Google Summer of Code (GSOC) a complete Contributor guide

GSoC offers an incredible opportunity to contribute to open-source projects, gain valuable experience, and network with industry professionals. But navigating the application process and finding the right project can be daunting.

Feb 25, 4:30 – 6:30 AM

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Demystifying Google Summer of Code 2024: Your Guide to Open Source Contribution!

Join us on February 25th, 2024, at 10:00 AM IST on the GDSC Online Platform for a comprehensive workshop on Google Summer of Code (GSoC) 2024!

Are you a coding enthusiast looking to make a real impact? GSoC offers an incredible opportunity to contribute to open-source projects, gain valuable experience, and network with industry professionals. But navigating the application process and finding the right project can be daunting.

This workshop is designed to empower you!

Here's what you'll learn:

  • What is GSoC? Uncover the program's goals, benefits, and timeline.
  • Eligibility and application process: understand the requirements and craft a compelling application.
  • Project selection: Explore exciting projects, identify your strengths, and find the perfect match.
  • Community engagement: Learn how to connect with mentors, contribute to existing projects, and make a lasting impression.

Tips and tricks: Gain valuable insights from experienced GSoC participants and mentors

Whether you're a seasoned coder or just starting out, this workshop is for you!

By attending, you'll:

  • Gain the knowledge and confidence to apply for GSoC 2024.
  • Discover open-source projects that align with your interests and skills.
  • Network with fellow GSoC aspirants and mentors.
  • Unleash your potential and contribute to the open-source community.

Contribution Work Hours:

The official program timeline lists a standard coding period of 12 weeks, starting on May 27th, 2024. However, some projects may have extended timelines up to November 4th, 2024.

The expected work commitment is approximately 30-40 hours per week during the coding period. This can vary depending on the size and complexity of your project, as well as your individual work style and communication with your mentor.

It's important to maintain consistent progress and communication throughout the program to ensure a successful completion.

Stipend:

  • Google provides stipends to accepted GSoC contributors who pass their evaluations. The amount varies based on the size of the project and your location.
  • Large projects: Stipend starts at $6,000 USD and adjusts based on PPP (Purchasing Power Parity) with a minimum of $3,000 USD and a maximum of $6,600 USD.
  • Medium projects: Stipend starts at $3,000 USD and adjusts based on PPP with a minimum of $1,500 USD and a maximum of $3,300 USD.
  • Small projects: Stipend starts at $1,500 USD and adjusts based on PPP with a minimum of $750 USD and a maximum of $1,650 USD.

You can find a detailed breakdown of the stipend amounts by country on the official GSoC website: https://developers.google.com/open-source/gsoc/help/student-stipends

Important Note:

Stipend payments are contingent on successfully completing the program and receiving a passing evaluation from your mentor.

You are responsible for any taxes applicable to your stipend based on your local regulations.

I hope this information helps! Feel free to ask if you have any further questions about GSoC 2024.

When

When

Sunday, February 25, 2024
4:30 AM – 6:30 AM UTC

Agenda

Welcome Note!
What is GSoC?
Eligibility and application process
Project selection
Community engagement
Q & A
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Speaker

  • RAKESH VALASALA

    MOHAN BABU UNIVERSITY

    COMMUNITY LEAD

Organizers

  • Rakesh Valasala

    Mohan Babu University

    GDSC Lead

  • Ramani K

    Faculty Head

  • Yogendra Prasad Pujari

    Faculty Advisor

  • Gurram Ajith Kumar

    Sree Vidyanikethan Engineering College

    MERN Stack development Lead

  • Venkata Lohith Kumar Reddy Mukkamalla

    Web Development Lead

  • Srinivasa Reddy

    Web Development Lead

  • Thanmayi Pothula

    Web Development Lead

  • Chillale Sai Ganesh

    Web Development Lead

  • Kasarla Madhumitha

    Web Development Lead

  • Fayaz Molagavelli

    Android Development Lead

  • Thiruvidhi Revanth

    Mohan Babu University

    Flutter Developer

  • Indu Priya

    Ml & Data Science Lead

  • Pradeepika Muppuru

    Data Science Lead

  • Divya Vavilthota

    Sree Vidhyanikethan Engineering College

    ML Lead

  • MATAM VENKATAMUNI ROSHINI

    Sree vidyanikethan engineering college

    ML lead

  • Sneha reddy Erla

    Data Science Lead

  • Avinash Baratam

    Ui/UX Developer

  • GOUTHAM BHAT

    Ui/UX Developer

  • Modupalli Leena

    Event Managment Lead

  • Devarshini Rangineni

    Mohan Babu University

    Event Management Lead

  • PUTHRAMADDI NANDINI

    Mohan Babu University

    Event Management Lead

  • Sadiq Shaik

    Event Management Lead

  • Thanuja Sadhama

    Event Managment Lead