Putnam Invest in Leaders of Tomorrow Summer Internship Program 2015

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 Application Deadliine: January 16, 2015

Putnam County Executive MaryEllen Odell invites high school Juniors/Seniors, undergraduate and graduate students to apply for summer internship opportunities with Putnam County government.

Apply for a chance to be selected for an invaluable experience that will provide the opportunity to:

  • explore a potential career field and develop career-related skills;
  • demonstrate to college and/or graduate school admission counselors and future employers your motivation to learn and build experience in your field of study or area of interest;
  • establish pre-professional experience;
  • develop personal contacts in your field of interest;
  • observe and be a part of ongoing activities in a fast-paced, real world environment.

Interns selected will be matched, to the extent possible, with work opportunities in Putnam County government that align with the student’s interests and/or field of study.

Program Period: May 26 – August 14, 2015, with flexible starting and ending dates, depending upon student availability, to a maximum of 8 weeks within such period.

Hourly rate for paid positions will be :

  • Intern (High school)           $8.00/hour
  • Intern (College)                    $9.00/hour
  • Intern (Graduate)                $10.00/hour

Unpaid Positions:

Unpaid internships will be available.  Children of County employees are also eligible for these positions.


  • Resident of Putnam County
  • Be 16 years of age or older
  • For college level applicants, we recommend a grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or equivalent of a “B”
  • Children of Putnam County employees are excluded from paid internships, but may be placed in unpaid positions
  • Certain assignments may require background screening

Selection Criteria:

  1. Be eligible to work in the United States
  2. Meet the PILOT program eligibility requirements
  3. Preference will be given to undergraduate/graduate students for paid intern opportunities in the PILOT program
  4. Availability to work 28 hours/week

How to apply:
Please complete the application form. Be sure to attach a cover letter and your resume.
Click here for an application form.

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the  Putnam Invest in Leaders of Tomorrow Summer Internship Program

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