ONLamp: The Virtual Internship: Take Control of Your Future by Becoming an Open Source Developer
Aug 04, 2005, 04:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Brian W. Fitzpatrick)
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"Despite your fantastic grades and razor-sharp wit, when it
comes to looking for a job fresh out of college, you're going to
find yourself competing against a multitude of other students with
similarly impressive credentials. In some cases, you'll be
competing against people who have several years of experience and
all you've got on your resume is your senior project and an
internship fetching coffee at Random BigCo.
"The one thing you're missing on your resume is experience, and
most students are advised or required to complete an internship to
gain this much-needed knowledge. Unfortunately, most of the
experience students get in an internship is doing some of the most
menial chores in their field..."