About the summer school
Google Summer of Code is a global program focused on introducing students to open source software development. Students work on a 3 month programming project with an open source organization during their break from university.
Since its inception in 2005, the program has brought together 12,000+ student participants and 11,000 mentors from over 127 countries worldwide. Google Summer of Code has produced 30,000,000+ lines of code for 568 open source organizations.
As a part of Google Summer of Code, student participants are paired with a mentor from the participating organizations, gaining exposure to real-world software development and techniques. Students have the opportunity to spend the break between their school semesters earning a stipend while working in areas related to their interests.
In turn, the participating organizations are able to identify and bring in new developers who implement new features and hopefully continue to contribute to open source even after the program is over. Most importantly, more code is created and released for the use and benefit of al
Student Application Period
March 20, 2017 - April 3, 2017
- Mentor organizations must run an active open source or free software project.
- Have produced and released software under an OSI approved license.
- Must not be based in a country currently embargoed by the United States
- Stipends. Google is not required to pay any stipends to you if you breach this Agreement.
- Not an Offer or Contract of Employment.
- You acknowledge that your participation in the Program is voluntary.
- You acknowledge that no confidential, fiduciary, agency or other relationship or implied-in-fact contract now exists between you and Google or the Organizations and that no such relationship is established by your Submissions to the Program.
- You understand and agree that nothing in this Agreement may be construed as an offer or contract of employment with either Google or any Organization.
- Google’s Affiliates, Consultants, and Contractors. Google may use its affiliates, consultants, and contractors in connection with the performance of its obligations and exercise of its rights under this Agreement.
- Governing Law. ALL CLAIMS ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THIS AGREEMENT OR THE PROGRAM WILL BE GOVERNED BY CALIFORNIA LAW, EXCLUDING CALIFORNIA'S CONFLICT OF LAWS RULES, AND WILL BE LITIGATED EXCLUSIVELY IN THE FEDERAL OR STATE COURTS OF SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CALIFORNIA, USA; THE PARTIES CONSENT TO PERSONAL JURISDICTION IN THOSE COURTS.
- Assignment. You may not assign this Agreement or any part of it without Google’s prior written consent. Google may assign this Agreement or any part of it upon notification, which may be posted on the Program Website or sent to the contact information you provided upon registration.
- No Waiver. Neither party will be treated as having waived any rights by not exercising (or delaying the exercise of) any rights under this Agreement.
- No Agency. This Agreement does not create any agency, partnership, or joint venture between the parties.
- No Third-Party Beneficiaries. This Agreement does not confer any benefits on any third party unless it expressly states that it does.
- Amendments. Except as set forth in the Program Rules, any amendment must be in writing, signed by both parties, and expressly state that it is amending this Agreement.
- Entire Agreement. This Agreement sets out all terms agreed between the parties and supersedes all other agreements between the parties relating to its subject matter. In entering into this Agreement neither party has relied on, and neither party will have any right or remedy based on, any statement, representation or warranty (whether made negligently or innocently), except those expressly set out in this Agreement.
- Severability. If any term (or part of a term) of this Agreement is invalid, illegal or unenforceable, the rest of the Agreement will remain in effect.
- Translations. In the event of any discrepancy between the English version of this Agreement and a translated version, the English version will govern.
- How Google May Use Your Information.
- Google will use the information provided during registration and in any subsequent communications to administer the Program (including verifying eligibility to participate in Program, sending notifications regarding Program, and delivering stipends).
- Google may use Final Project Materials and Evaluations for recruiting purposes.
- Google may use your information to respond to participation verification requests from third parties pursuant to school admissions applications, employment applications, and the like that you have submitted to such third parties.
- Google may use aggregated, non-personally identifiable information for statistical purposes.
- Google and its agents may use your name, likeness, and statements without compensation to promote Google Summer of Code, including displaying it on the Program Website.
- The display name you created during registration may be displayed publicly on the Program Website and any archives of the Program Website.
- Google may share your contact information and Project Submissions with the Organizations (including Members) and third parties (such as shipping processors) to administer the Program.
- Google may publicize your participation in Program and the results of the Program, including announcements of accepted Project Proposals, the text of accepted Project Proposals, and the resulting code from your work on the Project. Google may display your information, including your display name, Project abstract, and Final Project Materials, on Google-run websites, including the Google Open Source Blog (http://google-opensource.blogspot.com/) and the Program Website.
- Accessing Your Information. You may access and review the personal information in your Program profile and edit such information through your profile during the Program. If you would like to edit such information after the Program, you may write to Google (Attention: Open Source Programs Office) at the address listed in the preamble above for further assistance.
- Indemnities. You will indemnify Google and its affiliates, directors, officers, and employees against all liabilities, damages, losses, costs, fees (including legal fees), and expenses relating to any allegation or third-party legal proceeding to the extent arising from:
- your acts or omissions related to applying for and participating in the Program, and
- your Submissions violating any rights of any other person or entity or any obligation you may have with them.
- Limitation of Liability.
- Liability. IN THIS SECTION 6 (LIMITATION OF LIABILITY), “LIABILITY” MEANS ANY LIABILITY, WHETHER UNDER CONTRACT, TORT, OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING FOR NEGLIGENCE.
- Limitations. GOOGLE’S LIABILITY UNDER THIS AGREEMENT IS LIMITED TO DIRECT DAMAGES, WHICH WILL NOT EXCEED US$1,000 IN AGGREGATE.
- Exceptions to Limitations. NOTHING IN THIS AGREEMENT EXCLUDES OR LIMITS GOOGLE’S LIABILITY FOR MATTERS FOR WHICH LIABILITY CANNOT BE LIMITED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW.
- “Submissions” means any materials you submit to Google in connection with the Program, including Project Submissions and Evaluations.
- Ownership. You retain all ownership rights you had in your Submissions before submitting them.
- License to Google. You grant Google a non-exclusive, worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, free license (with right to sublicense) to reproduce, prepare derivative works of, distribute, perform, display, and otherwise use your Submissions for the purpose of administering the Program and promoting Google Summer of Code.
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