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Google Summer of Code 2011 (English)

English version of a presentation I did about the Google Summer of Code (GSoC). GSoC is a program, sponsored by Google, aimed at getting students interested in open source development by paying them a stipend to work on an open source project for the summer.

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Google Summer of Code 2011 (English)

  1. $5000
  2. Motivation
  3. For your résumé
  4. Is Google evil ?
  5. Organizations apply forparticipation;List published March 18
  6. Students apply with theorganizations:March 28 - April 8
  7. Orgs rating applications;List of students: April 25
  8. Community Bonding Period
  9. Coding PeriodMay 23 - August 22
  10. Evaluation
  11. Success rate 2010 11 %89 %
  12. "I figured, hey, theyknow Im a student so they must know I dont know everything yet... So I figured I would apply and see how it went."
  13. Get involved early
  14. Make contact
  15. Ideas list vs.your own idea
  16. The Application
  17. Q&A
  18.➟ GSoC 2011➟ Frequently Asked QuestionsStudent
  19. Meet yourMentors
  20. CreditsPresentation: Dirk Haun,GSoC Logo: Google,Linux Journal cover via KatherineD on,GSoC Mentor Summit group photo via google-opensource.blogspot.comOther photos via Flickr, in order of appearance:"Twenties" by The.Comedian,"Thinking..." by Klearchos Kapoutsis,"Creative hire Resume T-shirt by BlackBirdTees" (A + B) by SOCIALisBETTER,"Sleepy Queue Day ?" by surprise truck,"erin and i wait in line for the costume ball" by striatic,"Winners podium moves along to Stage 7" by MoBikeFed,"Anéis | Rings" by Jeff Belmonte,"first class" by DArcy Norman,"Meeting Lille Metropole" by fdecomite,"Im thankful for the typical mornings." by ben.seid,"Conversation" by atomicjeep,"Ideas never run out" by adihrespati,"Instructions" by flattop341,"Fill your paper with the breathings of your heart" by katerha