Google has posted new statistics about its 2005 to 2009 Summer of Code contests which offer university students stipends to write and develop code for various open source projects...
on 09/11/2009 – Made popular on 09/11/2009
openSUSE as a project always looking to improve and grow and this is one of those opportunities: Google Summer of Code!
Google Summer of Code (GSoC) is a program that offers students an paid opportunity to write code for several open source projects. The purpose is to benefit open source projects and encourage young developers to hack and learn.
Google Summer of Code 2012 is a global internship programme which offers post-secondary student developers of ages 18 and above stipends to develop code for various open source software projects. This year, the GSoC will run between May 21 – August 24.
The KDE community is excited to accept 51 students into the Google Summer of Code program this year. Their projects will touch KDE on almost every level, and integrate the students into our community with some likely to become longtime KDE contributors. The next month will be spent on community bonding, getting to know the people and the code behind the project they'll be working on.
The GStreamer project is happy to announce that we are a mentoring organization in the 2012 Google Summer of Code. This means students from all over the world who are interested in open source and multimedia can apply to do a project related to GStreamer as their paid summer job this year.
The GNOME Foundation is happy to announce that 29 students have been accepted to work on GNOME through Google Summer of Code this year. The students will work on a wide range of projects improving the core GNOME 3 experience, GNOME technologies, and popular applications.