Tuesday, March 20, 2007

Google Summer of Code - OpenMRS Project

In collaboration with Google, the OpenMRS project is proud to offer internship opportunities through the Google Summer of Code program. OpenMRS is a successful open-source project developing an electronic medical record system for developing countries.

Have you ever imagined that writing code could save lives? Then apply to OpenMRS for the Google Summer of Code 2007 and make a difference this summer.

  • Develop software for the developing world
  • Contribute to a major open-source project
  • Learn from experienced open source developers solving real-world problems
  • Earn a summer-long stipend so that you can focus on your work
  • Make a difference in the world by helping in the fight against HIV/AIDS, TB, and Malaria...doing what you enjoy most

This summer, students around the world have the opportunity to participate in an exciting collaboration between OpenMRS (http://openmrs.org) and Google, Inc. to further develop an open-source medical record system that improves the care of patients with HIV/AIDS, TB, and Malaria. The Google Summer of Code 2007 program provides promising student software developers an opportunity to help these vulnerable populations by spending their summer vacation writing new code that will be used in countries throughout the developing world. During this twelve week program, successful applicants will work directly with assigned mentors to complete their choice of a variety of focused development tasks laid out by the OpenMRS collaborative.

Interested? Visit http://soc2007.openmrs.org or http://code.google.com/soc for more information. Applications are now being accepted, the deadline for all submissions is March 24th, 2007.