April is internship month, and if you’re looking for a practical way to build your open source career skills, internships provide unique opportunities to get started.
In a previous article, we looked at various summer of code-style programs that provide opportunities to learn and engage with open source projects and communities, including:
And, this article from FOSSlife includes even more internships to check out, including many paid student opportunities:
- Academy Software Foundation Summer Learning Program — Enables underrepresented individuals to learn about technical careers in visual effects and animation.
- Amazon student internships — Available globally and typically lasting 12-16 weeks.
- CERN Short-Term Internship — Open year-round to students worldwide.
- GitHub Octernships — Fully remote internships open to students in Colombia, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mexico, Nigeria, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam.
- Igalia Coding Experience Program — A grant program for people studying computer science, IT, or free software.
Be sure to review the timelines, rules of eligibility, and codes of conduct for any project that interests you.
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