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Call for Proposals: Outreachy Summer 2021

by cess , liz , ruthnwaiganjo , warren | April 04, 2021 00:44 04 Apr 00:44 | #26135 | #26135

Outreachy Summer 2021

We are participating in Outreachy summer program 2021. Outreachy internships are 3 months long. Interns are paid an internship stipend of $6,000 USD. Interns work with experienced mentors from open source communities.

We've done Outreachy for a 4 years now. Outreachy explains that:-

Anyone who faces under-representation, systemic bias, or discrimination in the technology industry of their country is invited to apply.

So, we're asking applicants to start posting their proposals for comment, here. Read on!

Deadline:

Outreachy applications will be close on April 30, 2021 4pm UTC

Projects

  1. Expand and refine Tag/topic system of PublicLab.org
  2. Improve education-related usability and functionality on PublicLab.org

We have a github discussion of the projects here

Read proposal ideas

Once you've gotten a bit familiar with our project see our welcome page here Please feel free to ask questions in the comments below, or to join our chat channel at https://publiclab/chat

Our welcoming page will help you understand how we collaborate, and we'll be there to help you take your first step. And try tackling a first-timers-only issue, to get an idea of how to become a contributor!

Also, read this page carefully to understand our workflow and how we structure summer of code projects: https://publiclab.org/wiki/gsoc#How+we+work

Please ask questions! We're very friendly and we love welcoming new people into our community.

Post a proposal for comment

Once you've read through some of these ideas and become a bit more familiar with our projects, it's time to post a proposal of your own.

You don't need to have a complete or even concrete idea -- share your thoughts early and we'll help you refine your proposal, and help you choose something that's the right difficulty level as well as being something our project really needs.

We've created a template for you to post a proposal here. Click here to begin:

Start drafting a proposal

Read other proposals

Before or after you post your own draft, read through others' listed below. Your best comments and input may come from other applicants!

Also see 2020 Winter proposals here

Proposals


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