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* Back to the main OSGeo [[Google Summer of Code 2012]] @ OSGeo wiki page.
 
* Back to the main OSGeo [[Google Summer of Code 2012]] @ OSGeo wiki page.
  
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This is the central page for OSGeo administrative information in Google Summer of Code 2012.
  
Central page for administering OSGeo participation in Google Summer of Code 2012.
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== Contacts ==  
 
 
== Background ==  
 
  
 
* [[User:Aghisla|Anne Ghisla]] will act as Administrative contact, with support from [[User:Wolf|Wolf Bergenheim]] and [[HamishBowman|Hamish Bowman]]. Feel free to email us with any questions, we're here to help mentor the mentors as much as anything else!
 
* [[User:Aghisla|Anne Ghisla]] will act as Administrative contact, with support from [[User:Wolf|Wolf Bergenheim]] and [[HamishBowman|Hamish Bowman]]. Feel free to email us with any questions, we're here to help mentor the mentors as much as anything else!
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* Would-be mentors and students: you are invited to sign up to the [http://lists.osgeo.org/mailman/listinfo/soc OSGeo SoC mailinglist] right now. The list is the central communication channel for mentors, students and administrators. It is used for general GSoC announcements, specific OSGeo announcements, and for clarification about the program.
  
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== 2012 ==
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* OSGeo [[Google Summer of Code Application 2012]]
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* The 2012 OSGeo home at melange is (i.e. will be, if we are accepted) (http://www.google-melange.com/gsoc/org/show/google/gsoc2012/osgeo)
  
* Previous years' SoC involvement: [http://code.google.com/soc/2008/osgeo/about.html 2008], [http://socghop.appspot.com/org/home/google/gsoc2009/osgeo 2009], [http://socghop.appspot.com/org/home/google/gsoc2010/osgeo 2010], [http://socghop.appspot.com/org/home/google/gsoc2010/osgeo 2011]
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== Previous years ==
 
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* SoC involvement: [http://code.google.com/soc/2008/osgeo/about.html 2008], [http://socghop.appspot.com/org/home/google/gsoc2009/osgeo 2009], [http://socghop.appspot.com/org/home/google/gsoc2010/osgeo 2010], [http://socghop.appspot.com/org/home/google/gsoc2010/osgeo 2011]
 
* There is a 2011 version of the [http://svn.osgeo.org/osgeo/marketing/flyer/google_summer_of_code/ OSGeo SoC flyer] to look at and post in appropriate places. (TODO: update to 2012)
 
* There is a 2011 version of the [http://svn.osgeo.org/osgeo/marketing/flyer/google_summer_of_code/ OSGeo SoC flyer] to look at and post in appropriate places. (TODO: update to 2012)
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* OSGeo GSoC wiki pages: [[Google Summer of Code 2008|2008]], [[Google Summer of Code 2009|2009]], [[Google Summer of Code 2010|2010]], [[Google Summer of Code 2011|2011]]
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* OSGeo Applications: [[Google SoC Application 2009|2009]], [[Google SoC Application 2010|2010]], [[Google Summer of Code Application 2011|2011]])
  
* Last year(s) OSGeo GSoC wiki pages: [[Google Summer of Code 2008|2008]], [[Google Summer of Code 2009|2009]], [[Google Summer of Code 2010|2010]], [[Google Summer of Code 2011|2011]]
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== Guides, FAQ and mentors information ==
 
 
== Timeline ==
 
  
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=== GSoC general information: timeline, program site, FAQ ===
 
* [http://www.google-melange.com/gsoc/document/show/gsoc_program/google/gsoc2012/faqs#timeline The official timeline]
 
* [http://www.google-melange.com/gsoc/document/show/gsoc_program/google/gsoc2012/faqs#timeline The official timeline]
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* The official [http://www.google-melange.com/ Google Summer of Code 2012 program site]
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* [http://www.google-melange.com/document/show/gsoc_program/google/gsoc2012/faqs Google's FAQ on the program]
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* There is also a [http://code.google.com/p/google-summer-of-code/wiki/WikiStart Google Wiki page about the program]
  
== Links ==
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=== Guides for mentors ===
 
 
* The official [http://www.google-melange.com/ Google Summer of Code 2012 program site]
 
