Helpful Links for American Studies majors

Career Planning
Job & Internship Search
Federal & State
Professional Associations


Career Planning

Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook
Careers in History
Opportunities in Public Affairs


Job & Internship Search

DC Internships
Museum Employment Resource Center
Non Profit Job Market
Public Service Careers
Smithsonian Institution 
The Washington Center
The Washington Internship Program 
The Washington Semester Program
The White House Internship Program 
Location Specific Links
Temporary Staffing Agencies
Top Job/Internship General Search Sites  
Company Research 


Federal and State

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


Professional Associations

American Advertising Federation
American Arbitration Association
American Association of Advertising Agencies
American Association of Museums
American Bar Association
American Enterprising Institute for Public Policy Research 
American Historical Association
American Institute for Conservation of   Historic & Artistic Works
American Library Association
American Society for Information Science and Technology
American Society for Public Administration
American Society of Associations Executives 
American Society of Magazine Editors
American Studies Association 
Law School Admission Council
Marketing Research Association
National Association of Independent Schools
National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration
National Association of Science Writers
National Center for State Courts
Newspaper Association of America Foundation
Organization of American Historians
Public Relations Society of America
Society for Technical Communication, Inc.
Society of American Archivists
Special Libraries Association





The American Studies Association is the nation’s oldest and largest association devoted to the interdisciplinary study of American culture and history.

Careers for people majoring in American Studies vary widely, and ultimately they depend on the interests and goals of the individual student. Read more

American Studies Internships will help students prepare for a career using their training in the field.