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Fedora is participating in the link:https://www.outreachy.org/[Outreachy] round running from May to August 2021.
What is Outreachy
Outreachy is an internship program for people from group underrepresented in free and open source software, including women internationally and underrepresented people of color in the U.S. Our goal is to increase participation in Fedora. Please see the link:https://www.outreachy.org/apply/[main page with program details] for the general information, such as timeline, background information, eligibility, requirements, and the application form.
This page contains information about Fedora's participation Outreachy. Please feel free to contact us via the mailing list below for clarifications and more information. You can also use the IRC channel.
Student Information
We are yet to select the participants for 2021, please stay posted to the mailing list link:https://lists.fedoraproject.org/admin/lists/summer-coding@lists.fedoraproject.org/[summer-coding@lists.fedoraproject.org] for announcements regarding the selections and about the information regarding the projects. You can read the accepted project for this year at xref:outreachy/2021/ideas.adoc[ideas].
Why spend your summer working on FOSS?
When you work in the open on free software, you create a body of work that follows you for the rest of your life. Rather than a coding assignment done by thousands of other students and relegated to the bottom of the drawer at semester's end, working in FOSS is a chance to contribute to a living project.
Working in FOSS gives you a chance to:
Work with real-world, large codebases.
Collaborate with real engineers and other professionals.
Contribute to something meaningful while learning and earning.
Learn tools and processes that are just like what you are going to use if you work in technology after graduation.
Make friends and contacts around the globe.
Attract attention that can lead to an internship or job after graduation.
Create lifetime connections and associations.
If you are new to the Fedora Project, the following material will help you to get started.
link:https://docs.fedoraproject.org/fedora-project/project/fedora-overview.html[Fedora Project Overview]