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From Carlos Sanchez <car...@apache.org>
Subject Re: ASF student collaboration program
Date Wed, 27 Sep 2017 14:29:04 GMT
Excelent idea! Let me know as I'm based in Coruña.

Just FYI it is probably better/easier to pick some projects you are
interested in and reach them directly as they are quite independent.

On Wed, Sep 27, 2017, 15:28 Antón R. Yuste <anton@galiglobal.com> wrote:

> Hi Rafa,
>
> Thanks! You are more than welcome. I will ping you as soon as we start
> the program to discuss the details and see next steps.
>
> More feedback from other projects or the ASF would be also welcomed.
>
> Best regards,
>
> Antón
>
>
> On 21/09/17 16:13, Rafa Haro wrote:
> > Hi Antón,
> >
> > Excellent initiative! I would be more than happy to mentoring the
> students
> > or helping on any way.
> >
> > Cheers,
> > Rafa
> > El El jue, 21 sept 2017 a las 16:07, Antón R. Yuste <
> anton@galiglobal.com>
> > escribió:
> >
> >> Hi all,
> >>
> >> We (the VigoJUG) are running a collaboration program (pro bono work)
> >> with the University of Vigo (Spain) to introduce students to Open Source
> >> projects as part of the end of their studies. It's the equivalent to two
> >> full signatures. The idea is to do a proof of concept with two students
> >> this year and open it to more of them in the following courses if it's a
> >> success.
> >>
> >> We would like to choose some of the ASF projects and we know the ASF has
> >> been involved in a few student programs, mostly Google
> >> Summer of Code but also a few others directly with universities. So we
> >> would like to know more about it if it makes sense in our case.
> >>
> >> In our opinion the program is a win-win for everyone:
> >>
> >>    * Students from UVigo: evangelize open-source and get real
> experience.
> >>    * Senior Engineers from VigoJUG: get familiar with interesting
> >>      projects + help new engineers in our area.
> >>    * Teachers from UVigo: they have interest in many projects of the ASF
> >>      but they are a bit lost, this is a great opportunity for them to
> >>      know more and look for new opportunities of collaboration.
> >>    * ASF: some fresh blood to some projects :-)
> >>
> >> We would need from the ASF:
> >>
> >>    * Some projects to work with. Issues related to automate performance
> >>      tests or profiling would be great because they have little impact
> in
> >>      the project and we have some experience on that and running some
> >>      workshops on that.
> >>    * Some initial mentorship. It should be little work, most of the
> >>      mentoring should be done by the senior engineers of the VigoJUG but
> >>      some initial guidance would be very helpful.
> >>
> >> I'm not familiar with this list (yet) so I hope this email is fine here
> :-)
> >>
> >> Best regards,
> >>
> >> Antón
> >>
> >>
>
>
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