|[cross-project-issues-dev] Intern program in January|
Sharing this to a wider audience in case others might be interested. The next round of UCOSP & Open Academy will be starting in January. This means the program is gearing up now.
This program is similar to Google Summer of Code. It matches (3 to 8 usually) senior students with mentors from open source projects. Students complete features, fix bugs, and generally get involved in the community in exchange for a grade at the end of their course.
The students are pre-filtered by the participating Universities, and the program. This means the calibre of student is very high. In my experience, the typical student in this program is usually quite a bit more capable and has more initiative than GSoC.
The program kicks off with a 3 day code sprint in California in January.
Mentor time commitment is: