College of Arts and Sciences

This American Historical Association guide describes the many professional opportunities available to students of history. Be sure to check out the ongoing blog series “What to Do with a BA in History.”

Be sure to check out History major career data from AHA's April 2017 Perspectives on History article "History is Not a Useless Major: Fighting Myths with Data."

The AHA's Career Diversity for Historians initiative is working to better prepare graduate students and early-career historians for a range of career options, within and beyond the academy. Check out a range of resources on how to explore possible career paths during and after graduate school. Interested in public history? Be sure to check out possible career paths and employment advertisements in public history. 

The links below offer information on careers. In addition to websites on the 'Student Resources tab', we invite you to explore these links:

American Historical Association
Employment Bulletin-- Society of American Archivists
The American Association of Museums
The American Association for State and Local History
National Park Service
Organization of American Historians