Careers in History
A background in history can be a great platform for careers in: education as teacher or administrator at the elementary, secondary, college, or university level; public and private museums or archives as administrator, archivist, curator, educator, collections manager, or conservator; publishing and editing; historic preservation; cultural resource management; public history; library science; federal, state, and local government; the law; the foreign service; politics; intelligence; non-profits; consulting; journalism; business; and, of course research and writing.
You can find more information about careers for historians at these sites:
- American Historical Association
- Careers for Students of History
- Why Become an Historian?
- Why Study History?