Outreachy/Round 15

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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
Anna e só.jpg
Goiânia, Goiás, Brazil Translation outreach: User guides on MediaWiki.org Johan Jönsson, Benoît Evellin YesY Done Join Zulip

YesY Done Blog is ready

YesY Done Uploaded photograph to Wikimedia Commons

YesY Done Created my user page

YesY Done Blog posts about my internship:

YesY Done Published my final report

YesY 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 YesY Done Join Zulip

YesY Done Blog

YesY Done Added first post to the Bi-weekly Reports page

YesY Done Uploaded Picture

YesY Done Deadlines defined

YesY Done Second Blog Post

YesY Done Third Blog Post

YesY Done Fourth Blog Post

YesY Done Fifth Post Blog

YesY Done Sixth Post Blog

YesY Done Seventh Post Blog

YesY Done Eighth Post Blog

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

YesY Done 1st Blog

YesY Done 2nd Blog

YesY Done 3rd Blog

YesY Done 4th Blog

YesY Done 5th Blog

YesY Done 6th Blog

YesY Done 7th Blog

YesY Done 8th Blog

YesY Done 9th Blog

YesY Done Created user page

YesY Done Updated Bi-weekly Reports page

YesY 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 YesY Done Join Zulip

YesY Done Blog

YesY Done Posted in Bi-weekly reports page

YesY Done added second blog post

YesY Done Updated Bi-weekly reports page

YesY Done added third blog post

YesY Done Uploaded Picture

YesY Done added fourth blog post

YesY Done added fifth blog post

YesY Done added sixth blog post

YesY Done added seventh blog post

5 Noella
Noella94
Douala, Cameroon Refactoring the MediaWiki MassMessage Extension Legoktm, Alangi Derick YesY Done Join Zulip

YesY Done Blog

YesY Done Created user page

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

YesY Done added new post in Bi-weekly Reports page

YesY Done Uploaded Picture

YesY Done added new Post in Bi-weekly Reports page

YesY Done added 4th Post in Bi-weekly Reports page

YesY Done added 5th Post in Bi-weekly Report page

YesY Done added 6th Post in Bi-weekly Report page

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

YesY Done First blog post Blog

YesY Done Updated Bi-weekly Reports page

YesY Done Created user page

YesY Done Second blog post Blog

YesY Done Added Blog post Three

YesY Done Added Blog post Four

YesY Done Added Halfway Blog

YesY Done Added Reaching out

YesY Done Added I am my data

YesY 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-devrelconnect or send an email to the organization administrator Srishti Sethi at ssethi@wikimedia.org.