Tampa Bay Summer Hires Employer Application Now Open for 2024

Tampa Bay Summer Hires Employer Application Now Open for 2024

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

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


CareerSource Tampa Bay will offer onsite support to the worksite supervisor, providing coaching and youth development. Employers must complete an online application at the following website:


A CSTB Business Development Manager will contact interested employers to schedule site visits. The six-week Paid Internship will run from June 17, 2024, to July 26, 2024.


Young adults participating in the Paid Internship program will be paid $15.00 per hour and will work a maximum of 29 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/Building Trades, Hospitality/Tourism, Transportation/Logistics, Manufacturing, Information Technology, and Financial Shared Services.

• Other in-demand occupational areas will be considered.


Participants will also be required to attend an all-day Youth Summit held in June 2024 throughout Hillsborough County. During the summit, they will learn about the hiring process, job application techniques, and receive tips for success in their first job.


“This will be the sixth year for our summer hires program,” said Mario Rodriquez, Director of Business Services – 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 2024 Employer Information Session on Wednesday, February 21, 2024, at 10:00 am.


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


For more information, employers can contact [email protected] or call 813-397-2035.


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 $23,377,669.


CareerSource Tampa Bay works with businesses and candidates to leverage their training, retraining, and competitive opportunities in the workforce. CareerSource Tampa Bay provided 97,000 services to 20,000 active Wagner-Peyser individuals during the program year 2021-22. CareerSource Tampa Bay, with our six 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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