Summer of Content calendar


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This page will be updated with news from the Summer of Content 2007 season as things progress. Feel free to add your own news announcements or any press coverage you might find to this page.

July 18, 2007 - We've launched! 
Thanks to a flurry of behind-the-scenes efforts by many volunteers, we're up, running, and ready for applications just three weeks after the original idea was hatched in a tiny room in Vancouver. Help us brainstorm project ideas, find out how you can be an intern or a mentor, or catch our sessions at Wikimania!


This is the schedule for the Summer of Content 2007 program. If you'd like to hold an event (for instance, a local gathering of all Summer of Content interns in your city) list yours here! Major official program dates are in red.

  • Jul 16 - Jul 23 - soft launch, begin publicity work, recruiting mentor orgs and mentors, interns begin applying
  • Jul 25 - public launch
  • Aug 2 - external project suggestions end; interns continue to work on applications
  • Aug 5 - applications due
  • Aug 6-8 - mentor orgs and SoCon match up mentors with interns
  • Aug 10 - all interns and mentors have been notified
  • Aug 10 - Kickoff, project work begins
  • Sep 1 - Midterm progress reports, check-in
  • Sep 22 - Final progress reports, check-in
  • Sep 24 - End celebration, project work ends
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