[Outreachy announcement] [Due Feb 22] Applications for Outreachy May 2021 internships
Sage Sharp - Outreachy Organizer
applicant-help at outreachy.org
Fri Feb 19 16:49:16 UTC 2021
February 22 is the deadline for initial applications for the Outreachy
May to August 2021 internships. Get your application in early!
Applications are due at:
🇺🇸 9am Pacific / 12pm Eastern US
🇧🇷 1pm Brazil
🇳🇬 🇨🇲 5pm Nigeria / Cameroon
🇮🇳 9:30pm India
Find out what time applications are due in your timezone:
Good luck applying!
Sage Sharp, Outreachy Organizer
On Mon, 1 Feb 2021, 17:05 Sage Sharp - Outreachy Organizer, <applicant-help at outreachy.org> wrote:
> Applications are now open for the Outreachy May to August 2021
> internships! Please share our announcement blog post widely:
> Please read our applicant guide. It's important to read the essay tips
> section before applying.
> Promotional materials like posters can be found here:
> Important dates
> Initial applications are due on February 22, 2021 at 4pm UTC. Applications
> are reviewed on a first-come-first-served basis. Please submit your initial
> application early!
> Please join us for a chat on Twitter on February 8, at 4pm UTC. The
> #OutreachyChat will feature mentors, current interns, and past interns.
> Come bring your questions about applying to Outreachy! More details here:
> What is Outreachy?
> Outreachy provides internships to work on open source. Internships are
> available twice a year, from May to August and December to March. Outreachy
> internships are three months long. Interns are paid a stipend of $6,000 USD
> Outreachy internships are open to applicants around the world. Interns
> work remotely, and are not required to move.
> Interns work with mentors from open source communities. Outreachy
> internship projects may include programming, user experience,
> documentation, illustration, graphical design, data science, project
> marketing, user advocacy, or community event planning.
> Please check the eligibility criteria to determine if you're eligible for
> an Outreachy internship:
> Outreachy supports diversity in tech
> Outreachy's goal is to increase diversity in open source. Anyone who faces
> under-representation, systematic bias, or discrimination in the technology
> industry of their country is invited to apply.
> We expressly invite women (both cis and trans), trans men, non-binary
> people, and genderqueer people to apply.
> We also expressly invite applications from residents and nationals of the
> United States of any gender who are Black/African American, Hispanic/Latin@,
> Native American/American Indian, Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian, or Pacific
> Past Outreachy interns are:
> - 92% women
> - 4% transgender, genderqueer, or non-binary people
> - 64% people of color
> - 12% people from a historically disadvantaged caste or tribe
> The timeline for this round is:
> Feb. 1, 2021 at 4pm UTC - Initial applications open
> Feb. 8, 2021, 4 p.m. UTC - #OutreachyChat on Twitter
> Feb. 22, 2021 at 4pm UTC - Initial application deadline
> March 14, 2021 - Project list finalized
> March 15, 2021 to April 16, 2021 - Applicants contribute to projects
> April 16, 2021 at 4pm UTC - Final application deadline
> May 17, 2021 at 4pm UTC - Accepted interns announced
> May 24, 2021 to Aug. 24, 2021 - Internships period
> Application Process
> We encourage all applicants to read our Outreachy Application Guide. It
> has tips for how to get your initial application accepted and get a better
> chance at being selected as an intern:
> Please contact applicant-help at outreachy.org with any questions you have.
> Good luck applying!
> Sage Sharp, Outreachy Organizer
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