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Jobs for Historians: What Do You Do With Your History Degree?

 

What kinds of careers are available to history majors? Here are two helpful sites:

 

“Careers for History Majors” is published by the American Historical Association with ideas and advice for history majors about careers. The AHA guide includes five different categories including historians as educators, historians as researchers, historians as communicators, historians as advocates and historians in businesses and associations.

http://www.historians.org/pubs/Free/careers/index.htm

 

The University of Tennessee, “History: What Can I Do With this Major”
http://www.wou.edu/student/career/majors/html/history.html

 

 

 

After you’ve considered these ideas and advice check out specific job-related sites:

 

Oregon University System, “How to Become an Oregon Teacher”

"How to Become an Oregon Teacher" Guide

 

Teach for America

http://www.teachforamerica.org/

 

Chronicle of Higher Education Job Listings

http://chronicle.com/section/Jobs/61/

 

State of Oregon Jobs Page

http://www.oregonjobs.org/

 

State of Oregon Employment Department Website with Job Seeking Tools http://www.employment.oregon.gov/EMPLOY/ES/SEEKER/index.shtml

 

USA JOBS: official job site of the United States Federal Government

http://www.usajobs.gov/

 

Nonprofit Job Listing and Information at Chronicle of Philanthropy

http://philanthropy.com/section/Jobs/224/

 

Nonprofit Career Network

http://www.nonprofitcareer.com/

 

Nonprofit job market.org

http://nonprofitjobmarket.org/search.aspx

 

University of Northern Iowa, Overseas Placement Service for Educators

http://www.uni.edu/placement/overseas/

 

 

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