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Jobs: History

If you are still deciding how important history will be in your career, read the following publications and articles on the Internet:

If you have decided that history will be the focus of your career, you may want to explore career opportunities with the following public and private organizations. Some will require graduate school; others offer employment to new college graduates.

These private employers are examples of those who hire historians:

If you decide that you will develop a career using the skills developed while studying history but not focusing on the content of history itself, use these resources to begin to research potential employers. Many but not all history majors are interested in education, public policy, nonprofits, social service, and research. You may want to use these keywords as you research.

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