Student Resources

Career Opportunities for History Majors

Here is a brief list of the career opportunities available to the undergraduate history major.

Historians as Educators
Elementary Schools
Secondary Schools
Post-secondary Education
Historic Sites and Museums

Historians as Researchers
Museums and Historical Organizations, Cultural Resources
Management and Historic Preservation
Think Tanks

Historians As Communicators
Writers and Editors
Documentary Editors
Producers of Multimedia Material

Historians As Information Managers
Records Managers
Information Managers

Historians As Advocates
Lawyers and Paralegals
Litigation Support
Legislative Staff Work

Historians in Businesses and Associations
Historians in Corporations
Contract Historians
Historians and Nonprofit Associations

Guides to Writing History