it’s actually how i’m teaching students. they help me with small issues that i’m lazy to do and they get a real world experience
This can be a hard road if you’re only contributing to get a job. IMO, contributing to a project that appeals to you personally is a better fit.
Another related option is to “intern” for yourself and release your own project. What you’re doing there is creating a portfolio of projects that demonstrate your expertise.
@timClicks the reason why it better to work under someone roof is because you also learning to communicate and solve real problems. so it’s more about social skills - that you cannot develop, playing with your own project. especially when you begginer and can be confused by anything