Before you apply for an Outreachy internship, you must first check your eligibility.
Until you verify your eligibility, some information about the internships will be hidden, including full project details, mentor contact information, and how to make contributions to internship projects.
|Feb. 9, 2018||Most Outreachy mentoring communities and internship projects will be listed|
|Feb. 12, 2018||Applicants start making contributions to internship projects|
|March 2, 2018||Last date for new mentoring community listings|
|March 8, 2018||Last date for new internship project listings|
|March 22, 2018||Application deadline. Last day to finish any contributions to internship projects. Applications who made a contribution must submit the rest of their project application by this date.|
|March 29, 2018||Late application deadline for specific projects (see below for which projects are accepting late applications)|
|March 22, 2018 to April 23, 2018||Applicants are encouraged to continue making contributions|
|April 23, 2018||Accepted interns announced on the alums page at 4pm UTC|
|May 14, 2018 to Aug. 14, 2018||Internships period|
|May 14, 2018||Internships starts|
|May 24, 2018 to June 7, 2018||Interns who have started their internship will receive the $500 initial stipend during this period|
|June 29, 2018||Mid-point feedback due|
|July 9, 2018 to July 23, 2018||Interns with successful mid-point feedback will receive the $2,250 midpoint stipend during this period|
|Aug. 14, 2018||Internships end|
|Aug. 21, 2018||Final feedback due|
|Aug. 31, 2018 to Sept. 14, 2018||Interns with successful final feedback will receive the $2,750 midpoint stipend during this period|
Outreachy is hosted by the Software Freedom Conservancy with special support from Red Hat, GNOME, and Otter Tech. We invite companies and free and open source communities to sponsor internships in the next round.
The following projects are accepting contributions from new applicants. Please note that as the round goes on, mentors may close their project to new applicants because they are already working with many applicants. Make sure to contact a mentor and start your contribution as soon as possible!
Hospital System for Low-Resource Settings, built on top of OpenMRS and other FOSS tools
Fedora is a Linux-based operating system, which offers versions focused on three possible uses: workstation, server, and cloud.
GNU Guix is a functional package manager written in Guile Scheme.
Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT) applies the principles of open source and open data sharing for humanitarian response and economic development.
LibreHealth is an umbrella organization for Health IT projects
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.
Mozilla creates software that promotes the goals of the Open Web.
Open Data Kit (ODK) is a free and open-source set of tools which help organizations author, field, and manage mobile data collection solutions. Data collection is a key component of social good efforts ranging from polio elimination to rainforest conservation and ODK helps thousands of organizations collect data quickly, accurately, offline, and at scale.
Open Humans is a community that fosters sharing and exploring your personal data. Use it to participate in research and to learn more yourself.
OpenLMIS is an open source, cloud-based, electronic logistics management information system (LMIS) purpose-built to manage health commodity supply chains. LMIS systems are extremely important in helping ensure that critical, lifesaving health commodities are available when and where they are needed. Having the right data (quantities issued, consumed, and available) are key in making sure that stable vaccines get to children, malaria bed nets are delivered to pregnant women, or HIV treatment drugs make it to patients. The OpenLMIS initiative incorporates a community-focused approach to develop open source and customizable LMIS systems specifically designed for low-resource countries.
Open Source Robotics Foundation supports development of software for use in robotics research, education, and product development.
OpenStack is 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
QEMU is a machine emulator and virtualizer and also acts as an umbrella organization for the KVM Linux kernel module. QEMU can run operating systems and programs made for one machine (e.g. an ARM board) on a different machine (e.g. your own PC).
The Tor Project is a US 501(c)(3) non-profit organization advancing human rights and freedoms by creating and deploying free and open source anonymity and privacy technologies, supporting their unrestricted availability and use, and furthering their scientific and popular understanding.
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!
Xen Project is a Linux Foundation Collaborative Project that develops the Xen Hypervisor and related virtualization technologies. The Xen Hypervisor is a leading virtualization platform that is powering some of the largest clouds in production today, such as Alibaba Cloud, Amazon Web Services, Rackspace Public Cloud and many hosting services. It also fosters the creation of lightweight Unikernel systems with the Mirage OS incubator project, as well as many independent efforts which use our hypervisor as a base for their work.