Published On : Thu, May 24th, 2018

Google International Internship for IIIT Nagpur Student

Nagpur: “An expert in any area is once a beginner” taking this saying as guiding principle, IndianInstitute of Information Technology, Nagpur encourages its students to participates in allactivities with sincerity, dedication and devotion.

As a result our student Master Parth Wazurkar from department of Compute Science and Engineering – Second year has been selected as adeveloper intern in Google Summer of Code 2018. He will be working for the Free Type Project on the project “Integrating VFlib’s TeX format drivers into Free Type” from 23rd April to 14thAugust 2018.

He will be earning a stipend of USD 2400 from Google. Google Summer of Code (GSoC) is a global program that matches students with open source, free software andtechnology-related organizations to write code and get paid.

The organizations provide mentors who act as guides through the entire process, from learning about the community to contributing code. The idea is to get students involved in and familiar with the open source community and help those to put their summer break to good use. IIIT Nagpur encouraged Master Parth for setting up a milestone for IIIT Nagpur students.