Careers in History
Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science Degree in
History

What jobs are available?

Teaching, Business, Government work, Politics, Law, History-related organizations, Librarian, Researcher, Writer.

Who employs History majors?
  • Federal, state, local governments
  • Non-profit organizations
  • Political campaigns
  • Public and private schools
  • Research and service institutions
  • Major corporations
  • Law firms
  • Colleges, universities, libraries
  • Public advocacy groups
  • National & state parks
  • International business firms
  • Historic, cultural, genealogical groups
Good skills or traits for History majors:
  • Develop intellectual curiosity and creativity.
  • Ability to think logically and methodically.
  • Ability to analyze large amounts of data.
  • Objectivity, open-mindedness and systematic work habits.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Special training, degrees or experience I may need:
  • Do a co-op, internship, summer job or volunteer work for experience.
  • Consider a concentration or minor in another field to increase marketability.
  • Plan on advanced degrees for the fields of: law, library, research or teaching.
  • Be active in campus organizations to gain experience and leadership skills.
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