Jobs in History-Related Areas
The following sites have information on history-related jobs that may be helpful to history majors.
- H-Net Job Guide
- Historical Organizations in New York
- Museum Jobs
- American Historical Association
- New York Historical Society
Recent Discussions of the Job Market
- "Surprise: Humanities Degrees Provide Great Return on Investment", Forbes, November 20, 2014
“Ten Reasons History Majors Rule the Business World”
“Dear Business, Allow me to make the business case for hiring, promoting and prizing history majors,” writes the author. She goes on to name ten skills history majors excel at, from working through large amounts of information and assessing the credibility of sources, to identifying themes, constructing arguments, and putting micro-events in longer-term perspective.
“What can you do with an undergraduate degree in history? Many, many things,” (condensed from a pamplet by Barbara J. Howe)
This site discusses a broad range of professional fields--in business, government, law, education--that rely on the knowledge and skills that a history major confers.