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. 

Nationwide Internships Consortium (NIC)

Listings within the LACN database. NIC provides Dickinson students with more internship and research postings from 18 peer institutions (many are from the West Coast).


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: spotlightpass
Password: liberalarts2017


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