This program is time and work intensive, but is the best way to get real product manager experience on your resume, outside of a PM job. Cohorts are kept small and run 3 times per year. Here's what we look for in our cohort members:
We get a lot of students interested in our program. Unfortunately, due to the workload of the In the Lab program, current college, graduate, or bootcamp students are not admitted to the program. You are welcome to apply for cohorts that begin after your graduation.
Here's what you can expect for our admissions process. We try to keep the process lightweight and transparent, so you know where you stand.
Applications for Cohort 5 are now closed. Check back in 2024 for the next cohort application window. Due to constraints on our volunteers' time, we are only running 2 cohorts in 2024.
The application takes about 5 minutes to complete. Please add as much details as you can to increase your admissions chances.
At this time, we are only working with people in the US and in US-adjacent timezones. We expect to expand to other geographic regions in the future. You can still apply if you're outside our geographic area and we'll email you when we open up our expansion program.
In the Lab costs $0 for cohort participants at this time (yes, you read that right, it is free).
There will be 2 cohorts in 2024:
This program is brand new, so if your question isn't answered here, please contact us!
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Due to overwhelming demand, the application is temporarily closed and we are no longer accepting applications for Cohort 3.