Success Stories

Meet Jennifer: Reentering the Workforce

Jennifer, a Navy Veteran looking to reenter the workforce after a few years away, connected with a CareerSource Central Florida (CSCF) Career Services Consultant to provide guidance as she explored career opportunities. Jennifer obtained an administrative assistant internship that helped her acquire new skills and expertise to her resume.  After the internship concluded and with […]

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Meet Stephanie: Driving Towards a Brighter Future

After losing her beauty salon to a fire, career seeker Stephanie J. moved to Central Florida from Baltimore, Maryland. Following in her great grandmother’s footsteps, she opened a new salon in downtown Sanford. Unfortunately, due to the impacts of COVID-19, she was forced to close the salon after six years. Without a source of income, […]

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Meet Steven: Saving Lives as an Orange County Firefighter/EMT

Youth program participant Steven is living proof of the quote that says, “Patience is not the ability to wait, but the ability to keep a good attitude while waiting.” Steven’s patience, determination, and positive attitude helped him find his passion and a career path. Steven was referred to CareerSource Central Florida (CSCF) by the Orlando […]

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Meet Darius: How Training Saved Him from Becoming Homeless

Darius came to CSCF looking to turn his life around. Finding a career to support his family and avoid becoming homeless was his top priority. Darius heard about CSCF from an acquaintance who shared how CSCF provides training and job placements. He was intrigued by the recommendation and connected with a CSCF Career Consultant. Together, […]

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Summer Youth Program: Making an Informed Choice

Deciding which career path to take can be a daunting task, but signing up for the Summer Youth Program’s Explore Track helped Marvon explore all his options. The program allows students to learn about a specific career and the educational path needed to achieve that goal. Inspired by his love for animals, Marvon thought about […]

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Summer Youth Program: Transforming Lives for Brighter Futures

The Summer Youth Program inspired second-time participant, Keyla, to pursue a college education. Before joining the program, Keyla was unsure about her plans after high school. Growing up with financial hardships, Keyla never thought of college as an option for the future. After pursuing two internships through the program’s Experience Track, she realized she can […]

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