Career Opportunities for a History Major

Many careers requiring a strong liberal arts background are available for history and social science majors. 

  • 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