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From Hadrian Zbarcea <hzbar...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Introduction: students want to learn about Apache
Date Sun, 13 Apr 2014 02:39:46 GMT
If this is GMU in Northern Virginia, I am short 30 drive away from there. I
could go and meet with them if they'd be interested. I also know a few
companies interested in open source (mostly Apache related) talent in the
DC area.

Cheers,
Hadrian



On Sat, Apr 12, 2014 at 2:43 PM, Mattmann, Chris A (3980) <
chris.a.mattmann@jpl.nasa.gov> wrote:

> Count me in for remote help too. I'm really big on bringing students
> to Apache (through my USC courses for years and elsewhere).
>
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Suresh Marru <smarru@apache.org>
> Reply-To: "dev@community.apache.org" <dev@community.apache.org>
> Date: Wednesday, April 9, 2014 9:32 AM
> To: "dev@community.apache.org" <dev@community.apache.org>
> Cc: Shauna GM <shaunagm@gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: Introduction: students want to learn about Apache
>
> >Hi Noirin & Shauna,
> >
> >Just a comment. I gave a brief talk on the career panel at the open hatch
> >event in Indiana University, Bloomington and the whole event was indeed
> >fascinating. I will not be able to help with any of these upcoming events
> >in person, but will be happy to help as needed remotely.
> >
> >Suresh
> >
> >On Apr 9, 2014, at 10:03 AM, Nóirín Plunkett <noirin@apache.org> wrote:
> >
> >> Community Project,
> >>
> >> Let me introduce Shauna, from Openhatch.org.
> >>
> >> She sets up events for college students who are interested in open
> >>source.
> >> Her next batch of kids, at George Mason University (April 19th -
> >> http://hackmason.org/openhatch/), is interested in Apache--would anyone
> >>be
> >> available to go and talk with them? Alternatively, would anyone be
> >> available to participate remotely/via video call? (I've known Openhatch
> >>for
> >> several years now, and can strongly vouch for their awesome bona fides.)
> >>
> >> Openhatch also have events coming up in Boston (April 26th and 27th),
> >> Chicago (April 26th), Salinas (May 3rd) and elsewhere, where Apache
> >>people
> >> would be very welcome to get involved.
> >>
> >> There are a few main ways to be involved as a mentor.  For people who
> >>are
> >> local to an event, they are very welcome to come and mentor throughout
> >>the
> >> day.  This usually means answering questions, sometimes presenting
> >> activities, and helping students contribute to projects.  The last part
> >>of
> >> the day involves a period of 1-3 hours where students begin to make
> >> contributions to open source projects.  If people feel there are
> >>specific
> >> projects they know well--particularly projects you're a committer
> >>for--you
> >> can help students contribute to those projects specifically.
> >>
> >> To be a "project lead" one does not have to be there in person--you can
> >>do
> >> this remotely by being paired with a local mentor.  It's also important
> >>to
> >> note that mentors don't have to be programmers, and contributions are
> >>not
> >> just code contributions.  Any kind of open source contribution is
> >>welcome,
> >> as are any kind of contributor.  :)
> >>
> >> Lastly, it's also possible to be part of their "remote career panels".
> >> When Openhatch don't have enough people to do an in-person career panel,
> >> they get open source professionals from around the country to join in
> >>on a
> >> video call where students ask questions like, "How do people make money
> >>off
> >> of open source?"  "Was it hard to find a job working on free/open source
> >> software?" and others.
> >>
> >> Questions are probably best directed to Shauna herself--I'm just the
> >> conduit :-)
> >>
> >> Thanks!
> >>
> >> Noirin
> >
>
>

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