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Online Resources

As you begin or continue your path towards your career, there are many valuable online resources to help you, including:

  • Handshake: Your Davidson portal to full-time positions, internships and fellowships.
  • Liberal Arts Career Network (LACN)/Nationwide Internships Consortium NIC): Gain access to thousands of additional internships, fellowships and full-time positions.  Click "Forgot Password" your first time using the system.  You will access NIC through your LACN homepage. 
  • Davidson Career Advisor Network (DCAN): A powerful online tool that gives Davidson students and alumni expert advice from alumni, parents and other members of the Davidson network. DCAN helps you to easily and seamlessly obtain career-related advice on career paths and industries, on your résumé, and on your interviewing skills.
  • Spotlight on Careers: The premier career resource for liberal arts students. This career exploration site profiles industries and careers of most interest to liberal arts students.  Login using username: spotlightaccess and password: liberalarts2015
  • View top employers and education programs, job search advice, salary information, job listings, employee message boards, and surveys. Create an account using your Davidson email address.
  • InterviewStream: An online interview practice and preparation tool to help you get ready for your next big interview. Record your responses to job and industry specific interview questions and assess your results.  
  • Glassdoor: Free inside look at jobs and companies. Salary details, company reviews, and interview questions - all posted anonymously by employees and job seekers. Click the link for unlimited access to Glassdoor without needing to create an account
  • Idealist (for nonprofit jobs, fellowships and internships): This site includes more than 25,000 nonprofit and community organizations in 153 countries, which you can search for by name, location or mission.
  • A large internship database easily searchable by career field or geographical area. We recommend using it in addition to Handshake and the Nationwide Internships Consortium.
  • Looksharp: An entirely free internship database for students that lets you search or browse thousands of unique internships across the country, ranging from Fortune 500s to local non-profits.
  • O*Net Online: This database includes information on skills, abilities, work activities, and interests associated with more than 800 occupations. Use the site to find out which jobs suit your interests, skills, and experience, and learn what it takes to be successful in your field and in related occupations.
  • Occupational Outlook Handbook: A classic reference with information about hundreds of careers. The OOH provides information on the training and education needed to enter specific career fields as well as information on earnings, expected job prospects, what workers do on the job, and working conditions.