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Gain practical experience by working remotely on real world projects with other early-career developers.

Our Mission

The Collab Lab increases access to web development jobs for early-career developers and, in particular, people in under-represented groups in tech by providing experiential skills training in software team collaboration and career management.

The Collab Lab is

  • Collaborative group project practice
  • A place to work alongside your peers in a fully remote setting
  • An opportunity to learn from experienced developers
  • Volunteer run and free for developers

So you want to…

  • Learn how software teams collaborate?

    There’s no better way to gain real-world experience in a supportive, inclusive environment than being a developer on a Collab Lab project. Join the over 170 early-career developers from around the world who have learned valuable skills that have helped them land their first programming job.

    You can do it! Head to our apply page for the dates of our next cohort!

  • Help fix tech?

    The Collab Lab is on a mission to fix tech, an industry rife with gatekeeping and inequity. Our developers reflect the diversity we want to see in tech, with an emphasis on supporting people from groups typically underrepresented on software teams. Joining us as a volunteer is a way to give back and help early-career developers gain their footholds in tech.

    Ready to do this? Check out our volunteer page!

  • Hire amazing early-career devs?

    Collab Lab developers are more ready than the average bootcamp grad to step in and start contributing to your company’s success. Our alums currently work at companies including 1Password, Datadog, Discord, Divvy, Google, IBM, Intercom, New Relic, PayPal, POLITICO, SAP, Shopify, The Motley Fool, The Washington Post, Twilio, Twitter, and Zapier, among others.

    Get in touch to diversify your hiring pool and hire developers you can grow!