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Bringing student developers and open source software organizations together to create more code for everyone.
Bringing student developers and open source software organizations together to create more code for everyone.

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Every year thousands of mentors guide Google Summer of Code students into the world of open source, helping them learn the tools and processes, and reviewing their code. Without them, Google Summer of Code wouldn't exist!

Our latest post dives into who these mentors are and where they come from.

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How many students applied for Google Summer of Code? How many proposals did they submit? How many were accepted? And what universities top the charts?

These questions and more answered in our second blog post diving into this year's numbers!

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Today more than 1,200 students from all around the world begin work on their projects for 200+ open source projects! Happy coding, everyone 🎉

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Google Summer of Code 2018 is underway with 1,264 students from 62 countries participating. Who are they, what are they studying, and where do they come from? Find out in today's stats post!

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Woohoo! Yesterday we announced which students were accepted to participate in Google Summer of Code 2018. Were you one of them? Wondering what to do now? Start your summer right by watching out this short video:

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Congratulations to the 1,264 students who have been accepted to Google Summer of Code 2018! These students will spend the next several months working on projects for 206+ open source organizations.

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Liquid Galaxy, an open source project that powers epic panoramic displays, is a regular in +Google Summer of Code... but was hesitant to apply for +Google Code-in, our program introducing young teens to open source, until 2017.

They share their experience in today's post:

And that's a wrap! The deadline for students to submit applications has passed. We'll announce accepted proposals on April 23rd at 16:00 UTC.

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Mentorship takes time and effort. It takes personal dedication, a welcoming culture, and a commitment to institutional knowledge. Today we celebrate the mentors and communities who do it well, like +Joomla!: https://goo.gl/k1bJiT

Who do you want to celebrate?
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Last call for student applications! Your final proposal and proof of enrollment are both due before March 27th at 16:00 UTC. Make sure you understand what time that is in your local time zone.
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