[Haskell-cafe] Summer of Haskell - Now Accepting Applications!

Chris Smith cdsmith at gmail.com
Wed Apr 27 22:47:25 UTC 2016

It's worth mentioning that there's a good bit of discussion, about
qualifications, project ideas, etc., at

On Wed, Apr 27, 2016 at 2:10 PM, Gershom B <gershomb at gmail.com> wrote:

> (Note: I am posting this on behalf of Edward Kmett who has spotty
> availability at the moment)
> We've posted an official Summer of Haskell website:
> https://summer.haskell.org/
> It contains the full timeline for the program this summer, and most
> importantly, a form for submitting student applications, also linked
> here:
> https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1JLIa58u7AcWN31bH_LcCBujN9uzAwfd3HxrT32qz9_g/viewform
> The student application period ends next Friday, May 6.
> Last year we had a very successful project brainstorming thread. This
> led to our largest and most successful Summer of Code, ever.
> There is a thread on reddit now devoted to the purpose of further
> brainstorming for this year:
> https://www.reddit.com/r/haskell/comments/4gh1tu/summer_of_haskell_now_accepting_applications/
> If you have a proposal that you think a student could make a good dent
> in over the course of a summer, especially one with broad impact on
> the community, please feel free to discuss it there.
> If you are a potential student, please feel free to skim the proposals
> for ideas, or put forth ones of your own!
> If you are a potential mentor, please feel free to comment on
> proposals that interest you, put forth ideas looking for students and
> express your interest, to help us pair up potential students with
> potential mentors.
> Ultimately, the project proposals that are submitted get written by
> students, but if we can give a good sense of direction for what the
> community wants out of the summer, we can improve the quality of
> proposals, and we can recruit good mentors to work with good students
> on good projects.
> Resources:
> We have a wiki on https://ghc.haskell.org/trac/summer-of-code/ It is,
> of course, a Wiki, so if you see something out of order, take a whack
> at fixing it.
> We have an active #haskell-gsoc channel on irc.freenode.net that we
> run throughout the summer. Potential mentors and students alike are
> welcome.
> We have a Trac full of suggested Google Summer of Code proposals both
> current and from years past, but it could use a whole lot of eyeballs
> and an infusion of fresh ideas:
> https://ghc.haskell.org/trac/summer-of-code/report/1
> Many of our best proposals in years have come from lists of project
> suggestions that others have blogged about. Many of our best students
> decided to join the summer of code based on these posts. The Trac
> isn't the only source of information on interesting projects, and I'd
> encourage folks to continue posting their ideas.
> If you or your employer would be interested in helping to fund
> additional students, please feel free to reach out to me.
> Thank you,
> -Edward Kmett
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