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From Sebastien Goasguen <run...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [GSoC Mentors] Deadline for Google Code-in 2013 Mentoring Org Apps is Monday, Oct 28th at 19:00 UTC
Date Thu, 24 Oct 2013 11:41:06 GMT

On Oct 24, 2013, at 5:21 AM, Ulrich Stärk <uli@apache.org> wrote:

> No. I have forwarded this information to the ComDev PMC a few weeks back but nobody seems
to have an
> interest in driving this.
> 
> I think we have never participated in GCI because the tasks don't match well with what
we do and
> because mentoring juvenile high-school students is something very different than mentoring
adult
> college students and probably a lot more time-consuming too.

Yes I agree. I was just wondering if you were submitting or not.

> 
> Cheers,
> 
> Uli
> 
> On 2013-10-24 11:14, Sebastien Goasguen wrote:
>> Are you submitting something ?
>> 
>> Begin forwarded message:
>> 
>>> *From: *Stephanie <sttaylor@google.com <mailto:sttaylor@google.com>>
>>> *Subject: **[GSoC Mentors] Deadline for Google Code-in 2013 Mentoring Org Apps
is Monday, Oct 28th
>>> at 19:00 UTC*
>>> *Date: *October 23, 2013 8:58:54 PM EDT
>>> *To: *google-summer-of-code-mentors-list@googlegroups.com
>>> <mailto:google-summer-of-code-mentors-list@googlegroups.com>
>>> 
>>> Hi GSoC Mentors and Org Admins,
>>> 
>>> Just a quick reminder that for those organizations interested in participating
in Google Code-in
>>> 2013 [0] the deadline to apply is in 5 days - Monday, October 28th at 19:00 UTC.
>>> 
>>> If your org has decided it would like to apply to participate in the contest,
please read the
>>> Mentor Information [1] to make sure you have the time and capacity to participate
in the contest.
>>> You can then go ahead and fill out the application [2] on Melange now. The person
filling out the
>>> org app must already be registered in Melange from a prior instance of Google
Code-in or Google
>>> Summer of Code in order to access the program application for GCI 2013.
>>> 
>>> Please read over the rules for participating as an organization in GCI before
applying, they can
>>> be found on the Organization Agreement [3].
>>> 
>>> Again this year the participating organizations will be choosing their top 2
contributors during
>>> the contest period, every org will have 2 students represented on the Grand Prize
Trip.
>>> 
>>> The most important part of your application is the tasks list, be sure to have
at least 4 tasks in
>>> each of the 5 categories on your app. The Task list gives you an opportunity
to think about how
>>> your org would break up tasks into bite size chunks for students to work on (sometimes
this can be
>>> a bit tricky). This is also a great way for orgs to see how easy/difficult it
will be for them to
>>> come up with tasks for the contest. Orgs should expect to have between 150-300
tasks completed by
>>> students throughout the 7 week program. The orgs that are chosen to participate
will need to be
>>> prepared to have at least 75 tasks on their page when the contest opens for students
on Nov 18th.
>>> 
>>> If you have any questions please contact this list or you can contact me directly
at
>>> sttaylor@google.com <mailto:sttaylor@google.com>. Thanks.
>>> 
>>> We will announce the GCI 2013 Mentoring orgs on Friday, November 1st.
>>> 
>>> [0] developers.google.com/open-source/gci <http://developers.google.com/open-source/gci>
>>> 
>>> [1] https://code.google.com/p/google-code-in/wiki/GCIMentorInfo2013
>>> <https://code.google.com/p/google-code-in/wiki/GCIMentorInfo2013>
>>> 
>>> [2] http://www.google-melange.com/gci/org/application/google/gci2013
>>> <http://www.google-melange.com/gci/org/application/google/gci2013>
>>> 
>>> [3] http://www.google-melange.com/gci/document/show/gci_program/google/gci2013/org_admin_agreement
>>> <http://www.google-melange.com/gci/document/show/gci_program/google/gci2013/org_admin_agreement>
>>> 
>>> 
>>> Best,
>>> Stephanie Taylor
>>> 
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