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Tampa Bay Summer Hires Employer Application Now Open for 2023

~Hillsborough County businesses are encouraged to attend upcoming information session ~


TAMPA, FL – CareerSource Tampa Bay’s (CSTB) summer jobs program called Tampa Bay Summer Hires invites employers interested in training and mentoring the next generation of talent to sign up and participate in the Tampa Bay Summer Hires program.


CareerSource Tampa Bay will provide onsite support to the worksite supervisor, including coaching and youth development. Employers are required to complete an online application at the following website:


A CSTB Sector Strategist will contact interested employers to schedule site visits.


The six-week Paid Internship will run from June 26, 2023, to August 4, 2023.


Young adults participating in the Paid Internship program will be paid $15.00 per hour and will work a maximum of 20 hours per week.


Employers applying for the program must meet specific eligibility requirements:

  • Employers must be registered in Hillsborough County.
  • Business must be located in Hillsborough County.
  • Non-profits, Government, and Private For-Profit employers can apply.
  • Targeted Industries include Healthcare, Construction/Bldg. Trades, Hospitality/ Tourism, Transportation/ Logistics, Manufacturing, Information Technology, and Financial Shared Service.
  • Other In-demand occupational areas will be considered.


Participants will also be required to participate in an all-day Youth Summit (to be held in June, 2023 throughout Hillsborough County) where they’ll learn about the hiring process, how to apply for jobs, and get some tips about being successful at their first job.

“This will be the fifth year for our summer hires program,” said John Flanagan, CEO – CareerSource Tampa Bay. “This program directly impacts our community in Hillsborough”.


County, putting money in the pockets of young people and giving them real-world work experience. The program provides a great start into the ‘world of work’ and the opportunities available in Hillsborough County.”


Employers interested in learning more can register for the Tampa Bay Summer Hires 2023 Employer Information Session on Wednesday, March 15, at 10:00 am.


The link to register for the Employer Information Session, click on the link below:


About CareerSource Tampa Bay

Programs and initiatives are sponsored by CareerSource Tampa Bay and the State of Florida, Department of Economic Opportunity, and fully supported by the U.S. Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Agriculture as part of awards totaling $26,386,241.


CareerSource Tampa Bay works with businesses and candidates to leverage their training, retraining, and competitive opportunities in the workforce. CareerSource Tampa Bay provided 173,319 services to 37,054 active Wagner-Peyser individuals during the program year 2019-2020. CareerSource Tampa Bay, with our five career centers, is the single largest source of job candidates in the region, from entry-level to executive-level candidates. We work closely with all Veterans.


Businesses can access CareerSource’s wide range of services, including recruiting, training for new and existing employees, targeted hiring events, and retention support strategies. All resources and services are provided at no cost to both businesses and job candidates. Programs funded through CareerSource Tampa Bay are equal opportunity programs with auxiliary aids and services available upon request to individuals with disabilities. Persons using TTY/TTD equipment use Florida Relay Service 711. A proud partner of the American Job Center network, to learn more, visit




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