Whether you went to college or you didn't. Whether you interned at the company where you work now or started out in a completely different field. For many an important and valuable step before that first professional job is one in which they get their feet wet.
In this series interns, college kids, and pre-professionals tell us what they've learned from their experience with open source prior to stepping onto the big, career stage. Chances are you'll learn something too.
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- Collaboration isn't what they taught you in school by Kristen DeMaria, on her experience at Red Hat.
- Open source love at first commit by Levi Bostian, on his experience as a Computer Science major.
- Leaders are catalysts for shared purpose and results by Sarah Shelton, on her experience at Red Hat.
- Women interns rocking open source at Xen Project by Lars Kurth, on interns working on the Xen project via GSoC.
- Looking for a technology job? Learn as much as you can about open source by Josh Teder, on his experience at Red Hat.
- Open source has me brainwashed by Derek Brown, on interning with Red Hat's corporate strategy department.
- What is a software engineering job really like? by Anne LoVerso, on being an intern for the team developing Project Atomic at Red Hat.
- Coding all summer long in OpenStack by Victoria Martinez de la Cruz, on her Google Summer of Code experience with OpenStack.
Next up, a series on professionals in open source. Hear about amazing projects from the people who work on them.