Build skills and meet new people
Attend our free workshops, hackathons, and networking events to increase your technical literacy, stay on top of all the latest developer frameworks, and gain valuable coding skills in a fun, social environment. These are great additions to your professional portfolio/résumé and show potential employers your involvement with a variety of extracurricular activities.
Visit our Calendar for a list of upcoming activities.
Get advice for software-based projects
Do you have an idea for a software-based project and want advice on how to proceed? Visit the Contact page to request a one-on-one advising session.
You will learn about the wealth of resources and supports available to you to advance your idea—including our Lab Residency program.
If you would like to see examples of successful projects started by others just like you, take a look at the Resident Teams section.
Free co-working space
If you need space to work on your project and need a place to work with your team, ShiftKey Labs provides free co-working space during normal hours of operation for students, recent alumni, and community members alike. We have plenty of amenities to make this an ideal location to collaborate.
Help others by volunteering
ShiftKey Labs offers plenty of volunteer opportunities for students, recent alumni, or industry professionals. It can be a very rewarding experience and an excellent addition to any résumé.
For more information, please visit our Volunteer page.
Track participation with our Passport
Gain recognition for your participation in any of the above activities by registering for a ShiftKey Passport!
If you would like more information on how the ShiftKey Labs sandbox fits into the larger innovation and entrepreneurship hub at Dalhousie University, please visit the Dal Innovates website.
If you would like to learn even more about ShiftKey Labs and the supports we provide, please use the form below.