Internships to Build Your Open Source Career

April is internship month, and if you’re looking for a way to build your open source career skills, internships offer a practical and effective approach.

Internships are not just important to career growth, however, they are also vital in keeping open source projects healthy. For example, they can help lower barriers to participation and improve the sustainability of open source projects.

This article from Open Source JobHub looked at Summer of Code-style internships focused on project contributions, including:

More Opportunities

Many other types of tech internships are available as well, including international, paid opportunities to learn through student programs. Companies and organizations around the world offer such programs, and the following list includes just a few examples:

Research is key when considering any internship. Be sure you review the rules of eligibility and all associated requirements, as well as the code of conduct, for any program that interests you.

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