Career Options

Careers for History Majors

  • CEO
  • Entrepreneur
  • Attorney
  • Journalists
  • Diplomat
  • Intelligence officers
  • Military officer
  • Educators
  • Marriage and family therapists
  • Editors
  • Politician
  • Corporate Historian
  • Archivist/Librarian
  • Appraiser
  • Genealogist
  • Historic Site Administrator
  • Museum Curator
  • Teacher/Professor
  • Cultural Affairs Officer
  • Lobbyist
  • Preservation Specialist

Job Titles of People with History Degrees

  • Assistant Professor and Clinic Director, Lipscomb University
  • Deputy Staff Judge Advocate United States Air Force
  • Contractor, U.S. Department of Transportation
  • Assistant Curator, Bloom Fine Art and Antiques
  • Registrar/Archivist, Walt Disney Animation
  • Small Exhibit Coordinator, Chippewa Valley Museum
  • Legislative Aide, State of Wisconsin
  • Director, Michael Rosenfeld Gallery
  • Director of Adult and Academic Education Programs, The Museum of Modern Art
  • Underwater Archeologist, Tidewater Atlantic Research
  • Political Journalist, The Washington Post
  • Appellate Attorney, Environment and National Resources Division, U.S. Department of Justice

Note: This information is current for the 2020-21 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.

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