Career Articles & Books for History Majors

The resources on this page will introduce you to the variety of career possibilities in History through links to online resources and through a bibliography of print resources.


Career Center and Internet Resources for History Majors (Portland State University Career Center)

"Working Your Degree" (CNN Money)

Careers in History: A Miniguide from the American Historical Association

Career Information for History Majors (College of Staten Island/City University of New York)

In Print

Barbara J. Howe, Careers for Students of History.  American Historical Association, 1989.

Peterson's Liberal Arts Jobs:  The Guide That Turns Learning Into Earning.

The Liberal Arts Advantage:  How To Turn Your Degree Into a Great Job.

Great Jobs for Liberal Arts Majors.

100 Best Non-Profits to Work For.

150 Best Companies for Liberal Arts Graduates.

Federal Jobs for College Graduates.