GNOME Outreach Program for Women internships

GNOME is an innovative Free Software desktop. It is easy to use and is the most

popular desktop distributed with free operating systems.

In an effort to get more women involved in Free Software, the GNOME project is

sponsoring several internships for women from December 12, 2011 to March 12,

2012. The application deadline for the program is October 31. The applicants

need to get in touch with individual GNOME projects ahead of time to decide

which project they are interested in working on and make a small contribution

to the project.

Participants will work remotely from home, while getting guidance from an

assigned mentor and collaborating within their project’s team and the rest of

the GNOME community. The projects include developing software for the core

desktop, file management, messaging, popular applications, educational

activities, and the platform libraries. There are also non-coding projects,

such as graphic design, documentation, and marketing. The stipend for the

program is $5,000 (USD).

Please visit to learn more and apply. The mentorship

opportunities are also available throughout the year for anyone interested in

getting started contributing to GNOME outside of the internship program.

Please feel free to forward this e-mail to anyone who might be interested or

post the flyer that advertises the program: