[clug] Google internships for Uni students

Michael Still mikal at stillhq.com
Fri May 19 02:05:17 GMT 2006

Drew Parsons wrote:
> On Thu, 2006-05-18 at 14:56 -0700, Michael Still wrote:
>>Ok, so we are willing to consider resumes for internships for "sysops" 
>>positions. Sysops wasn't a term I had heard before moving to the US
> You must be young :)  
> We called the owners of the pre-internet Bulletin Boards (BBSs) "sysops"
> back in the '80s, connecting from our Commodore 64s.

Well, I've worked with "operators" before -- they're those guys who 
change the tapes for mainframes. I hadn't heard it as a term for systems 
admin and reliability engineering.


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