[Outreachy announcement] Apply for Outreachy May to August 2022 internships

Sage Sharp - Outreachy Organizer applicant-help at outreachy.org
Wed Feb 9 18:58:06 UTC 2022

Want a paid, remote internship in open source or open science?

Applications for the Outreachy May 2022 internship cohort are now open:


February 25, 2022 at 4pm UTC is the deadline for initial applications.

Outreachy's goal is to increase diversity in open source. Outreachy provides internships to people subject to systemic bias and impacted by underrepresentation in the technical industry where they are living.

If you know of people interested in open source or open science internships, please forward this email to them!

🐦 Twitter chat

On February 14 at 4pm UTC, please join us for the #OutreachyChat on Twitter!

During the chat you will get to:

❓ Ask questions
👋 Meet mentors
💬 Talk to past interns

More details on the Twitter chat format can be found here:


Please follow Outreachy on Twitter:


About Outreachy

Outreachy provides internships in open source and open science. Outreachy provides internships to people subject to systemic bias and impacted by underrepresentation in the technical industry where they are living.


Outreachy internships are:

 💵 Paid - $7,000 USD total internship stipend
 🌍 Remote - both interns and mentors work remotely
 🕰 3 months - internships run May to August, or December to March

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

Outreachy internships run twice a year:

 - May to August internships
 - December to March internships

Applications are currently open for our May 2022 internships.

Applications will open in August for the December 2022 internships.


The timeline for the May 2022 internship cohort is:

Initial application period:

 - Feb  4 at 4pm UTC - Initial applications open
 - Feb 14 at 4pm UTC - #OutreachyChat on Twitter
 - Feb 25 at 4pm UTC - Initial application deadline

Contribution period:

 - Mar 25 - Initial application results available
 - Mar 25  to April 22 - Contribute to projects
 - Apr 22 at 4pm UTC - Final application deadline

Internship period:

 - May 20 at 4pm UTC - Accepted interns announced
 - May 30 to Aug 26 - Internship period


Please read our applicant guide. It's important to read the essay tips section before applying.


Please check the eligibility criteria to determine if you're eligible for an Outreachy internship:



Outreachy volunteers are here to answer your questions! No question is too small or silly. ☺️

Please contact our applicant helpers through this form:


It may take our volunteers a few days to answer your email, so please be patient.

Good luck applying! You got this!!

Sage Sharp
Outreachy Organizer

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