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From Ted Dunning <ted.dunn...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Forward planning
Date Sun, 04 Jul 2010 03:03:44 GMT
Is that URL correctly spelled?  (trasnfer?)

Mahout has a strong record of welcoming mentorees.  Keep us in mind as you
go forward.

On Sat, Jul 3, 2010 at 5:59 PM, Ross Gardler <rgardler@apache.org> wrote:

> I've been quite busy recently and as a result my activities here have taken
> a back sear. However, now that our conference [1] is out of the way I now
> have some time for ComDev again.
>
> The mentor programme is my primary interest for now (not that I think it is
> more important than the local speakers/mentors app, its just my personal
> focus). Starting in September I will have anything from 20-200 final year
> students from across the EU looking for mentors here at the ASF.
>
> These students will be part of a second pilot for an EU funded project. We
> have a number of lecturers and teaching assistants to look after them but we
> need practical projects and mentors. I'll be working with other foundations
> as well to ensure we have a good range of projects available.
>
> The EU project in question will be running two other pilots, so we've got
> loads of chances to get this ironed out.
>
> In a few moments I will create an issue to track this activity. Naturally I
> welcome any assistance on getting this going on the ASF side.
>
> Ross
>
>
> [1] http://trasnfersummit.com (thanks to Noirin and Bertrand for their
> representation there)
>

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