Accelerate your career, by building real products

Gain tangible experience, shipping products in cross-functional teams across Product Management, Design, and Development

EXPLORE TRACKS

(Actually) Learn by doing

Product teams don't work in silos, and neither should you

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teammates

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disciplines

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mentors

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product

Build a product that people love

Work across disciplines

Collaborate with cross-discipline team members, 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

Step into the role within a product team, and get that agile experience along with peer accountability!

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.

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Product Design

Supercharge your portfolio with an end to end product. Discover customer insights, and work collaboratively to bring your designs to life.

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Software Development

No more designing and doing it all yourself - just focus on the coding! Manage requirements, architect solutions, and deploy to real customers.

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How it all works together

week 1

Full team kick-off

Meet the team, align on goals, and plan out sprints, coupled with interactive lessons.

Week 2

Meet your mentors

Meet with your mentors, share your progress, and get additional feedback and support.

Week 3 - 7

Build, build, build

Conduct agile best practices, and navigate the weeks building out the product as a full team.

Week 8

Celebrate & wrap up

Ship the product, figure out next steps, and show off your hard work (and newfound connections)!

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Co.Laborator compliments

“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!”

SUMMER 2020

Sam W.

“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.”

SUMMER 2020

Chinenye E

“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.

“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.

“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 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.

“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.”

SUMMER 2020

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.”

SUMMER 2020

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.”

Ilan R.

Fall 2020

“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.

Get support from industry leaders

World class mentors helping shape the next generation of products

Industry Mentorship

Get support specific to your team and goals, from world-class industry experts as they share their product shipping expertise.

World-class Content

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.

Ajit

Senior PM - technical

Belinda

Lead Product Manager

Sophia

Product Manager

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Qifan

Senior Software Engineer

Mallika

Software Engineer II

Youri

Senior Web Developer

Jackie Chow

UX Director

NeYane

Lead Product Designer

Miguel

Product Design Director

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Become a mentor

Use your expertise to help inspire and empower learners in tech

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