A degree in history prepares graduates for a career as a social scientist studying every aspect of human society. Historians conduct research to provide insights to understanding how various individuals and groups make their decisions and why they function the way they do. The following occupations represent some career opportunities available to history majors. Some will require additional education. For more information visit the Career Center in Lucina 220.
Archivist Biographer Editor FBI / CIA Agent Foreign News Correspondent Historian Insurance Agent / Broker Journalist Lawyer Legal Assistant / Paralegal Librarian Market Research Analyst Museum Curator Museum TechnicianPark Ranger Public Relations Specialist Sociologist Teacher, Social Studies Technical WriterTravel Agent Urban Planner Writer / Author
Resources available in the Career Center, Lucina 220:
Career Opportunities in the Nonprofit Sector (OCC 154)Careers for History Buffs & Others Who Learn from the Past (OCC PT 34)Careers in Anthropology (OCC 10.7)College Majors Handbook (MAJ 6)Great Jobs for History Majors (OCC 108.1)Occupational Outlook Handbook (JS JO 20)Opportunities in Museum Careers (OCC 147.25)Opportunities in Social Science Careers (OCC 197) Top Careers for History Graduates (OCC 108.5)
BSU Dept. of History: http://www.bsu.edu/history/ Great Links to Explore (BSU Career Center) America’s Career InfoNet: http://www.acinet.orgEmployment Outlook: http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0854971.htmlIndianaINTERNnet: http://www.indianaintern.net/home.aspInternships.com InternshipsUSA.comVault Career InsiderMonster.com Major to Career Converter: http://content.monstertrak.monster.com/tools/careerconverterO*NET: http://online.onetcenter.orgOccupational Outlook Handbook: http://www.bls.gov/oco/Salary Wizard: http://www.salary.comVolunteer Match: http://www.volunteermatch.org
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