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The FSF tech team needs a Fall 2018 intern! Apply by July 22nd, 2018

by Andrew Engelbrecht Contributions Published on Jun 13, 2018 12:17 PM
This is an educational opportunity to work with the organization that sponsors the GNU Project, publishes the GNU General Public License (GPL), and fights for software freedom.

As a fall intern, you will work closely with the FSF tech team in your area of interest, such as network administration, GNU Project support, or Web development. We're looking for a responsible candidate who is interested in learning about system administration, programming, security auditing, software stack research, and other technical domains. Past interns contributed to GNU Wget2, contributed to GIMP, created "HUBAngl" for easy video streaming, worked on porting LibreJS to WebExtensions, improved the Free Software Directory, penetration tested our network, and researched Ceph distributed object storage and the freedom status of single board computers. Interns may choose from our current list of projects, or suggest one of their own. We prefer local interns who can work in our downtown Boston office, but we have hosted some remote interns in the past as well.

You can read more about our requirements for interns here, and see past intern projects here.

How to apply

Send a letter of interest and resume with two references by email to Make sure that your materials are in free software friendly formats (PDF and plain text work well), and include "Internship" in your subject line. If you can, please include links to sites you've made (personal blogs are okay!), designs or code you've made, and relevant writing. Please include these as URLs, though email attachments in free formats are acceptable too.

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