The Career Center uses two primary databases to post internships, jobs (full-time, part-time, summer), research opportunities, scholarships and fellowships – Handshake & LACN. 

So, what is Liberal Arts Career Network (LACN)? 

LACN is a consortium of 35 top liberal arts colleges and universities that collaborate to provide resources and opportunities for liberal arts students and graduates.

Students and alumni can access:

LACN Database

Full of internships, research, job, fellowship and scholarship information sourced from alumni and employer partners of 35+ highly selective, private, liberal arts schools.

How can you access the LACN database?

  • Current Student Users: Username: your full Dickinson email address; Password: your Banner ID
  • Alumni Users: If you’ve previously used LACN, click the "Forgot your password?" link.  Otherwise, click on “Register” to register for a new account. 

Spotlight on Careers

A collaborative resource of online guides and tips about career fields popular with liberal arts students and graduates. 

How can you access the Spotlight on Careers site?

Username: spotlightkey
Password: lacn18


The Dickinson College Career Center adheres to the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) Principles for Professional Practice.