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Coordinate Wikimedia's participation in Google Summer of Code 2021 and Outreachy Round 22
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Description

More about these programs

Outreachy: https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Outreachy
GSoC: https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Google_Summer_of_Code

Timeline

Outreachy: https://www.outreachy.org/apply/project-selection/
GSoC: https://developers.google.com/open-source/gsoc/timeline

TODO

Before the program starts
After the applications open
  • Promote Wikimedia's participation in GSoC and Outreachy
  • Optional: Participate in the Outreachy Twitter chat
After the application deadline
  • Start an email thread with mentors and facilitate the selection process
After the results are announced
  • Send accepted participants a congratulations email and instructions to join Zulip, community building, etc.
  • Send rejected participants an email with opportunities to stay involved
  • Update the program page on MediaWiki with necessary information (accepted candidates, next steps, etc)
During the program
  • Remind students to continue working on projects and write reports
  • Outreachy contract renewal
After the program
  • Host a project showcase
  • Write a blog post
  • Archive the workboards on Phabricator

Event Timeline

srishakatux triaged this task as Medium priority.

I'd be happy to help this year where needed!

@Mahveotm Thanks for your interest and welcome! Come say hi to us on https://wikimedia.zulipchat.com/, and we will add you to an all administrators group chat w/ @QEDK and others :)

We can then chat about ways to help.