 
* [http://www.booki.cc/gsoc-mentoring/ The GSoC Mentoring Guide] -- READ THIS eBOOK
 
* [http://www.booki.cc/gsoc-mentoring/ The GSoC Mentoring Guide] -- READ THIS eBOOK
: [http://en.flossmanuals.net/GSoCMentoring/ Same thing, different colors]
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* [http://en.flossmanuals.net/GSoCMentoring/ Same thing, different colors]
 
* [http://people.gnome.org/~federico/docs/summer-of-code-mentoring-howto/ Mentoring HOWTO]
 
* [http://people.gnome.org/~federico/docs/summer-of-code-mentoring-howto/ Mentoring HOWTO]
 
* [http://code.google.com/p/google-summer-of-code/wiki/AdviceforMentors Advice for Mentors from the Google Wiki]
 
* [http://code.google.com/p/google-summer-of-code/wiki/AdviceforMentors Advice for Mentors from the Google Wiki]
* [http://www.google-melange.com/document/show/gsoc_program/google/gsoc2012/faqs Google's FAQ on the program]
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* There is also a [http://code.google.com/p/google-summer-of-code/wiki/WikiStart Google Wiki page about the program]
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=== Melange guides and issue tracker ===
 
* [http://www.google-melange.com/document/show/gsoc_program/google/gsoc2012/userguide Melange User's Guide]
 
* [http://www.google-melange.com/document/show/gsoc_program/google/gsoc2012/userguide Melange User's Guide]
 
* [http://www.google-melange.com/document/show/gsoc_program/google/gsoc2012/userguide#depth_orgapp Melange guide for organization administrators]
 
* [http://www.google-melange.com/document/show/gsoc_program/google/gsoc2012/userguide#depth_orgapp Melange guide for organization administrators]
 
* [http://code.google.com/p/soc/issues/list Melange issue tracker]
 
* [http://code.google.com/p/soc/issues/list Melange issue tracker]
  
== Documents ==
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== How to register as a mentor [after March, 16th - accepted organisation announcement] ==
 
 
* OSGeo [[Google Summer of Code Application 2012]] (see also [[Google SoC Application 2009|2009]], [[Google SoC Application 2010|2010]], [[Google Summer of Code Application 2011|2011]])
 
 
 
<!-- 2008 * [[SoC Application Rankings by Project]] -->
 
 
 
* The "Student Landing Page" is [[Google Summer of Code 2012 Ideas]].
 
 
 
* The 2012 OSGeo home at melange is (i.e. will be, if we are accepted) (http://www.google-melange.com/gsoc/org/show/google/gsoc2012/osgeo)
 
 
 
== How to register as a mentor ==
 
  
''BE PATENT, WE HAVEN'T EVEN BEEN ACCEPTED INTO THIS YEAR'S PROGRAM YET''
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''BE PATIENT, WE HAVEN'T EVEN BEEN ACCEPTED INTO THIS YEAR'S PROGRAM YET''
  
 
<strike>Please apply to become a mentor today! Just follow these steps:</strike>
 
<strike>Please apply to become a mentor today! Just follow these steps:</strike>
  
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# Read the mentoring guide, and ask previous years' mentors about their experience. Mentoring is often quite demanding in terms of time and energies, especially if you didn't work with the student before. If you are aware of that, proceed with the registration.
 
# Sign up to the [http://lists.osgeo.org/mailman/listinfo/soc OSGeo SoC mailinglist].
 
# Sign up to the [http://lists.osgeo.org/mailman/listinfo/soc OSGeo SoC mailinglist].
# Present yourself on soc@lists.osgeo.org Here are some suggested topics:
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# Present yourself on soc@lists.osgeo.org. Here are some suggested topics:
 
