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

CareerSource Tampa Bay Currently has more than $500,000 dollars to assist recent grads and youth go back-to-school or begin a career using Paid Work Experience, On the Job
Training or Entrepreneurial Training.

“For youth that are interested in attending trade school or junior college with a paid scholarship, opportunities are still available for the fall,” says Fadhail Ibraheem, CareerSource Tampa Bay Youth Director. “We’re ready to help with this exciting program and provide a clear career path during these uncertain times.”

CareerSource Tampa Bay Young Talent of Tampa Bay offers 16 to 24-year old young adults beneficial assistance with resume writing, career coaching, job placement and more.
“It’s important that we assist those young people who have been affected by the current crisis,” says CSTB CEO John Flanagan. “We’re eager to help any young person who is still undecided about their future plans.“

Services available include:
· Career Exploration
· GED Assistance
· Employability Skills Training, Including Financial Literacy
· Career Coaching and Guidance
· Tuition Assistance
· Limited Supportive Services
· Paid Work Experience and On-the-Job Training Referrals

Some of the training programs available include graphic design, cosmetology, computer information technology, barbering, surgical technology, dental assisting, or commercial
vehicle driving to name a few. Several apprenticeships will also be available.

About CareerSource Tampa Bay

CareerSource Tampa Bay programs and initiatives are fully supported by the U.S. Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Agriculture as part of awards totaling

CareerSource Tampa Bay works with businesses and candidates to leverage their training, retraining, and competitive opportunities in the workforce. CareerSource Tampa Bay provided
240,269 services to 36,960 active Wagner-Peyser individuals during program year 2018-2019.

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. Businesses can access CareerSource’s wide range of services that include 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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