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Applying to work with Moodle for GSOC

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Update: Moodle is no longer taking part in GSoC 2020. Apologies to all students who were considering applying to work with us.

Before submitting your application

Your application

Applications are made through the GSOC site.

Feel free to use the following template, though it's not compulsory.

Personal Details

  • Name
  • Email
  • Other contact methods
  • Timezone

Project Proposal

What do you plan to do?

Also describe any work or research on this project you have already done.

Schedule of Deliverables

There is a calendar published on the GSoC site that defines periods applicable to GSoC projects. Your schedule should follow that format.

What are the milestones and deliverables for your project? You will be assessed against these. Tell us why you think this schedule is realistic.

Do you have any other commitments during this time? Provide dates, such as holidays, when you will not be available.

Note: We expect your project to be your primary focus during the project period. Please do not apply if you have other employment.

Open Source Development Experience

Do you have any experience of Open Source software development?

Moodle Tracker issue number(s) of bug(s) you have fixed with patches attached.

Note: We require you to suggest a fix for at least one Moodle bug before considering your project proposal.

Work/Internship Experience

Anything relevant to the project, or related to web design or software development.

Academic Experience

What you're studying at university/college.

Why Moodle

Tell us why you chose to apply to us.

See also

  • GSOC - describing Moodle's involvement with Google in their Summer of Code program
  • GSOC Greetings from Tim forum post which describes what mentors look for in applications