are you student ?
do you will like to have an unique experience ?
do you will like to have a mentor helping you with the issues ?
do you will like to have fun coding ?
do you will like to contribute to an open source project ?
and have been paid for that ??? believe it!, Summer of Code is for you !!!
My personal tips:
- Look for an interesting project for you
- If you already has chose which project do you will like to contribute, GET IN TOUCH WITH THE MENTORS before the project start, they can help you...
- You can do it !, It's the biggest opportunity to join to the opensource world...
If some one of you need some help, just email me!