[openstack-dev] Google Sumer of Code 2016 - Call for ideas and mentors (deadline 19/02/2016)

Davanum Srinivas davanum at gmail.com
Tue Feb 2 17:35:14 UTC 2016


Thanks for doing this. I've signed up as a Mentor at


This is a great opportunity for students to get to know your
project(s), so please sign up!


On Mon, Feb 1, 2016 at 1:12 PM, Victoria Martínez de la Cruz
<victoria at vmartinezdelacruz.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> Google Summer of Code (GSoC) is a program that matches mentoring
> organizations with college and university student developers who are paid to
> write open source code. It has been around 2005 and we had been accepted as
> a mentor organization in only one opportunity (2014) having a great outcome
> for both interns and for our community. We expect to be able to join this
> year again, but for that, we will need your help.
> Mentors
> We need to submit our application as a mentoring organization, but for that,
> we need to have a clear outline of what different projects we have for
> interns to work on.
> *** The deadline for mentoring organizations applications is 19/02/2016. ***
> If you are interested in mentoring but you have doubts about it, please feel
> free to reach us here or on #openstack-gsoc. We will be happy to reply any
> doubt you may have about mentoring for this internship. Also, you can check
> out this guide [0].
> If you are already convinced that you want to join us as a mentor for this
> round, add your name in the OpenStack Google Summer of Code 2016 wiki page
> [1] and add your project ideas in [2]. Make sure you leave your contact
> information in the OpenStack GSoC 2016 wiki and that you add all the
> important details about the project idea. Also reach us if there is
> something you are not certain about.
> Interns
> Whereas we don't know yet if we are going to make it as a mentoring
> organization for this round, if you want to join us as an intern and you
> want to help OpenStack to get selected as a mentoring organization, you can
> help us proposing different tasks for the various projects we have in our
> ecosystem.
> For your inspiration, you can check out past projects in [3] and [4].
> Looking forward to see GSoC happening again in our community!
> Thanks,
> Victoria
> [0] http://en.flossmanuals.net/gsocmentoring/
> [1] https://wiki.openstack.org/wiki/GSoC2016
> [2] https://wiki.openstack.org/wiki/Internship_ideas
> [3] https://wiki.openstack.org/wiki/GSoC2014
> [4] https://wiki.openstack.org/wiki/GSoC2015

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