Summer of Success

Summer of Success

During Summer of Success, eligible youth will attend Youth Employment Success Solutions (YESS) training where they will learn valuable skills to help them succeed in the workplace. Those who complete the classroom portion of the program will then participate in an internship where they will earn while they learn.


Eligibility requirements vary based on county. Applicants must reside in a participating county, submit the required documents and application, and be able to complete the program in its entirety. Please see program flyers for documentation requirements and additional information.

How to Apply

St. Lucie County residents may apply for St. Lucie County Summer of Success by clicking on the St. Lucie County Application button. Martin County residents may apply for St. Lucie County Summer of Success by clicking on the Martin County Application button. Summer of Success inquiries may be sent to

Employer Hosting Opportunity!

Summer of Success Program Seeks Employers to Host Youth Interns!

Private, non-profit, and public companies are invited to provide short-term, meaningful internship opportunities. Internships are needed for youth residing in participating counties. Youth are compensated through the program at no cost to the sponsoring company for up to 32 hours per week for four to six weeks. All participants attend Youth Employment Success Solutions (YESS) training prior to placement. Youth are matched to a worksite according to career interests and geographical location. Employers interested in hosting youth for 2022 may contact us at

Click the image below to learn more about the Summer of Success program with Tracey McMorris, CareerSource Research Coast COO and Mark Kelly of WPBF.

Tracey McMorris and Mark Kelly talk about the Sumer of Success program on WPBF

Program Partners

Sponsored in part by:
St. Lucie County  – St. Lucie County Board of County Commissioners
St. Lucie County Public Schools
Children’s Services Council of Martin County
Allegany Franciscan Ministries
Boys and Girls Clubs of St. Lucie County
Boys and Girls Clubs of Martin County

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