Google's taking applications through Friday for its Summer of Code and will have a Google+ hangout today at 3:30pm PDT on its Google Students page with Open Source Programs Manager Chris DiBona answering questions.
Summer of Code is a three-month paid internship for college students who want to work on open source projects. Participating organizations have submitted 180 projects for students to work on. Those accepted into the program will be announced on the Summer of Code site on April 23.
There will be myriad internship opportunities available this summer, and now's the time to apply. According to a study by the National Association of Colleges and Employers, employers plan to hire 8.5 percent more interns this year, with a projected average hourly wage of $16.20, The Wall Street Journal reports.
Among the opportunities: