SPUG: Perl Volunteering
mherrewig at hotmail.com
Wed Mar 22 03:23:02 CST 2000
I have been working for the past few years to steer my career toward system
administration and/or programming. I will be hiring material after I
achieve one more thing: experience. There are only two ways I can think of
to gain experience without getting it on-the-job.
1) Buy all the necessary equipment and be my own Sysadmin. This would be
fun, however, I have neither the money, nor the space to persue this option.
2) Volunteer my time to a non-profit organization. The only drawback to
this is not getting paid for my time. But my payment would be the
My questions to you wonderful people are these:
-Is there such a thing as volunteer sysadmin-ing or programming?
-Where could I start looking for such an opportunity?
I want to focus mostly on *nix and perl and avoid MS if at all possible. I
am eager to explore any ideas you may have. Thank you.
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