There's One Week Left To Apply For Outreachy Round 15
Written by Michael Larabel in GNOME on 15 October 2017 at 12:55 PM EDT. 56 Comments
There's one week left for women and other under-represented groups in the open-source world to apply for Outreachy Round 15 for a winter internship to work on various projects.

Outreachy applications are due 23 October and accepted participants are announced in early November for this $5500 USD internship period that runs from December to March. This round is open to: "internationally to women (cis and trans), trans men, and genderqueer people. Internships are also open to residents and nationals of the United States of any gender who are Black/African American, Hispanic/[email protected], Native American/American Indian, Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian, or Pacific Islander."

Among the possible projects for round 15 include:

- Adding features to the GNOME Photos application.

- Improve Debian reproducible builds.

- Develop a calendar database of FOSS social events and conferences.

- Coordinate attendees and speakers representing Debian at Open Source conferences.

- Help out with the kernel's graphics subsystem, dri-devel.

- A user advocate for the Tor project to bridge between Tor non-technical users and developers.

- Go and container-related projects for OpenStack.

The complete list of current projects accepting participants and more via this apply page. Learn more at
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