Helpful Links for History majors

Career Planning
Job & Internship Search
Federal & State
Professional Associations


Career Planning

Archivists, Curators, and Museum Technicians Occupational Outlook
Bureau of Labor Statistics: Occupational Handbook   
Careers in History
Careers in Public History
Lawyers Occupational Outlook
Preparing for Law School
Teachers - Elementary, Middle and Secondary Occupational Outlook
Teachers - Postsecondary Occupational Outlook
University of TN - What can I do with this degree? 


Job & Internship Search

Jobs in Nonprofit Organizations
Museum Employment Resource Center
Location Specific Links 
Temporary Staffing Agencies 
Top Job/Internship General Search Sites  
Company Research


Federal and State 

Federal Job Search
Federal Jobs.Net
Go Government 
Government Jobs 
Government Jobs
Public Service Careers 
USA Jobs 


Professional Associations

American Association for State and Local History
American Association of Museums
American College of Health Care Administrators
American College of Healthcare Executives
American Federation of Teachers
American Foreign Policy Institute
American Historical Association
American Institute for Conservation of Historic & Artistic Works
American Library Association
American Planning Association
American Political Science Association
American Society for Information Science and Technology
American Society of Journalist and Authors
American Society of Newspaper Editors
Association for Education in Journalism & Mass Communication
Department of State Recruitment & Employment Division
Department of the Interior
Federal Bureau of Investigations
Jewish Theological Seminary of America
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
National Council of Churches Professional Church Leadership
National Council of History Education
National Education Association
National Parks & Conservation Association
National Writers Union
Newspaper Association of America Foundation
Organization of American Historians
Public Relations Society of America
Society for Human Resource Management
Society for Technical Communication, Inc.
Society of American Archivists
Society of American Travel Writers
Special Libraries Association
U.S. Department of State
U.S. Secret Service Personnel Division



Historical Text Archives
Humanitites and Social Sciences Online
Law School Admission Council
Law Students Center
The Riley Guide
Careers in History
A mini guide from the
American Historical Assoiciation 

What can you do with an undergraduate degree in history?

Many, many things

As a liberal arts major, of course, the world is your oyster and you can consider a multitude of careers.

Among the jobs you can consider are: advertising executive, analyst, archivist, broadcaster, campaign worker, consultant, congressional aide, editor, foreign service officer, foundation staffer, information specialist, intelligence agent, journalist, legal assistant, lobbyist, personnel manager, public relations staffer, researcher, teacher . . . the list can be almost endless. Read More...