Outreachy/Round 15

Wikimedia is participating as a mentoring organization for Outreachy's Round 15.

WikiWomen's lunch Wikimania 2017
WikiWomen's lunch Wikimania 2017

Program timeline edit

  • September 7, 2017 - application period opens
  • October 23 - contributions and applications are due
  • November 9 - interns announced
  • December 5, 2017 to March 5, 2018 - internship period
Read information for participants

Learn application process steps and recommendations for accepted projects

Read information for mentors

Get an overview of the selection process and your responsibilities

Accepted Projects edit

No Name Location Project Mentor(s) Updates
1 Anna e só
Goiânia, Goiás, Brazil Translation outreach: User guides on MediaWiki.org Johan Jönsson, Benoît Evellin   Done Join Zulip

  Done Blog is ready

  Done Uploaded photograph to Wikimedia Commons

  Done Created my user page

  Done Blog posts about my internship:

  Done Published my final report

  Done Participated in the Outreachy Round 15 Project Showcase

2 Candela Jiménez Girón (Maudite)
Photography from Fotoautomat
Berlin, Germany Improve Programs & Events Dashboard support for Art+Feminism 2018 Sage Ross, Jonathan Morgan   Done Join Zulip

  Done Blog

  Done Added first post to the Bi-weekly Reports page

  Done Uploaded Picture

  Done Deadlines defined

  Done Second Blog Post

  Done Third Blog Post

  Done Fourth Blog Post

  Done Fifth Post Blog

  Done Sixth Post Blog

  Done Seventh Post Blog

  Done Eighth Post Blog

3 Megha Sharma
Megha Sharma
Chandigarh, Punjab and Haryana, India User contribution summary tool Gergő Tisza, Stephen LaPorte   Done Join Zulip

  Done 1st Blog

  Done 2nd Blog

  Done 3rd Blog

  Done 4th Blog

  Done 5th Blog

  Done 6th Blog

  Done 7th Blog

  Done 8th Blog

  Done 9th Blog

  Done Created user page

  Done Updated Bi-weekly Reports page

  Done Uploaded Picture

4 Neha Jha
Neha Jha
New Delhi, Delhi, India Improvements to Grants review and Wikimania scholarships web apps Bryan Davis, Niharika Kohli   Done Join Zulip

  Done Blog

  Done Posted in Bi-weekly reports page

  Done added second blog post

  Done Updated Bi-weekly reports page

  Done added third blog post

  Done Uploaded Picture

  Done added fourth blog post

  Done added fifth blog post

  Done added sixth blog post

  Done added seventh blog post

5 Noella
Douala, Cameroon Refactoring the MediaWiki MassMessage Extension Legoktm, Alangi Derick   Done Join Zulip

  Done Blog

  Done Created user page

  Done Added new article to blog   Done Posted in Bi-weekly Reports page

  Done added new post in Bi-weekly Reports page

  Done Uploaded Picture

  Done added new Post in Bi-weekly Reports page

  Done added 4th Post in Bi-weekly Reports page

  Done added 5th Post in Bi-weekly Report page

  Done added 6th Post in Bi-weekly Report page

6 Vinitha VS
Hyderabad, Telangana, India Automatically detect spambot registration using machine learning like invisible reCAPTCHA Gergő Tisza, Adam Wight   Done Join Zulip

  Done First blog post Blog

  Done Updated Bi-weekly Reports page

  Done Created user page

  Done Second blog post Blog

  Done Added Blog post Three

  Done Added Blog post Four

  Done Added Halfway Blog

  Done Added Reaching out

  Done Added I am my data

  Done Added Beginning, not the end

Recommended steps for current interns edit

Internship period (Dec 5th-Mar 5th) edit

  1. Continue working on your projects under the guidance of mentors
  2. Continue writing bi-weekly reports and linking them from Updates section above and here

Before the internship period kick-off (Nov 9th-Dec 5th) edit

  1. Start communicating with your mentors on refining your project proposal, finalizing deadlines and setting milestones
  2. Join Zulip that we will use to share program-related announcements and opportunities for participating in Wikimedia activities
  3. Write blogposts (first due by Nov 23rd) and add it to the Bi-weekly Reports page
  4. When you complete a task other than the coding work, for example, join Zulip, pass an evaluation phase, write a blogpost, make sure to add it to the Updates column in the Accepted projects table
  5. (Optional) Upload your profile picture on Wikimedia Commons, and add it below your name in the Accepted projects table
  6. (Optional) Stay in touch with Wikimedia community members and help them learn about you more:
    • Subscribe to Wikimedia mailing list wikitech-l@lists.wikimedia.org
    • Setup up your MediaWiki user page and keep it up to date with your project work and reports (example 1, example 2)
    • Interested in learning about other Wikimedia technical topics? Watch the videos here

Ideas for projects edit

View ideas for projects promoted during the application period.

Contact edit

Reach out for general questions about Outreachy on the Freenode IRC channel #wikimedia-devrel connect or send an email to the organization administrator Srishti Sethi at ssethi@wikimedia.org.