Apply for City of Orlando Summer Youth Employment

Are you 15-19 years old and need a job?

The City of Orlando is partnering with CareerSource to provide a five-week internship with partners allowing high school students ages 15 to 19 that live in the City of Orlando and qualify for free or reduced lunch, to gain hands-on experience working in their field of interest.

Internships take place June 6, 2022 through July 8, 2022 with students working 30 hours a week for $14 an hour while receiving mentorship from seasoned professionals. After July 8, businesses can choose to keep the student as a regular employee. 


Step 1.Check your eligibility

To apply, you must be:

  • a resident of the City of Orlando
  • between the ages of 15 and 19

Step 2.Fill out the initial application

Submit an application 

Step 3.Visit an open house to provide necessary documents

Students should bring the following with them to register at an open house:

  • Application
  • Birth Certificate
  • Signed social security card
  • School ID or Florida ID
  • Free and reduced lunch letter from Guidance Counselor 

If students attend a school that doesn't have free and reduced lunch or they do not qualify for free and reduced lunch, they must submit their parents paystub. 

Open House Schedule

 Date Location Address Time
Wednesday, April 13 College Park Neighborhood Center 2393 Elizabeth Avenue 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Friday, April 15 Northwest Neighborhood Center 3955 W D Judge Drive 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, April 16 Smith Neighborhood Center 1723 Bruton Boulevard 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Monday, April 18 Callahan Neighborhood Center 101 North Parramore Avenue 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, April 20 Hankins Neighborhood Center 1340 Lake Park Court 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Friday, April 22 Jackson Neighborhood Center 1002 West Carter Street 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, April 23 Englewood Neighborhood Center 6123 La Costa Drive 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. 
Monday, April 25 Ivey Lane Neighborhood Center 291 Silverton Street 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. 
Wednesday, April 27  Reeves Terrace Neighborhood Center  150 McJordan Avenue 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. 
Friday, April 29 Wadeview Neighborhood Center 2177 South Summerlin Avenue 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, April 30 Grand Avenue Neighborhood Center  800 Grand Street 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Step 4.You will receive program orientation information

Before starting your internship, you will receive training on topics such as resume building, financial literacy, and professionalism.

Step 5.We will refer you to a company and position 

Step 6.Start your new internship

Step 7.You will receive ongoing evaluations and guidance

Each student is assigned a case manager to help them navigate the internship experience. Case workers will check in regularly and provide guidance.