OSGeo is accepted as a mentor organization for GSoC 2017!

Dear OSGeo community,

We are proud to announce that OSGeo has been selected as a mentor organization for the 2017 edition of GSoC! See all selected orgs [https://summerofcode.withgoogle.com/organizations/ here].

From now ”’until March 20”’, potential student participants are invited to discuss application ideas with mentoring organizations/OSGeo’s projects (see the [https://developers.google.com/open-source/gsoc/timeline detailed timeline].

Mentors are invited to let us know the project they intend to mentor, and to subscribe to the [https://summerofcode.withgoogle.com/ Google webpage]. ”’Before committing for mentorship, please read and accept the [https://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Google_Summer_of_Code_2017_Administrative#A_Mentor.27s_Responsibilities mentor’s responsibilities]”’.

Once we have verified the correspondence between the mentors and the idea, we will proceed to appointing them in our [https://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Google_Summer_of_Code_2017_Administrative#Mentors wiki page] and connect the mentors to the OSGeo organization on the Google website, from which it’ll be possible for the mentors to evaluate the proposals. Mentors: please offer guidance to the students that contact your software communities, and offer them a code challenge in line with the project that they want to apply for.
Would-be students: please read carefully [https://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Google_Summer_of_Code_Recommendations_for_Students the recommendations] and browse the [https://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Google_Summer_of_Code_2017_Ideas ideas page].

”’All: please subscribe the [http://lists.osgeo.org/listinfo/soc soc mailing list]”’.

Let’s begin!!

The OSGeo GSoC Team

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