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Outreachy May 2024 to August 2024 Internships

Timeline

Jan. 8, 2023 at 3pm UTCCoffee chat: Starting a career in open source
Jan. 15, 2024 at 4pm UTCInitial applications open
Jan. 15, 2024 at 3pm UTCLive Q&A for FOSS communities mentoring Outreachy interns
Jan. 17, 2024 at 3pm UTCLive Q&A for Outreachy applicants - initial application tips
Jan. 22, 2024 at 3pm UTCLive Q&A for Outreachy mentors
Feb. 21, 2024 at 3pm UTCLive Q&A for Outreachy applicants - contribution period tips
Jan. 29, 2024 at 4pm UTCInitial application deadline
March 8, 2024Project list finalized
March 4, 2024 at 4pm UTCInitial application results available
March 4, 2024 to April 2, 2024Contribute to projects
April 2, 2024
at 4pm UTC
Final application deadline
May 1, 2024 at 4pm UTCAccepted interns announced
May 27, 2024
to Aug. 23, 2024
Internships period

Documentation

Applicant guide and Internship guide. Recommended sections to read:

Project skills key

Each project will require a different level of experience with different skills.

Experience level: You do not need to be an expert to apply. Each project will need a different skill experience level:

No knowledge required
Concepts
Experimented
Comfortable
Challenge

Required skills: You don't need to have all project skills in order to apply. Each project skill will be listed as:

Required Mentors will only select you as an intern if you have this skill
Preferred Mentors prefer to select an intern who has this skill, but they may select you if you don't have this skill
Nice to have Mentors will select you, even if you don't have this skill

If you're unsure whether you have the project skills needed, reach out the mentor via email and ask them. It's better to ask than to not apply!

Outreachy Open Projects

Outreachy is offering internship projects in the following areas:

Contributions Begin March 4, 2024 at 4pm UTC

This is a preview of the projects which will begin accepting contributions and internship applications on March 4, 2024 at 4pm UTC. You'll be able to see all project details at that point if your initial application has been approved.


Bioconductor - 3 interns

Open Source Software for Bioinformatics

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Bioconductor project #1

Microbiome Study Curation

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Deadline is April 2, 2024 at 4pm UTC to record your contributions and create a final application.

Skill description
Impact on intern selection
Experience Level
Literature review skills
Preferred
Microbiome knowledge
Nice to have


caMicroscope - 1 intern

An Open-Source Platform for Biomedical Image and Data Analysis

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caMicroscope project #1

Accessibility Testing and Improvement for Biomedical Imaging

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Deadline is April 2, 2024 at 4pm UTC to record your contributions and create a final application.

Skill description
Impact on intern selection
Experience Level
Writing Automated Tests
Preferred
Accessibility
Nice to have
UX Design
Nice to have


caMicroscope project #2

Create Stanalone Executable for caMicroscope

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Deadline is April 2, 2024 at 4pm UTC to record your contributions and create a final application.

Skill description
Impact on intern selection
Experience Level
Backend web development
Required
Frontend Web Development
Preferred


CNCF OpenTelemetry - 1 intern

OpenTelemetry is a collection of tools, APIs, and SDKs. Use it to instrument, generate, collect, and export telemetry data (metrics, logs, and traces) to help you analyze your software’s performance and behavior.

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CNCF OpenTelemetry project #1

Implement one logging bridge

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Deadline is April 2, 2024 at 4pm UTC to record your contributions and create a final application.

Skill description
Impact on intern selection
Experience Level
Go
Preferred


Ersilia Open Source Initiative - 2 interns

The Ersilia Open Source Initiative is a UK-based charity focused on strengthening the research capacity for infectious and neglected diseases by developing and implementing novel artificial intelligence and machine learning tools.

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Ersilia Open Source Initiative project #1

Extension of the Ersilia Model Hub, a FOSS platform featuring pretrained AI/ML models for biomedical

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Deadline is April 2, 2024 at 4pm UTC to record your contributions and create a final application.

Skill description
Impact on intern selection
Experience Level
Python 3
Required
Artificial Intelligence
Preferred
Docker
Nice to have


GNOME - 3 interns

GNOME is an innovative free software desktop environment that is design-driven and easy to use.

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GNOME project #1

Conduct a series of short user research exercises, using a mix of research methods

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Deadline is April 2, 2024 at 4pm UTC to record your contributions and create a final application.

Skill description
Impact on intern selection
Experience Level
Communication in English
Required
User Research
Preferred
Running Linux systems
Preferred


Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team - 2 interns

HOT is an international team dedicated to humanitarian action and community development through open mapping. Open source is at the heart of the HOT Community. We create and build open source tools and run our projects with an open source ethos.

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Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team project #1

Create a Python-based mobile application to collect OpenStreetMap data in the field.

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Deadline is April 2, 2024 at 4pm UTC to record your contributions and create a final application.

Skill description
Impact on intern selection
Experience Level
Python
Required
UI Design
Preferred
OpenStreetMap
Preferred


Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team project #2

Create backend tests and API documentations

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Deadline is April 2, 2024 at 4pm UTC to record your contributions and create a final application.

Skill description
Impact on intern selection
Experience Level
Python Programming
Preferred


Linux Kernel - 1 intern

The Linux kernel is the most basic layer of the Linux operating system. It encompasses many things: hardware drivers, file systems, security, task scheduling, and much more. Most projects involve coding in C, and may require some operating system knowledge.

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Linux Kernel project #1

Improve Landlock access control

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Deadline is April 2, 2024 at 4pm UTC to record your contributions and create a final application.

Skill description
Impact on intern selection
Experience Level
C programming
Required
Operating systems
Required
Git
Required


MDAnalysis - 1 intern

MDAnalysis is an object-oriented Python library to analyze trajectories from molecular dynamics (MD) simulations in many popular formats. MDAnalysis allows one to read particle-based trajectories (including individual coordinate frames such as biomolecules in the PDB format) and access the atomic coordinates through NumPy arrays. This provides a flexible and relatively fast framework for complex analysis tasks.

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MDAnalysis project #1

Develop a communications strategy for a growing MDAnalysis user and contributor base

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Deadline is April 2, 2024 at 4pm UTC to record your contributions and create a final application.

Skill description
Impact on intern selection
Experience Level
Science Communication
Required
User Research
Preferred
Content Creation
Preferred
Accessibility
Preferred
Python
Nice to have


MDAnalysis project #2

Enhance installation and training materials to support accessible MDAnalysis workshops

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Deadline is April 2, 2024 at 4pm UTC to record your contributions and create a final application.

Skill description
Impact on intern selection
Experience Level
Python
Required
Content Creation
Preferred
User Research
Preferred
Science Communication
Preferred
Accessibility
Preferred


OCaml - 3 interns

OCaml is a (high-level, typed, functional) programming language. The OCaml community contributes to the implementation of the language, as well as the surrounding ecosystem of tools and libraries.

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OCaml project #1

Create an accessible diff viewer

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Deadline is April 2, 2024 at 4pm UTC to record your contributions and create a final application.

Skill description
Impact on intern selection
Experience Level
OCaml
Required
git
Preferred


OCaml project #2

OCaml library API diff tool

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Deadline is April 2, 2024 at 4pm UTC to record your contributions and create a final application.

Skill description
Impact on intern selection
Experience Level
Git
Preferred
Unix command line
Preferred
Functional Programming
Preferred
OCaml
Nice to have


ODK-X - 1 intern

ODK-X lets you build custom apps to gather, manage, and visualize your data just as well in the field as you do in the office. From cold chain management to longitudinal patient tracking to geographic data collection on mosquito releases, ODK-X helps you build your custom data management app.

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ODK-X project #1

Create Android Tests for ODK-X’s Android tools

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Deadline is April 2, 2024 at 4pm UTC to record your contributions and create a final application.

Skill description
Impact on intern selection
Experience Level
Java
Preferred
Android
Preferred
Testing
Preferred


ODK-X project #2

ODK-X mobile apps UI Design Consistency

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Deadline is April 2, 2024 at 4pm UTC to record your contributions and create a final application.

Skill description
Impact on intern selection
Experience Level
User Interface Design skills
Preferred
Android Studio
Preferred


OpenStack - 2 interns

OpenStack is an open source software for building public and private clouds. What does that mean? We're a collection of open source projects that integrate to help organizations deploy and run clouds for computing, networking, and storage (both block storage for providing volumes to VMs and object storage for storing objects such as images or music files). With OpenStack, you can control large pools of compute, storage, and networking resources throughout a data center, all managed through a dashboard that gives administrators control while empowering their users to provision resources through a web interface

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OpenStack project #1

Extend image service support in OpenStack Horizon

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Deadline is April 2, 2024 at 4pm UTC to record your contributions and create a final application.

Skill description
Impact on intern selection
Experience Level
Python Programming
Required
JavaScript
Nice to have
Githab
Nice to have
Django
Nice to have


OpenStack project #2

Implement new features in the OpenStack Manila Dashboard

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Deadline is April 2, 2024 at 4pm UTC to record your contributions and create a final application.

Skill description
Impact on intern selection
Experience Level
Python Programming
Required
git version control system
Preferred
Linux
Preferred


Oppia - 4 interns

By creating tools to enable the creation/distribution of high-quality scalable online lessons, Oppia works to make high-quality education available to those who lack access to it. The Oppia codebase is written using Python and AngularJS/Angular, and is built on top of Google App Engine.

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Oppia project #1

Create and illustrate effective and engaging online lessons on Science and Financial Literacy

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Deadline is April 2, 2024 at 4pm UTC to record your contributions and create a final application.

Skill description
Impact on intern selection
Experience Level
Teaching Experience
Required
Proficiency in English Language
Required
Clear communication
Required
Writing skills
Required
Research skills
Required
Graphic design
Required
User research
Preferred
Understanding of various techniques for providing constructive feedback
Preferred
Translating text into other languages
Nice to have


Oppia project #2

Enhancing Brand Awareness, Go-To-Market Activities and User Research

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Deadline is April 2, 2024 at 4pm UTC to record your contributions and create a final application.

