Ruby / HTML&CSS Internship

Discourse

About Outreachy

Participants of Outreachy work with an open source organization (in our case Discourse) on a 3 month programming project. It’s similar to events like Google Summer of Code, however the aim of Outreachy is to provide a collaborative environment in which newcomers from underrepresented backgrounds get an opportunity to learn from and contribute to FOSS by doing paid, full-time work.

Participation is open internationally to all women (cis and trans), trans men, and genderqueer people. Additionally, it's open to residents and nationals of the United States of any gender who are Black/African American, Hispanic/Latino, American Indian, Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian, or Pacific Islander.

Source: https://www.outreachy.org/

Furthermore, unlike GSoC, Outreachy is open to all ages, not just students.

About Discourse

Discourse is an open source forum platform: "Civilized discussion for your community". For a more in-depth description, see our about page.

Requirements

Although we have a whole list of ideas to choose between, we have two strong recommendations, which are also the best representation of our requirement for this internship. If you'd feel comfortable doing one of these (with plenty of guidance), don't hesitate to apply!

Ruby - New chat provider

https://meta.discourse.org/t/adding-a-new-provider-to-discourse-chat-integration/68156

HTML & CSS - Custom theme

https://meta.discourse.org/t/how-to-develop-custom-themes/60848

Tags: html, css, rails, Ruby

How to apply:

Our Discourse Outreachy page has more details on how to apply for the internship and get involved with the community. Any questions can be sent to erlend@discourse.org