTERNSHIP WITH BRIGHT MINDS, FRESH IDEAS THINK TANK, A NAF FUTURE READY LAB ALLOWED ME TO DEVELOP MY PROFESSIONAL SKILLS, COME OUT OF MY COMFORT ZONE, AND DISCOVER MY PASSION FOR RESEARCH. DURING THE INTERNSHIP, I LEARNED TO WORK IN A TEAM ENVIRONMENT AND HOW TO COMMUNICATE AND WORK WELL WITH ONE ANOTHER.

ANDREA
2020 CSCF Experience Program Participant

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