Google Summer of Code 2008

Posted on March 8, 2008  Comments (1)

Over the last three years Google Summer of Code has provided 1500 students from 90 countries the chance to work on open source projects. It also has provide some great software and software enhancements to the open source community. Google has increased their funding by another $1 million. Each participant will receive $4,500 as a stipend.

I don’t understand why they have such a short window of opportunity to apply – but this is how they do it every year. They are accepting applications from open source projects, to act as mentoring organizations, through March 13th. Student applications will be accepted from March 24th to March 31st. See Google’s announcement. offers listings of science internships and engineering internships.

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One Response to “Google Summer of Code 2008”

  1. Curious Cat Science and Engineering Blog » Google Summer of Code 2009
    March 22nd, 2009 @ 4:09 pm

    Google funds the program with $4,500 for each student (and pays the mentor organization $500)…

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