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Google Summer of Code 2010
The Fedora Summer Coding program connects students, mentors, sub-projects, and sponsors to provide coding opportunities as summer jobs.
This page has information for all the groups involved. (http://bit.ly/FSC-2010[Short URL.])
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General information
The xref:schedule.adoc[Summer Coding 2010 schedule] has the timeline of events.
The page xref:index[Summer Coding 2010] is the central location to find information about the program.
You are a student
This section is for students interested in contributing to the Fedora Project or JBoss.org through Fedora Summer Coding 2010.
If you have an idea or want to participate through Fedora or JBoss.org, you should already be looking around the community and link:https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Communicating_and_getting_help[communicating].
Timeline for students
Step-by-step for students
Why spend your summer working on FOSS?
When you work in the open on free software, you create a body of work that follows you for the rest of your life. Rather than a coding assignment done by thousands of other students and relegated to the bottom of the bit drawer at semester's end, working in FOSS is a chance to contribute to a living project.
Working in FOSS gives you a chance to:
Work with real world large codebases.
Collaborate with real engineers and other professional experts.
Contribute to something meaningful while learning and earning student value.
Learn tools and processes that are just like what you are going to use if you work in technology after graduation.
Make friends and contacts around the globe.