Linux Foundation Mentorship Program in Response to COVID19
Opens Apr 13 2020 05:00 AM (PDT)
Deadline Jun 1 2021 11:59 PM (PDT)
Description

This program is designed to help developers with necessary skills — many of whom are first-time open source contributors — experiment, learn, and contribute effectively to open source communities.

*If you are interested in applying as a mentee, please visit the CommunityBridge website to complete the application. 

The Mentorship Program will...

  • Help mentees learn and enhance their technical skills, and inspire them to become long-term active contributors.
  • Teach aspiring developers the open source culture and collaboration norms, and guide them to participate in an open source community more effectively by using collaboration tools and infrastructure.
  • Strengthen projects and the communities that are crucial to the Linux ecosystem by improving security and quality of releases.
  • Provide a skilled and diverse talented pool of prospective employees trained by experts to companies in the ecosystem of related technology.
  • Add well-trained and educated diverse talent to projects, and inspire them to write code for open-source software products for the benefit of the entire community and users.

Dates to Remember:

  • CFP Closes: June 2021*
    • Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. The first round of applications will be reviewed starting Monday, April 27, 2020. 
  • CFP Selection: CFP rolling project selection notifications starting with first round of notifications on May 18th 2020
Apply

Linux Foundation Mentorship Program in Response to COVID19


This program is designed to help developers with necessary skills — many of whom are first-time open source contributors — experiment, learn, and contribute effectively to open source communities.

*If you are interested in applying as a mentee, please visit the CommunityBridge website to complete the application. 

The Mentorship Program will...

  • Help mentees learn and enhance their technical skills, and inspire them to become long-term active contributors.
  • Teach aspiring developers the open source culture and collaboration norms, and guide them to participate in an open source community more effectively by using collaboration tools and infrastructure.
  • Strengthen projects and the communities that are crucial to the Linux ecosystem by improving security and quality of releases.
  • Provide a skilled and diverse talented pool of prospective employees trained by experts to companies in the ecosystem of related technology.
  • Add well-trained and educated diverse talent to projects, and inspire them to write code for open-source software products for the benefit of the entire community and users.

Dates to Remember:

  • CFP Closes: June 2021*
    • Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. The first round of applications will be reviewed starting Monday, April 27, 2020. 
  • CFP Selection: CFP rolling project selection notifications starting with first round of notifications on May 18th 2020
Apply
Opens
Apr 13 2020 05:00 AM (PDT)
Deadline
Jun 1 2021 11:59 PM (PDT)