One story of open source curiosity leading to a career in open source and various adventures.
Rikki Endsley reflects on how open source conferences and events helped advance her career in the field. She also interviews others from the industry on how volunteering and speaking at events changed the course of their careers.
Red Hat intern shares about being a Technical Support Engineer for the summer.
Melissa Lefebvre is interviewed for Careers in Open Source Week at Opensource.com on her experience as an operations manager for the open source library system, Koha.
Shawn Powers shares his experience with a career in Linux and shares tips on how you can get a job in Linux too.
"Code is the next resume." These words by Jim Zemlin, executive director at The Linux Foundation tell profoundly about how our technology industry, and the many businesses that depend on it, are transforming. The unprecedented success of open source development methodology in the recent past raises... Read more
My journey from bench scientist to open science software developer and how I develop better tools for open, reproducible scientific research.
Last week, we published articles from eight young professionals in open source—they are interns, students, and fellows working on open source projects and for teams that are part of open source businesses. This week, we'll publish articles from open source professionals who have been working in the... Read more
The Friday afternoon I received an offer for an internship at Red Hat was hands down one of the most important days of my career. Every time people asked me where I was working and I saw their reactions when I told them, I knew I was in a fortunate position.
On every floor at Red Hat Tower in downtown Raleigh, you’ll find a brand message sign that describes Red Hat’s values and culture. On the floor where I intern, the brand message is “Leaders are catalysts, turning shared purpose into shared results.” I see this sign multiple times everyday. Coming... Read more