Putnam poised to accept internship applications

The Putnam County PILOT program is accepting applications for 2020. Photo provided by Putnam County.

CARMEL – Putnam County Executive MaryEllen Odell is continuing the PILOT program that she started in 2013, with the assistance of the county legislature.   Putnam Invests in Leaders of Tomorrow, or PILOT, is preparing to accept applications for 2020.  Putnam students will be able to apply for paid and unpaid summer internships in county government starting on November 25.  Accepted students gain hands-on professional experience in areas such as finance, criminal justice, engineering, communications, information technology, law, health, psychology and more.

“The PILOT program is one of the most important investments that Putnam County makes in its future,” said County Executive MaryEllen Odell. “We are introducing the workings of county government to the next generation and giving our youth a professional experience that may impact the career they choose to pursue.”

Eligible participants must be Putnam County residents who are graduate, college, or high school students in their junior or senior year.  For college students, a GPA of 3.0 or higher is recommended.  


Applicants must complete and submit all application materials online beginning November 25, 2019, through January 31, 2020. Filing instructions are posted on the Putnam County website at www.putnamcountyny.com/internapply.


For more information, contact Adriene Iasoni, Putnam County Personnel at 845-808-1650 ext. 46625

or [email protected]

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