Google Summer of Code with NumFOCUS

Google Summer of Code (GSoC) sponsors students to work full-time for 3 months on open source projects during the summer (in the northern hemisphere), supervised by a senior contributor from the mentoring organization. Google Summer of Code students frequently go on to become active contributors and core maintainers of our projects.

NumFOCUS is excited to once again participate as an umbrella organization for Google Summer of Code 2018 — our fourth time participating in the program!


Participating Projects

The following NumFOCUS organizations are participating under the NumFOCUS umbrella and have listed project ideas.

– conda forge
– Data Retriever
– FEniCS
– gensim
– Julia
– MDAnalysis
– PyMC3
– shogun
– Stan
– yt


How to Apply

For full details on participating in GSoC 2018 with NumFOCUS, please visit our blog.

Applications open: 12 March
Applications close: 27 March

(In 2017, over 50 students participated in Google Summer of Code with NumFOCUS sponsored projects. Read about them on our blog.)

Summer 2018 Application Instructions

Instructions and detailed information for Google Summer of Code 2018 are here.


The NumFOCUS toolkit is indispensable to a data scientist.

Daniel Kapitan, Supporting Member