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Article One: GSoC – More than an internship

It was September and I was thinking of some really nice internship to work on real life problems. Though there are many internships available very few really give you required exposure to real life problems. Off course real research internships at start-ups is exception to it. But then there are challenges about selecting right start-up organisation. When these thoughts were crowding my mind, I started to search for internship opportunities. This took me to GSOC page. When I gone through the data, I really liked the way it is organised, the immaculate process and exposure for students. Open source movement has always attracted me and since GSOC gives opportunity for students to contribute to open source it was on top of my list. I really began dreaming about it, I contacted seniors and students who have completed it in past. The more information I acquired about GSoC, the more I got fascinated about it. I even found that the contents, process and value created through this internship …