Career Opportunities for a History Major

Many careers requiring a strong liberal arts background are available for history and social science majors. The following list is from the book Top Careers For History Graduates and is available in the History Department office.

  • Anthropologist
  • Historian
  • Archaeologist
  • Intelligence Officer
  • Archivist
  • Lawyers and Judges
  • Book Conservator
  • Librarian
  • Book Editor
  • Linguist
  • College Professor
  • Lobbyist
  • Congressional Aide
  • Magazine Editor
  • Cultural Adviser
  • Museum Director & Curator
  • Demographer
  • Newspaper Editor
  • Education Director & Museum Teacher
  • Political Scientist
  • Elementary/Secondary School Teacher
  • Regional and Local Officials
  • FBI Agent
  • Research Assistant
  • Official Tour Guide
  • Foreign Correspondent
  • Writer
  • Foreign Service Officer