Skill description
Impact on intern selection
Experience Level
Content creation
Required
Analytics
Required
Design & Video editing
Required
Communication
Required
Report Writing
Required
User Research
Preferred


Perl & Raku - 1 intern

Perl is a highly capable, feature-rich programming language with over 28 years of development, making it one of the longest standing FOSS projects. Raku is a member of the Perl family of programming languages, formerly known as Perl 6.

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Perl & Raku project #1

Extend Open Food Facts to enable food manufacturers to open data and improve food product qualy

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Deadline is April 2, 2024 at 4pm UTC to record your contributions and create a final application.

Skill description
Impact on intern selection
Experience Level
Perl
Preferred


Perl & Raku project #2

Migrate the Perl Weekly Challenge site to more dynamic site using Dancer2 and MySQL

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Deadline is April 2, 2024 at 4pm UTC to record your contributions and create a final application.

Skill description
Impact on intern selection
Experience Level
Perl
Preferred
MySQL
Preferred
Bootstrap
Preferred


QEMU - 1 intern

QEMU is a machine emulator and virtualizer that can run operating systems and programs made for one machine (e.g. an ARM board) on a different machine (e.g. your own PC).

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Servo - 2 interns

Servo is a web rendering engine written in Rust, with WebGL and WebGPU support, and adaptable to desktop, mobile, and embedded applications.

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Servo project #1

Add support for language-specific `text-transform` behavior

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Deadline is April 2, 2024 at 4pm UTC to record your contributions and create a final application.

Skill description
Impact on intern selection
Experience Level
Rust
Preferred
System-Level Programming Language
Preferred


Servo project #2

Fix support for the DevTools protocol in Servo

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Deadline is April 2, 2024 at 4pm UTC to record your contributions and create a final application.

Skill description
Impact on intern selection
Experience Level
Rust langurage
Nice to have
JavaScript
Nice to have


Servo project #3

Improve the Servo Intermittent Dashboard

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Deadline is April 2, 2024 at 4pm UTC to record your contributions and create a final application.

Skill description
Impact on intern selection
Experience Level
Python
Required
HTML
Required


Servo project #4

Switch Servo Layout to Fixed Point Arithmetic

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Deadline is April 2, 2024 at 4pm UTC to record your contributions and create a final application.

Skill description
Impact on intern selection
Experience Level
Rust
Preferred
System-Level Programming Language
Preferred


systemd - 1 intern

A System and Service Manager for Linux

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systemd project #1

Add Linux Services live-debugging functionality to systemd-analyze

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Deadline is April 2, 2024 at 4pm UTC to record your contributions and create a final application.

Skill description
Impact on intern selection
Experience Level
C programming language
Required
Running Linux as a user
Required


Ushahidi - 2 interns

Ushahidi empowers people through citizen-generated data to develop solutions that strengthen their communities in response to 4 key thematic areas: Good governance, human rights protection, humanitarian and disaster relief, and climate action.

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Ushahidi project #1

Accessibility review and accessibility improvement of the Ushahidi Platform Client

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Deadline is April 2, 2024 at 4pm UTC to record your contributions and create a final application.

Skill description
Impact on intern selection
Experience Level
Accessibility
Required
HTML
Required
Typescript
Preferred


Ushahidi project #2

Enabling Real-time Citizen Reporting through WhatsApp Integration for Ushahidi

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Deadline is April 2, 2024 at 4pm UTC to record your contributions and create a final application.

Skill description
Impact on intern selection
Experience Level
Loops
Preferred
Functions
Preferred
Data structures
Preferred


Wikimedia - 3 interns

Wikimedia is a global movement whose mission is to bring free educational content to the world, via Wikipedia and other projects. Help improve our technical backstage!

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Wikimedia project #1

Build a data visualization tool for the evolution of Wikipedia articles maintained by WikiProjects

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Deadline is April 2, 2024 at 4pm UTC to record your contributions and create a final application.

Skill description
Impact on intern selection
Experience Level
HTML CSS JS
Required
Python3
Preferred
Jupyter notebooks
Preferred


Wikimedia project #2

Create tool for informative infographics from structured information from Wikimedia projects

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Deadline is April 2, 2024 at 4pm UTC to record your contributions and create a final application.

Skill description
Impact on intern selection
Experience Level
Python
Required
MediaWiki APIs
Preferred
Data Visualization Libraries
Preferred


Closed Outreachy Internship Projects

The projects in this section already have many strong candidates they have worked with. If you are just starting out with the Outreachy application process, we don't suggest you apply for these projects. If you have been working with the project mentors, please continue to work with them. Make sure to submit your in-progress contributions through the community landing page, and complete your final project application.

OCaml

OCaml is a (high-level, typed, functional) programming language. The OCaml community contributes to the implementation of the language, as well as the surrounding ecosystem of tools and libraries.

OCaml closed project #1

Run OCaml Exercises Everywhere

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Deadline is April 2, 2024 at 4pm UTC to record your contributions and create a final application.

Skill description
Impact on intern selection
Experience Level
Unix command line
Required
Git
Required
Functional programming
Nice to have