In Central Florida, professionals strike a sweet balance between work and play.
With career development and entrepreneurship opportunities across industries, you’ll sharpen your skills while sporting an endless summer. Learn why these local professionals, entrepreneurs and community members choose to put down roots in Polk.
Graphic Designer at creative studio builds community
IT Supervisor at Nucor Steel explores the outdoors
Construction Project Manager finds opportunity
Nurse Manager lives with passion and purpose
WHY CHOOSE CENTRAL FLORIDA?
There’s more to explore in Central Florida than ideal weather and sprawling orange groves. You’ll find thriving businesses. Inspiring arts and culture. Ambitious entrepreneurship. And—most importantly—a friendly, down-to-earth community that looks out for each other in every season.
A Day in the Life
Sunny days, laid-back nights, boundless career growth opportunities… And a quick commute to sandy beaches, world-class art museums, and metros like Tampa Bay and Orlando. It doesn’t get any better than this.
Create Your Dream Career Here
Thanks to our 2,000 miles of prime landscape, diverse industries like healthcare, logistics, and technology set up shop in Polk County. You’ll recognize some of our top employers: like Amazon, BayCare, Coca-Cola, and our famous Publix headquarters. And in case you were wondering, job opportunities won’t run dry. We’re home to the Central Florida Innovation District—so we’re projected to create more high-skill, high wage jobs across major industries than anywhere else in the nation.
You know what pairs well with affordable small-town charm? Big-city access. Nestled between Tampa Bay and Orlando, Polk County is a hidden gem waiting to be discovered.