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I've got a repo that I contribute to within an Organization that I administer. I'm trying to add it to careers, but it won't allow it. Is this on purpose? I don't really want to fork it to my personal account, since I won't be maintaining it from there.

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This might have been more appropriate to post to Meta Stack Exchange...but I'm not sure. –  Cupcake Jul 1 '14 at 1:01
@Cupcake is correct, MSE is the meta site for Careers. –  Shadow Wizard Jul 1 '14 at 9:23
@ShadowWizard shouldn't we burninate the careers tag on MSO then? –  Cupcake Jul 1 '14 at 13:35
@Cupcake no, it's still useful for the careers team to come have a look and migrate to MSE if needed. :) –  Shadow Wizard Jul 1 '14 at 13:59

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If you're a public member of a Github organization, you can add projects from it.

But if your membership of the organization is not public, we won't be able to see that you're a member.

You can change your visibility from the organization admin page on Github.

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Ah, I had no idea I was private by default. Good to know. –  Chase Florell Jul 1 '14 at 15:51
FYI, if you are not an organization admin, to make your membership public go to the organization's page, people, and in your profile's show click "make public". –  Filly Aug 4 '14 at 22:53

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