goals and benefits ➔ How does it works ➔ How to apply and who is eligible ➔ How to choose the organization and project ➔ Google Summer of Code updates ➔ Google Summer of Code 2015 timeline ➔ Some interesting statistic ➔ Useful links
online, international program designed to encourage university student participation in open source software development. The program provides the framework for students to work for an open source software organization by paying them a stipend in exchange for their development on the project.
together open source software organizations and students to complete a software project; • Encourage students contribute to open-source; • Earn experience from real projects and live software development process; • Get scholarship equivalent to 5500$; • Produce more open-source code and involve more developers to work with open-source
(February) open source software projects apply to be mentoring organizations for the program. ➢ Google chooses the organizations and announces them on program website (February - March) ➢ Students submit project proposals (March) to the mentoring organizations. ➢ Mentoring organizations choose which students they’d like to accept and pairs them with mentors to help through their project. The students are notified of their acceptance in late April or May.
- Mentoring open-source organizations applications period; ➢ 27 Feb - Accepted mentoring organizations will be announced; ➢ 20 Mar - 3 Apr - Student applications period; ➢ 1 May - Accepted students will be announced; ➢ 30 May - Coding begins; ➢ 26 - 30 Jun - Mid-term evaluation period; ➢ 21- 29 Aug - Final evaluation period; ➢ 6 Sep - Final results announced. MOST IMPORTANT
stipend 6000 USD for each accepted student, 500 USD will be organization and 5500 USD – student. ➢ Accepted students will receive 500 USD after coding begins. ➢ After successful mid-term evaluation student receive 2250 USD. ➢ After successful final evaluation student receive 2750 USD. ➢ Organization will receive 500 USD in November.
from 4420 students • 190 Open Source organizations • 1307 accepted students from 73 countries • 1173 completed projects • Average age of students 20 years • The oldest student is 57 years old. • ~67% – bachelors, ~22% – masters, ~9% – PhD • 10% – girls • ~50 million lines of code have been produced.
improvement as well as communication; ★ Experience of working on real projects; ★ Stipend and cool T-shirt; ★ Code examples, familiarity with guidelines, licences, etc. ★ Useful contacts. Organization obtain: ★ New developers and complement projects; ★ Project globalization.