Timeline and FAQ for Outreachy Communities

Project and community CFP is currently closed

Outreachy is not currently accepting new participating communities or new intern projects. The last Outreachy application round was for the May 2021 to August 2021 Outreachy internships. Outreachy interns are announced on the alums page May 17, 2021 at 4pm UTC.

Mentors are welcome to sign up for the Outreachy announcement list to receive a notification for next round.

Call for Outreachy Community Participation

Community CFP status

🛑 The Outreachy CFP is closed to new community participation applications.

🛑 The Outreachy CFP is closed for mentors to submit new projects.

Please sign up for the Outreachy announcement list to receive a notification for next round.

🚨 Outreachy applicants - This page is not the page you're looking for! Please go to the list of communities for applicants.

What is Outreachy?

Outreachy's goal is to support diversity in open source. Outreachy provides paid, remote internships.

Outreachy invites free and open source software communities to participate.

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Timeline for December 2021 cohort

June 17, 2021 at 4pm UTCCommunity sign up opens
Aug. 9, 2021 at 4pm UTCInitial applications open
Aug. 23, 2021, 4 p.m. UTC#OutreachyChat on Twitter
Sept. 3, 2021 at 4pm UTCInitial application deadline
Sept. 17, 2021 at 4pm UTCDeadline for community sign up
Oct. 8, 2021 at 4pm UTCMentor project submission deadline
Oct. 8, 2021Contribution period begins
Nov. 5, 2021Contribution period ends
Nov. 5, 2021 at 4pm UTCFinal application deadline
Nov. 10, 2021Intern selection deadline
Nov. 19, 2021Outreachy organizers finalize intern selections
Nov. 22, 2021 at 4pm UTCInterns are publicly announced on the alums page
Dec. 6, 2021
to March 4, 2022
Internships period

Mentor for Outreachy

Project and community CFP is currently closed

Outreachy is not currently accepting new participating communities or new intern projects. The last Outreachy application round was for the May 2021 to August 2021 Outreachy internships. Outreachy interns are announced on the alums page May 17, 2021 at 4pm UTC.

Mentors are welcome to sign up for the Outreachy announcement list to receive a notification for next round.

Mentoring Communities

The following open source communities are participating in the December 2021 internship round. Follow the link to sign up to mentor for that community:

Not Participating FOSS Communities

Unfortunately, either the community coordinator(s) or the Outreachy organizers have determined that the following communities will not participate in this round of Outreachy internships.

Past Communities

These communities have participated in past rounds, or submitted an application to participate. Coordinators can sign the community up to participate again.

Mentors can receive an email when a community signs up to participate. To get an email notification, visit the community pages linked below.

Questions?

First, see if your question is answered in the community participation guide.

Then let us know what questions you have! You can contact Outreachy organizers with your questions.