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What to Do with a History Degree?

Here is a brief list of the career opportunities available to the undergraduate history major. This list is based on a very useful pamphlet, Careers for Students of History, written by Barbara J. Howe and jointly published by the American Historical Association and the National Council on Public History in 1989.


Historians as Educators

  • Elementary Schools
  • Secondary Schools
  • Postsecondary Education
  • Historic Sites and Museums

Historians as Researchers

  • Museums and Historical Organizations
  • Cultural Resources Management and Historic Preservation
  • Think Tanks

Historians As Communicators

  • Writers and Editors
  • Journalists
  • Documentary Editors
  • Producers of Multimedia Material
  • Historians As Information Managers
  • Archivists
  • Records Managers
  • Librarians
  • Information Managers

Historians As Advocates

  • Lawyers and Paralegals
  • Litigation Support
  • Legislative Staff Work
  • Foundations

Historians in Businesses and Associations

  • Historians in Corporations
  • Contract Historians
  • Historians and Nonprofit Associations


Featured Course: HIST380
History 380

Academic Minor in History

Dr. Robert Zeidel - Interim Department Chair
120 Tainter Hall
University of Wisconsin-Stout
Menomonie, WI 54751-0790

Phone: 715-232-2406
Email: ziedelr@uwstout.edu

FAX: 715/232-2587

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