Get real-world experience to land your dream role in tech

Go beyond the theory and work collaboratively to ship a real product with a cross-functional team


Show, don’t tell

Stand out from the crowd by showcasing your ability to build a product with a team that solves real problems









(Actually) learn by doing

Work across disciplines

Learn how to collaborate with cross-discipline teams, in a real technical work environment.

Real products, real users

No boilerplate projects or theoretical case studies here! Build for real people and real customers.

Real-world experience

Discover what it feels like to step into the role within a product team, and get that agile experience.

Program tracks

Part-time, remote-friendly programs across three different disciplines

Product Management

Gain experience leading technical teams to solve real customer problems. Execute on the product vision and ship a real product.


Product Design

Supercharge your portfolio with a real product. Use insights from customer pain points, and work collaboratively to bring your designs to life.


Software Development

Solve real problems by productizing your code. Manage requirements, architect solutions, discuss trade-offs and deploy to real customers.


Co.Laborator compliments

“Working in sprints with our PM and Developer helped me to understand the realities of development, providing me with valuable, real life experience! I've grown as a Designer and am more confident!”

Fall 2020

Rochelle C.

“I haven't had much opportunity to work in cross-functional teams and this program was a great chance to do so. I know my pod members and I will continue to keep in touch.”

Summer 2020

Criselda T.

“We worked closely with our target customers, and actually built a product they loved. I feel like this program probably changed my life. And I feel like it could potentially change yours as well.”


Ayo A.

“Co.Lab was a great place to connect with other tech professionals that I wasn't able to experience at my bootcamp. I definitely recommend this program to anyone starting out their tech career.”


Lori C.

“Co.Lab has huge potential to help someone in the beginning of their product journey out. I will recommend it to anyone I know trying to break into product.”

Fall 2020

Ilan R.

“Co.Lab gave me an opportunity to work in a team environment with designers and PMs. We got to test our products with users and worked on implementing their recommendations.”

Fall 2020

Femi O.

“I met a lot of brilliant minds at Co.Lab, that I don’t think I would’ve met otherwise. And on top of that, the experience I gained really helped me find and hone my voice as a designer.”

Fall 2020

Semire B.

“Co.Lab provides key practical work experience that hiring managers want to see. I was able to connect with several employees of what turned out to be my future employer!”

Fall 2020

Krista R.

“Co.Lab challenged me intellectually, and gave me a supportive community that inspired me every day. I got much more from the program than I expected, and am forever grateful.”

Fall 2020

Alex L.

“What set Co.Lab apart for me is the real-life project component that I hadn’t seen anywhere before. I truly felt I was able to experience the entire product development process.”

Fall 2020

Brooke J.

“Co.Lab was 100% worth the time and energy. Coming from the finance industry, I now feel ready to take that next step in applying for jobs in tech!”

Fall 2020

Hannah L.

“This was a fantastic journey and it provided me the combination of practical experience and community support that I never would have gotten anywhere else.”

Fall 2020

Karo O.

“Co.Lab was a phenomenal experience for me. I feel more confident as a PM early in my product journey and feel more comfortable for any product interviews ahead.”

Fall 2020

Manav K.

“Co.Lab is worthwhile for gaining much needed experience working with cross-functional teams. Super supportive all around, no matter what your level of experience is!”

Fall 2020

Heather S.

“It’s an actual full-on experience. After taking Co.Lab, I have more confidence that Product Management is definitely something that I can do.


Chinenye E

“With my non-traditional background, Co.Lab inspired a newfound commitment to keep building & breaking things into the future. Calling it a fulfilling experience would be an understatement!”


Sam W.

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Get support from industry leaders

World class mentors helping shape the next generation of technologists

Tailored Support

Get mentorship specific to your team and goals, from supportive industry experts as they share their product shipping expertise.

Weekly Workshops

Learn from experienced instructors on a variety of technical topics and strategies, in safe and inclusive learning spaces.

Group Accountability

Attend weekly check-ins, networking events, and meet like-minded individuals across different backgrounds.


Senior PM - technical


Lead Product Manager


Product Manager


Senior Software Engineer


Software Engineer II


Senior Web Developer

Jackie Chow

UX Director


Lead Product Designer


Product Design Director

and many more!

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Use your expertise to help inspire and empower the next generation of non-traditional technologists


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