Benefits of Membership
The mission of the Liberal Arts Career NetWORK is to maximize knowledge, technology, and resources in a collaborative way to provide a competitive advantage to our liberal arts students and graduates in a global and ever-changing marketplace.
LACN has been in existence since 2000, and was incorporated into a 501c3 in 2004. LACN currently has 39 member schools, an executive board made up of representatives from member schools, and one paid operations manager. LACN hosts an annual Summit at the end of each academic year and offers members the following benefits:
LACN Job and Internship Database
Member schools’ students and alumni have access to a shared database using the NACElink/Symplicity platform of job and internship postings. Currently there are approximately 3,000 active internships and jobs in the database and 21,000 registered employers.
Spotlight on Careers
Spotlight on Careers is a career exploration site created by career services professional staff at our 39 member schools. The site profiles those industries and careers of most interest to liberal arts students, and is available at no cost to member schools.
LACN Google Group
Members share strategies and resources for providing career services to their respective liberal arts students and alumni.
Consortium Vendor Pricing
LACN has a history of being able to use our numbers as leverage when negotiating prices for such products as CareerSearch or Vault. As a consortium, our organization maximizes knowledge, technology and resources in a collaborative way to provide a competitive advantage to our liberal arts students and alumni in a global and ever-changing marketplace. We invite vendors to submit information on their product with this single form. By doing so, products will be under consideration by 39 schools, with 70,000+ high achieving students.