[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] Outreachy internships at Open Robotics

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[robotics-worldwide] [jobs] Outreachy internships at Open Robotics

Carlos Agüero
Open Robotics is a participating organization in the next round of the
Outreachy program.

Applications are now open for Outreachy, an internship program for people
traditionally underrepresented in tech. Outreachy offers remote,
three-month internships with a $5,500 stipend and a $500 travel stipend.
These internships are open world-wide to all women (cis and trans), trans
men, and genderqueer people. Additionally, they are open in the U.S to all
Black/African American, Hispanic/Latin@, American Indian, Alaska Native,
Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander people.


Interns work remotely with experienced mentors in free and open source
software projects. The internships are often focused on programming tasks,
but some projects offer internships in user experience design, graphic
design, documentation, web development, marketing, translation, and more.

The Outreachy internships run from May 14, 2018 to August 14, 2018.  More
details and eligibility criteria can be found here:


Applying to Outreachy is a little different than other internship programs.
During the application period (February 12 to March 22), potential interns
are expected to make contact with one or more of the open source project
mentors, and make a contribution to the project. Outreachy organizers have
found that the strongest applicants contact mentors early, ask a lot of
questions, and continually submit small contributions throughout the
application period.

Please consider applying for Outreachy, encourage someone else to apply, or
help spread the word by forwarding this message to any interested
university and community groups.

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