Summer Job Connection - Youth

Welcome to your Summer Job Connection! A six-week paid work experience opportunity in industries such as:

  • Healthcare
  • Manufacturing
  • Information Technology
  • Financial Shared Service

To participate you much meet eligibility and submit your online application to be considered.


  • You must be between the ages of 16-21 years old
  • You must be a Hillsborough County resident
  • You must meet low income /employment requirements


Applicant Process

Applicants will be accepted on a first come, first serve basis as funding is limited to 400 youths.  A CareerSource Tampa Bay Program Specialist will contact applicants to review and discuss their application and potential eligibility for the Summer Job Connection program.

All participants will be required to attend a mandatory, all day, Youth Summit at the end of May.  The Job Fair/Matching event  will occur at the end of the event.

Key Program Dates:

  • April 1, 2019  ̶  Program Application Launched  
  • April 15, 2019  ̶  Youth Registrations  / Intake Sessions
  • June 2019  ̶  Youth Summit / Job Matching (1st week in June)
  • June 10, 2019  ̶   Participants first day of work