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Outreachy provides internships to work Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) Internships provide a wide varity of domains to work in. Projects may include programming, user experience, documentation, illustration, graphical design, or data science. While contributing to a FOSS project, you get to learn plentiful and get a taste of what it's like to be a part of a big system with various working parts. Don't do it because everyone you know is doing it, peer pressure be damned.