"The people I work with on a daily basis have a wide range of college degrees, including History. Outside of actually writing code, many young, trendy software companies are simply looking for intelligent, organized, hard-working people that are willing to learn and be trained." -Mark Ostendorf, Perceptive Software
Our recent History alumni found employment in the following fields:
Non-profit Organization's Strategic Communications Director
Non-profit Organization's Development Director
High School Social Studies Teacher
Middle School Social Studies Teacher
University Professor of History
U.S. Marine Corps Officer
U.S. Army Officer
University Archives Assistant Curator
Property Management Services
English and Foreign Language Teacher
Public Policy Fellow
Advertising and Marketing
Our recent alumni received or are currently working on graduate degrees in History or related fields at the following universities:
University of Oregon
University of Washington
Washington State University
John F. Kennedy University
University of Wyoming
University of Louisiana at Lafayette
University of Michigan
University of Colorado-Boulder
What can you do with a History degree?
Historians as Communicators: writers; editors; journalists; documentarians; producers of multimedia material; archivists; records managers; librarians.
Historians as Teachers: elementary schools; secondary schools; TESOL in other countries; postsecondary education; service to education (e.g., Jesuit Volunteer Corps, Alliance for Catholic Education); historic sites and museums; education administrators; military officers.
Historians as Researchers: think tanks; data and intelligence analysts; museum and historical organizations; cultural resources managers; historic preservation.
Historians as Advocates: lawyers and paralegals; litigation support; politicians and legislative staff; non-government organization leader; lobbyists; civil servants.
Historians in Business and Associations: businesspeople; data managers; contract historians; market researchers.