Careers for a History Major

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Careers for a History Major

Students majoring in History can look forward to career opportunities in the following fields and occupations:

Private Sector Corporation

  • Banking
  • Communications Media
  • Insurance
  • Investment Services
  • Journalism
  • Law
  • Manufacturing
  • Marketing & Advertising
  • Mineral Extraction Agency
  • Publishing
  • Public Relations
  • Utilities
  • ...and more!

Public Agencies

  • Executive Branch
  • Legislative Branch
  • Judicial Branch & Regulatory Agencies
  • Heritage/Cultural Agencies
  • International & Multinational Agencies
  • Military Services
  • Planning Agencies
  • Public Archives & Libraries
  • ...etc.!

Private Individuals or Small Firms

  • Consulting: Cultural Resource Management
  • Consulting: Research & Writing
  • Genealogical Services
  • Preservation/Restoration
  • History as an Avocation
  • ...and more again!

Private Non-Profit Organizations

  • Historical Associations & Societies
  • Historical Projects
  • Museums
  • Research Institutions
  • Service Institutions

Teaching and Educational Careers

  • Primary & Secondary Education
  • Higher Education (history and related programs)
  • Education Agencies & Foundations
  • Corporate Training Programs