Outreachy Deadlines Are Due Next Week For Winter Open-Source Internships
Written by Michael Larabel in GNOME on 14 October 2016 at 06:47 AM EDT. 46 Comments
For women and other select groups, the GNOME Outreachy Winter 2016 internship program has its application deadline due next week for those wishing to get involved in open-source / free software development.

Outreachy is preparing for its Winter 2016 program that will run from December to March. Like past rounds, interns get paid $5,500 USD for their work on various open-source projects.

The eligibility requirements for this round of Outreachy are "(i) you are a resident or national of any country or region other than Crimea, Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Syria, or Sudan and identify as a woman (cis or trans), trans man, or genderqueer person (including genderfluid or genderfree) or (ii) you are a resident or national of the United States of any gender who is Black/African American, Hispanic/[email protected], American Indian, Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian, or Pacific Islander."

Among the participating projects this time around include Debian, Fedora, FFmpeg, GNOME, the Linux kernel, OpenStack, QEMU, Xen, and more.

Those interested in learning more can visit this round's page or the general Outreachy site.
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