User:Valerio Bozzolan/Adopt a wiki-intern

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This page is about a small initiative called adopt a wiki-intern.[1]

We have some resources that can be allocated in boosting something (a translation?).

If you think our priorities are stupid and you have better priorities for our interns, welcome aboard! Propose something in the table below in #Work.


This small initiative tries to:

  1. collect some questionable "high priority edits" (translations mostly)
  2. adopt some interns
  3. do a minimum of Wikimedian training
  4. allocate interns on edits

Wait. What?[edit]

In other words. For some reason in the world there are people paid to do "internships" or whatever but at some point they run out of things to do. That's the point! Do you see this unused paid resource? Here we come. Here we adopt this person, we explain how to make some repetitive and useful contributions on Wikimedia projects (like a translation) and... ta-dah! We have someone working on something useful. Then a mentor reviews their work and that's all.


Entities actively involved in this initiative:

Intern (paid) Contributor's organization Menthor (volunteer) Collaboration period
User:Donat 1999 linux@studenti from Politecnico di Torino User:Valerio Bozzolan August 2021 -
add here add here add here add here

Past entities involved in this initiative:

Intern (paid) Contributor's organization Menthor (volunteer) Collaboration period
User:justmyselfish linux@studenti from Politecnico di Torino User:Valerio Bozzolan 2020-2021

There are also more people behind the scenes.


  1. Special:CreateAccount
  2. mw:Help:Extension:Translate/Translation example
  3. mw:Help:Extension:Translate/Page translation example
  4. mw:Help:Extension:Translate/Page translation administration


Proposals for translation:


Page Contributor What Initial Goal Start End Time spent Success User:Donat 1999 en→it
main 74.5%
cert 100%
metadata full 0%
metadata short 0%
mw:Manual:Block and unblock User:Donat 1999 en→it 0% 0/55 100% 2021-09-03 Doing...
mw:Manual:Deciding whether to use a wiki as your website type User:Donat 1999 en→it 0% 0/97 100% 2021-09-03 Doing... User:justmyselfish en→it 84.8% 2499/2947 100% 2021-01-09 2021-03-11 46h Done
Wikipedia 20/Media User:justmyselfish en→it 1% 1/159 100% 2021-01-14 17h Done
mw:Help:Images User:justmyselfish en→it 3% 20/265 100% 2020-11-13 2021-01-03 30m Done
mw:Phabricator User:justmyselfish en→it 72% 16/22 100% 2020-11-16 2021-01-03 30m Done
ItWikiCon/2020/Under the hood of a cozy online conference User:justmyselfish en→it 20% 53/265 100% 2020-11-13 2020-11-16 6h Done
mw:Help:Extension:Translate User:justmyselfish en→it 20% 27/102 100% 2020-11-12 2020-11-13 Done
Phabricator interface User:justmyselfish en→it -18000 2020-09-13 5h Not done (too long · too difficult terms)
nextCloud manual User:justmyselfish en→it 100% 2020-07-30 2020-08-31 40h Done


  1. Yes, this is yet another initiative. We have no time to discover if someone-else is doing this in a better way and with a better name. We just do what we know and we don't do what we don't know. Do you want to join? Join. Do you want to merge this into another initiative? Do that. We will not invest in a logo.