Outreachy Begins Soliciting For 2017 Winter Internships
Written by Michael Larabel in Free Software on 8 September 2017 at 05:53 AM EDT. 13 Comments
FREE SOFTWARE --
With the Outreachy Summer 2017 internship period wrapping up, the application period has opened for the Outreachy Winter 2017 internship program.

If you are looking to get involved with free software development but missed out on a past Outreachy round or Google Summer of Code, the winter internship period is running from now through 23 October for applications. For those accepted, the actual program runs from 5 December to 5 March 2018. Those participating are paid $5,500 USD plus a $500 travel stipend.

To be eligible, you must be 18+ years old, have the time to work 40 hour weeks on the project regardless of other work or being a student, be a resident of any country/region besides Crimea/Cuba/Iran/North Korea/Syria/Sudan, and the rest of the Outreachy requirements this round come down to:
United States of America residents or nationals:

You identify as a woman (cis or trans), trans man, or genderqueer person (including genderfluid or genderfree) OR
You are any gender and you are Black/African American, Hispanic/Latin@, American Indian/Native American, Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian, or Pacific Islander

Residents of countries other than the United States of America:

You identify as a woman (cis or trans), trans man, or genderqueer person (including genderfluid or genderfree)
Those wishing to apply can visit Outreachy.org or the details are summed up in this mailing list post.
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