Everybody... quick, put up your hands whoever has heard of Joel Spolsky. No? Come on! He's one of the clearest thinkers in software engineering field, and you can checkout his amazing essays on SE at this place:
Not only that, he owns FogCreek Software, and I can say I have read some of his essays which had a great impact on how I think about my job. He's simply one of the best.
Here's one thing, had I been in USA, would've given a lot for: Internship Program at FogCreek Software. If you are studying CS or have someone who does, and you think he/she is really bright, ask them to check this out:
It might be the best thing that can happen to them. (Sunny, are you listening?).