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* [[Application details from Feb 2022]]


== Student Proposal ==
= How to get started? =
 
- Review the projects below and inform yourself if that could be of interested for you [ Link]
- Reach out the projects contact, tell about yourself and why you are interested [ Link]
- Join our GSoC group chat channel via XMPP (you can reach out via mail of course as well, but we really recommend to also use the technology) [ Link]
- Continue to discuss teaser tasks with the project contact [ Link]
- If everything is fine, start preparing a proposal and if reviewed submit the application [ Link]
 
= Join the group chat! =


In addition to writing a proposal, engagement with the actual projects before the application is very important. Showing motivation by taking interest in the project and communicating with the mentors is very advantageous. Solving a typical small problem can show that a student is serious with their plans.
Use a regular XMPP client and join the GSoC chat room '''[xmpp:gsoc@muc.xmpp.org?join gsoc@muc.xmpp.org]'''.


Of course, a good proposal is fine, too. We would be interested in the motivation behind the application. Additionally, the student's background, the possible experiences and preferred technologies, the outcome of a preliminary research on the protocol and codesbases the student might work on. Furthermore, their own perspective on how the collaboration and organization through the Google Summer of Code with the mentors should look like and a review of which possible problems may be faced are also helpful.
How to join:


Furthermore we recommend a bit of research on online guides to write a proposal or motivational letter. The official guidelines of the [https://developers.google.com/open-source/gsoc/help/student-advice Google Summer of Code 2022] are highly recommended to read first.
* Download and [https://xmpp.org/getting-started/ install a client], or [https://xmpp.org/chat?gsoc use a web client]
* Create an account, or use an existing one
* Find, join, and bookmark: [xmpp:gsoc@muc.xmpp.org?join gsoc@muc.xmpp.org].


== Teaser Tasks ==
== Teaser Tasks ==
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A list of teaser tasks is given in the [[#Project_Ideas|Project Ideas]] overview, but please join the chat rooms for the respective projects and discuss them there, where mentors will be able to help you and know what you're up to. There are different teasers for different codebases, and more teasers will be appearing here over the next few days.
A list of teaser tasks is given in the [[#Project_Ideas|Project Ideas]] overview, but please join the chat rooms for the respective projects and discuss them there, where mentors will be able to help you and know what you're up to. There are different teasers for different codebases, and more teasers will be appearing here over the next few days.


= Join the group chat! =
== Student Proposal ==


Use a regular XMPP client and join the GSoC chat room '''[xmpp:gsoc@muc.xmpp.org?join gsoc@muc.xmpp.org]'''.
In addition to writing a proposal, engagement with the actual projects before the application is very important. Showing motivation by taking interest in the project and communicating with the mentors is very advantageous. Solving a typical small problem can show that a student is serious with their plans.


How to join:
Of course, a good proposal is fine, too. We would be interested in the motivation behind the application. Additionally, the student's background, the possible experiences and preferred technologies, the outcome of a preliminary research on the protocol and codesbases the student might work on. Furthermore, their own perspective on how the collaboration and organization through the Google Summer of Code with the mentors should look like and a review of which possible problems may be faced are also helpful.


* Download and [https://xmpp.org/getting-started/ install a client], or [https://xmpp.org/chat?gsoc use a web client]
Furthermore we recommend a bit of research on online guides to write a proposal or motivational letter. The official guidelines of the [https://developers.google.com/open-source/gsoc/help/student-advice Google Summer of Code 2022] are highly recommended to read first.
* Create an account, or use an existing one
* Find, join, and bookmark: [xmpp:gsoc@muc.xmpp.org?join gsoc@muc.xmpp.org].


= Project Ideas =
= Project Ideas =
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