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Ready to get a job, but don’t know where to start? Young Talent Tampa Bay through CareerSource Tampa Bay can help! If you are out-of-school, between the ages of 16-24, and motivated to start a training program or begin a career, Young Talent Tampa Bay can provide you with the skills you need!

Young Talent Tampa Bay Provides

  • – Career Exploration
  • – Employability Skills Training, Including Financial Literacy
  • – Career Coaching and Guidance
  • – Tuition Assistance
  • – Limited Supportive Services
  • – Paid Work Experience and On-the-Job Training Referrals


Services Offered To Youth:

WIOA Youth Training – Education assistance at a local and approved college, obtain an online high school diploma, GED assistance, or assistance with employability skills.

$500,000 available to help with your tuition!
For more information on the programs and schools we cover view the links below:
  • – Approved training provider programs for 2019-2020: (PDF) (Excel)
  • – Local Targeted Occupation List for 2020-2021: (PDF)

Paid Work Experience– Connect with employers in leading industries to receive job-related training. Develop skills for in-demand occupations while gaining experience in the workforce.

Summer Job Connection- Explore different careers while becoming oriented to the workforce. Available to youth between the ages of 16-24.

Program Overview: (Click to make larger)


Ready to take the first step!?

WIOA Youth Program Online Pre-screen

To start the enrollment process, applicants will need to fully complete the WIOA Youth prescreen below. Once completed, you will be assigned to a WIOA Youth Career Coach who will contact you about your next steps within two business days. If you do not see an email in your inbox, please be sure to check your spam/junk folders.

To begin the pre-screen, please click the button below:

WIOA Youth Program Pre-Screen



Need more information?

Virtual Information Sessions for Youth 16-24 Years of Age

In response to COVID-19, CareerSource Tampa Bay’s (CSTB) Young Talent of Tampa Bay program is holding live virtual informational sessions. The live virtual sessions will be held for youth interested in gaining career advice, practical work experience, and other career guidance.

To be eligible, young adults need to be out of school, between the ages of 16-24 and live within Hillsborough County.  Additional eligibility applies.

Upcoming Information Sessions:
Friday, 02/12/2021 at 2:00 PM: Register Here
Wednesday, 02/17/2021 at 10:00 AM: Register Here
Wednesday, 03/03/2021 at 10:00 AM: Register Here
Wednesday, 03/17/2021 at 2:00 PM: Register Here
Wednesday, 03/31/2021 at 10:00 AM: Register Here
Wednesday, 04/14/2021 at 10:00 AM: Register Here
Friday, 04/23/2021 at 2:00 PM: Register Here
Wednesday, 04/28/2021 at 10:00 AM: Register Here
Wednesday, 05/12/2021 at 10:00 AM: Register Here
Friday, 05/21/2021 at 2:00 PM: Register Here
Wednesday, 05/26/2021 at 10:00 AM: Register Here
Wednesday, 06/09/2021 at 10:00 AM: Register Here
Wednesday, 06/23/2021 at 10:00 AM: Register Here
WIOA Youth Info Session

Questions or comments?

Call (813) 930-7400 or email

Youth Resources

These links provide a wide range of resources, tools and guides to assist youth in all situations with developing their potential. These resources work to place the power of information into the hands of youth and those individuals who guide them in successfully navigating their way into adulthood amidst a global knowledge economy.

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