HISTORY

HISTORY

The degree in history is for students interested in preparing for further graduate study in history, and or for students who are current or prospective secondary school teachers of history and social studies. Graduates of the program go on to careers in teaching, business, law, government, administration, and other fields related to history.

Related Career Titles for History

  • Anthropologist
  • Archeologist
  • Archivist
  • Biographer
  • Community Relations Director
  • Congressional Aide
  • Consumer Advocate
  • Counselor
  • Criminologist
  • Demographer
  • Economist
  • Editor
  • FBI / CIA Agent
  • Foreign News Correspondent
  • Foreign Service Officer
  • Genealogist
  • Government Official
  • Historian
  • Journalist
  • Historic Preservation Specialist
  • Historic Site Tour Guide
  • Historical Society Staff Member
  • Insurance Agent
  • Intelligence Analyst

 
  • International Relations Specialist
  • Journalist
  • Lawyer
  • Lecturer
  • Librarian
  • Lobbyist
  • Market Research Analyst
  • Media Consultant
  • Museum Curator
  • Museum Technicians
  • Park Ranger
  • Peace Corps / Vista Worker
  • Political Scientist
  • Psychologist
  • Travel Agent
  • College and University Professor
  • Public Relations Specialist
  • Consultant
  • Research Assistant
  • Social Studies Teacher
  • Sociologist
  • Specialist Writer / Author
  • Stock Broker
  • Technical Writer
  • Urban Administrator
  • Urban Planner

 

Industries That Hire History Majors

  • Advertising
  • Communications and Broadcasting
  • Bureau of the Census
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • Department of State
  • Financial Services
  • Museums
  • Legal Services
  • Publishing
  • Peace Corps
  • Social Service Agencies
  • Political Campaigns
  • Political Parties
  • Research Foundations
  • Colleges and Universities
  • High Schools
  • State and Local Governments
  • Travel and Tour Services
  • Consulting Services
  • Corrections & Court Systems
  • Health and Human Services
  • Transportation Services
  • Community Development Agencies
  • Libraries
  • Parks & Recreation Facilities
  • Police & Fire Protection

 

Web Sites for History Majors

 

Resources in the Career Resource Center

BOOKS

  • Jobs You Can Live With
  • Career Information Center: Engineering, Science, and Technology
  • Career Information Center: Hospitality and Recreation
  • Career Information Center: Employment Trends and Master Index
  • The Complete Guide for Occupational Exploration
  • The O*Net Dictionary of Occupational Titles
 

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