Google Summer of Code Applications for Open Chemistry and VTK
Last week we submitted Google Summer of Code organization applications for the Open Chemistry and VTK projects. VTK has taken part in previous years, and had a number of successful student projects over those years. The Open Chemistry project is a collection of related projects for chemistry, materials science, and related disciplines, with a number of collaborators from around the world. Please wish us luck, as both projects would love to host students over the summer.
This is also a great time to let any students you know about this program, it is a fantastic opportunity for students to get paid to work on an open source project over the summer. I was a student in 2007, and really enjoyed the freedom and the time I was able to dedicate to a project I was passionate about. I have since participated as a mentor and organization administrator in most subsequent years.