Wikimedia and Outreachy: Technical internships are bridging the free and open source inclusion gap

MediaWiki Technology

At Wikimedia, technical internships aren’t reserved just for new college grads seeking work experience at the beginning of their professional lives. We invite individuals of any age and at any stage of their careers to learn and collaborate with technical staff members and volunteers. Throughout the year, our Developer Advocacy team partners with established programs….

Read more
Collage of Wikimedia GSoC and Outreachy 2018 students

See the completed Google Summer of Code and Outreachy projects from this year

Technology

Fifteen students from India, Israel, and Cameroon contributed over fifty thousand lines of code to Wikimedia projects this past summer* under the mentorship and guidance of twenty-four mentors. Thirteen of those projects were conducted under the Google Summer of Code program, and one was managed under the Outreachy program.  In addition, one student completed a….

Read more

Improving MediaWiki’s documentation and localization practices

From the archives MediaWiki Technology

We constantly talk about the importance of projects like Wikipedia, but have you ever thought about the hidden things that make it all possible?

Read more

Wikimedia Foundation funds six Outreachy interns for round 15

Blog transition Foundation From the archives MediaWiki Technology

Please join us in welcoming six new Outreachy interns to Wikimedia from Brazil, Cameroon, Germany, and India!

Read more