[Owasp-appsensor-project] [Owasp-appsensor-dev] GSoC 2016

Colin WATSON colin.watson at owasp.org
Thu Mar 3 11:58:20 UTC 2016

Fantastic news,


---- John Melton wrote ----

>OWASP has been selected this year to participate in the Google Summer of
>Code! This is great news for the org, and hopefully appsensor will be able
>to participate again. We don't yet know how many slots we'll get, but now
>is the time to get started with planning. There are 2 specific things you
>can do:
>1. If you are aware of students that might be interested, let them know
>ASAP. There's ~2 weeks for Q&A, then ~2 weeks for submission.
>2. If you have time, sign up as a mentor. That could be for appsensor, or
>any of the other owasp projects. From past experience, I'd say you should
>plan for about 2-3 hours per week for the duration of the program (~3
>months). It's a really good experience with smart students. It's an easy
>short-term way to contribute.
>Let me know if you have any questions.
>Students will start applying for projects on March 14th but a lot of them
>are already exploring ideas on our corresponding wiki page:
>*How you can get involved:*
>If you are a project leader and would like for your project to participate add
>your idea on our  GSOC 2016 Idea
><https://www.owasp.org/index.php/GSOC2016_Ideas> wiki page ASAP!
>*Become a Mentor:*
>Do you want to become a mentor for a student?
>Choose a participating OWASP project from the wiki page listed below preferably
>the one you are most familiar with.
>Link: https://www.owasp.org/index.php/GSOC2016_Ideas
>Touch base with the project leader and ask one of the org admins (Claudia
><claudia.aviles-casanovas at owasp.org>, Kostas <konstantinos at owasp.org> or
>Fabio <fcerullo at owasp.org>) to send you an invitation and get you started
>*Help OWASP Invite Students: *
>Are you somehow affiliated with a university? Get in touch with students,
>inform them about the program and how they can participate with OWASP.
>Please direct students to the wiki page for details:
>Please let us know if you need help or supporting material.
>Thank you in advance for your time and look forward to your participation.
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>Owasp-appsensor-dev at lists.owasp.org
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