Liberal Arts Career NetWORK

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Sustaining a democracy requires education in the humanities.

Colleen Flaherty (January 8, 2021). Inside Higher Ed. A Failure to Educate.

Among the many ways in which to analysis the attack on the US Capital in early January, an improperly educated populace is one that merits our attention. Lynn Pasquerella, President of the Association of American Colleges and Universites (AACU), says that “higher education must play a leadership role in confronting the day’s most pressing issues,” and she argues the humanities and study of the liberal arts is best positioned to do this work.

“The Future of Work” with Bowdoin’s Kristin Brennan

“The Future of Work”. Maine Calling. Cindy Han. October 21, 2020. Maine Public Radio.

This broadcast looks at how the pandemic is shaping the landscape of our work, and whether any of these shifts will be long-standing changes. Guests include Kristin Brennan, the Executive Director of Career Exploration and Development at Bowdoin College.

Navigating the Job Market with LACN’s Sharon Belden Castonguay

On Tuesday, September 30 from 9-10am PST, Dr. Sharon Belden Castonguay, Executive Director of Wesleyan University’s Gordon Career Center and Executive Chair of the Liberal Arts Career Network, will be offering career and job hunting advice to help you:

– Decide what career or job is right for you
– Navigate the current job market
– Optimize your resume and LinkedIn profile
– Network from home
– Prepare for your next interview

Click here to attend the live session or watch a recorded video after the event.