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What is Google Summer of Code?

Google Summer of Code is a global, online program focused on bringing new contributors into open source software development. GSoC Contributors work with an open source organization on a 12+ week programming project under the guidance of mentors.

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Become a GSoC contributor

Are you new to open source and want to learn more about some interesting projects that you can contribute to? Join GSoC where mentors will help guide you on your journey!

It is very important to reach out to the organizations that you are interested in as soon as possible. The more conversations you have with the community before you submit your proposal the better your chances of being selected into the GSoC.

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Open source organizations

746 open source organizations have mentored 18,000+ new GSoC contributors since 2005. Our mentoring organizations are eager to teach newcomers to open source about their communities and the thrill of open source development.

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