Wikimedia's technical community participates in several outreach programs. This helps new contributors join Wikimedia technical projects, it spreads knowledge about the movement to bigger and more diverse audiences, and it gives contributors an opportunity to mentor newcomers.
Wikimedia Foundation's Developer Advocacy team coordinates participation in these outreach programs.
News about technical outreach programs
- Wikimedia and Outreachy: Technical internships are bridging the free and open source inclusion gap (2019)
- Six Outreachy Interns Funded (2017)
- Wikimedia Tech Blog posts about Outreach Programs
- Intern success stories
More ways to get involved
To work on Wikimedia software projects outside an outreach program, see New Developers.
For ways to contribute to Wikimedia apart from software development, see How to contribute.
Note that the following historical programs are now discontinued: