Please Spread the Word about OPW at SFD

We are starting an application process for the third round of GNOME Outreach Program for Women internships just in time for the Software Freedom Day! Please help us spread the word about the program by bringing a few flyers to the event in your city or making an announcement about the internship opportunities at the event. You can just tell people to check out the main GNOME website for more information.

It is particularly important that people heading to the Software Freedom Day in places in the Southern Hemisphere help us spread the word. The December to March internship dates are aimed at the college women there who will have a school summer break during this time.

However, because any woman who is available for a full-time internship is welcome to apply, you might reach just the right candidate by letting people know about the program in Kokkola, Finland (the northernmost place on the SFD events map). For a similar round last year, we had two participants from Brazil and a participant each from Argentina, Canada, Chile, India, Malaysia, and USA.

The application deadline is October 31. During the program, the interns work remotely, while being guided by a mentor. The participating projects include ones in programming, graphic design, documentation, and marketing.

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2 Responses to “Please Spread the Word about OPW at SFD”

  1. Fred Muller says:

    posted on sfd-discuss mailing list, it’s a bit short to get them printed before the event (maybe) but at least team leaders should know now and be able to talk about it or refer their interested visitors to the wiki page

  2. marina says:

    @Fred Thanks! I really appreciate it!