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Outreachy/Round 19

Wikimedia is participating in Outreachy Round 19. Internship period runs from December 3rd 2019 to March 3rd, 2020. See Wikimedia community page on the Outreachy website:

Outreachy Round 16

Program timelineEdit

Sejal Khatri (mentee) and Sage Ross (mentor) at Wikimania 2017


August 20, 2019 at 4pm UTC Initial applications open
September 24, 2019 at 4pm UTC Initial application deadline + Project list finalized
October 1, 2019 to November 5, 2019 Contribute to projects
November 5, 2019 at 4pm UTC Final application deadline
November 26, 2019 at 4pm UTC Accepted interns announced on the alums page
December 3, 2019 to March 3, 2020 Internship period

Roles and responsibilitiesEdit

Ideas for projectsEdit

  1. A system for releasing data dumps from a classifier detecting unsourced sentences in Wikipedia, mentored by Sam Walton and Miriam Redi
  2. Convert Campaign pages to React, mentored by Sage Ross and Khyati Soneji
  3. Create command-line runner for MediaWiki maintenance tasks, mentored by Will Doran
  4. Create regression automated tests for Special:Homepage functionality testing, mentored by Elena Tonkovidova
  5. Documentation improvements to the ~20 top 100 most viewed MediaWiki Action API pages on-wiki, mentored by Jerop Brenda
  6. Improve MediaWiki Action API Integration Tests, mentored by Daniel Kinzler, Clara Andrew-Wani and Kate Chapman
  7. Improvements and User Testing of Wiki Education Dashboard Android App, mentored by Ujjwal Agrawal

Note: Project details will be available on Outreachy site on October 2019 and visible to applicants who passed the initial eligibility check.