#* Project you want to/can mentor for
 
#* Project you want to/can mentor for
 
#* Area(s) of interest
 
#* Area(s) of interest
 
#* Feel free to tell more about yourself
 
#* Feel free to tell more about yourself
# Register yourself [http://www.google-melange.com/ at the Melange site] (if you haven't done so already).
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# If you don't have a '''linkID''' from past years, register yourself [http://www.google-melange.com/ at the Melange site] to obtain it.
# Fill in the [FIXME: '''''last year's url / check it'''''] [https://spreadsheets.google.com/viewform?formkey=dEpKRDUzZEU4dXRxdHd5MVhCRWlSZXc6MA Mentor form]
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# Fill in the [https://spreadsheets.google.com/viewform?formkey=dEpKRDUzZEU4dXRxdHd5MVhCRWlSZXc6MA Mentor form]
# Apply to become a mentor:
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# Apply to become a mentor in Melange:
#* Go to [http://www.google-melange.com/gsoc/homepage/google/gsoc2012 Melange homepage]. Below the picture of happy programmers and the big "Students: apply now" there is a smaller link to apply as mentor. Click it and follow the procedure to create [the link_id, if you don't have one from past years, and] the profile.
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#* Go to [http://www.google-melange.com/gsoc/homepage/google/gsoc2012 Melange homepage]. Below the picture of happy programmers and the big "Students: apply now" there is a smaller link to apply as mentor. [screenshot?] Click it and follow the procedure to create the profile.
#* As the green box on top of profile page tells you that profile is saved, follow the link "You can now apply to Google Summer of Code". Pick up OSGeo from the list of accepted organisations, or follow this [http://www.google-melange.com/gsoc/request/google/gsoc2011/osgeo direct link].
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#* As the green box on top of profile page tells you that profile is saved, follow the link "You can now apply to Google Summer of Code". Pick up OSGeo from the list of accepted organisations, or follow this [http://www.google-melange.com/gsoc/request/google/gsoc2012/osgeo direct link].
 
#* Fill up the request form with a short message, referring to the mail you sent on soc mailing list.
 
#* Fill up the request form with a short message, referring to the mail you sent on soc mailing list.
 
#* Wait for administrator's approval. If you wait for more than 24 hours, send a mail to the administrators :). Until approval, your dashboard will be empty.
 
#* Wait for administrator's approval. If you wait for more than 24 hours, send a mail to the administrators :). Until approval, your dashboard will be empty.

Revision as of 04:10, 16 March 2012

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This is the central page for OSGeo administrative information in Google Summer of Code 2012.

Contacts

  • Anne Ghisla will act as Administrative contact, with support from Wolf Bergenheim and Hamish Bowman. Feel free to email us with any questions, we're here to help mentor the mentors as much as anything else!
  • Would-be mentors and students: you are invited to sign up to the OSGeo SoC mailinglist right now. The list is the central communication channel for mentors, students and administrators. It is used for general GSoC announcements, specific OSGeo announcements, and for clarification about the program.

2012

Previous years

Guides, FAQ and mentors information

GSoC general information: timeline, program site, FAQ

Guides for mentors

Melange guides and issue tracker

How to register as a mentor [after March, 16th - accepted organisation announcement]

BE PATIENT, WE HAVEN'T EVEN BEEN ACCEPTED INTO THIS YEAR'S PROGRAM YET

Please apply to become a mentor today! Just follow these steps:

  1. Read the mentoring guide, and ask previous years' mentors about their experience. Mentoring is often quite demanding in terms of time and energies, especially if you didn't work with the student before. If you are aware of that, proceed with the registration.
  2. Sign up to the OSGeo SoC mailinglist.
  3. Present yourself on soc@lists.osgeo.org. Here are some suggested topics:
    • Project you want to/can mentor for
    • Area(s) of interest
    • Feel free to tell more about yourself
  4. If you don't have a linkID from past years, register yourself at the Melange site to obtain it.
  5. Fill in the Mentor form
  6. Apply to become a mentor in Melange:
    • Go to Melange homepage. Below the picture of happy programmers and the big "Students: apply now" there is a smaller link to apply as mentor. [screenshot?] Click it and follow the procedure to create the profile.
    • As the green box on top of profile page tells you that profile is saved, follow the link "You can now apply to Google Summer of Code". Pick up OSGeo from the list of accepted organisations, or follow this direct link.
    • Fill up the request form with a short message, referring to the mail you sent on soc mailing list.
    • Wait for administrator's approval. If you wait for more than 24 hours, send a mail to the administrators :). Until approval, your dashboard will be empty.
    • Once you've been accepted, you can go to your dashboard (link on left sidebar) and browse the list of student applications (now open)