Putnam County Again Offering Internships

Students work in various offices during summer 2016

For the third year, the Putnam County government will offer summer internships to high school, college and graduate students as part of the Putnam Invests in Leaders of Tomorrow (PILOT) Program.

The application deadline for the 2016 program is Friday, Jan. 15. Interns typically work 28 hours a week. Some pay $8 to $10 an hour, and some are unpaid. Participants must be county residents, and high school students must be at least 16 years old and juniors or seniors. It’s recommended that college students have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. For more information, visit putnamcountyny. com.

County Executive MaryEllen Odell (middle row, center) with many of 2015 PILOT interns. (Photo provided)

County Executive MaryEllen Odell (middle row, center) with many of 2015 PILOT interns. (Photo provided)

The New York state government also offers internships to undergraduate and graduate college students in various agencies and the executive branch. Students are asked to submit an application, upload a resume and identify jobs of interest. The deadline for the summer 2016 program is Wednesday, Dec. 23. To apply, visit nysinternships.com/nnyl.

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