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Tampa Bay Hires

Hire Today For a Higher Tomorrow

Ready to get a job, or start training for a career but don’t know where to start? Tampa Bay Hires 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 gain hands-on experience, Tampa Bay Hires can provide you with the skills you need! Tampa Bay Hires 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 Referral



Services Offered To Young Adults:

For information on the programs and schools we cover view the links below:

Approved Training Vendors and Targeted Occupations Lists

Paid Work Experience– Currently closed due to full obligation of funds.

Please continue to check back for updates on when the prescreen link will be reopened.

Program Overview:

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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.


BLS Announces New Release on College Enrollment and Work Activity of Recent High School and College Graduates — 2020.  In October 2020, 62.7 percent of 2020 high school graduates ages 16 to 24 were enrolled in colleges or universities, down from 66.2 percent in the prior year, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported.  Among 20- to 29-year-olds who received a bachelor’s degree in 2020, 67.3 percent were employed, down from 76.0 percent in 2019.  These changes reflect the effect of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.  To view the press release, visit:

Around thirty young adults turned out for a small job fair set up by the Summer Job Connection and The Boys and Girls Club of Tampa Bay. These young adults are preparing for interviews with Club Counselors to help them gain employment, some for the first time. Summer Intern Thomas Supeau takes us to the event at CareerSource Tampa Bay’s North Florida location.

For more information click here.


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