Outreachy/Round 20

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Wikimedia is applying as a mentoring organization for Outreachy Round 20.

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Outreachy Round 16
Sejal Khatri (mentee) and Sage Ross (mentor) at Wikimania 2017

Program timeline[edit]

(borrowed from https://www.outreachy.org/apply/project-selection/)

February 25, 2020 at 4pm UTC Project list finalized
March 5, 2020 Applicants start making contributions to internship projects
April 7, 2020 at 4pm UTC Application deadline (Last day to finish any contributions to internship projects. Applications who made a contribution must submit the rest of their project application by this date.)
April 7, 2020 to April 27, 2020 Applicants are encouraged to continue making contributions
April 27, 2020 at 4pm UTC Accepted interns announced on the alums page
May 19, 2020 to August 18, 2020 Internship period

Ideas for projects[edit]

Watch this space for project ideas!

  1. Add Cron Job Functionality to PAWS (A Wikimedia JupyterHub Project), mentored by Brooke Storm, Chico Venancio and Arturo Borrero Gonzalez
  2. Add leaderboard based on user's edits using Commons Android app, mentored by Vivek Maskara, Nicolas Raoul
  3. Create command-line runner for MediaWiki maintenance tasks, mentored by Will Doran and Daniel Kinzler
  4. Enhancements to gdrive-to-commons uploader tool, mentored by Tony Thomas and Srishti Sethi
  5. Improve Wiki Education Dashboard javascript build pipeline and reduce bundle size, mentored by Sage Ross
  6. Improve Wiki Education Dashboard's error monitoring, mentored by Sage Ross
  7. Productionize API for Wikidata-based Topic Model, mentored by Isaac Johnson and Aaron Halfaker
  8. WikiContrib: Gather and analyze use contributions on wiki and Github, mentored by Rammanoj Potla, Srishti Sethi and Suchakra Sharma