History Jobs and Career Information


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General Organizations with Career and Job information

American Historical Association  "Careers for History Majors" "Careers for Students of History"  <http://www.historians.org/pubs/careers/Introduction.htm>;   "What can you do with an undergraduate degree in history?" <http://www.historians.org/pubs/Free/careers/Index.htm
<http://www.historians.org/members/index.htm> (job listings for members only)

Bureau of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook: <http://stats.bls.gov/oco/>

Federal government: <http://www.usajobs.opm.gov/>

H-net: <http://www.h-net.org/jobs/>

Organization of American Historians: <http://www.oah.org/announce/links.html>

Phi Alpha Theta, History Honorary Society: <http://www.phialphatheta.org/careers.htm>

The Society for History in the Federal Government: <http://www.shfg.org/index.html>

State governments: <http://statejobs.com>

Museums

American Association of Museums, Aviso: <http://www.aam-us.org/aviso/index.cfm>

Museum Employment Resource Center: <http://www.museum-employment.com>

Museum Job Resources Online : <http://www.algonquincollege.com/museum/jobres/index.html>

Preservation and Conservation

The American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works: <http://aic.stanford.edu/education/becoming/>

Association of Cultural Resource Agencies: <http://www.acra-crm.org/jobs.html>

The Association for Living History, Farm, and Agricultural Museums <http://www.alhfam.org/index.php>

National Archives: <http://www.archives.gov/careers/>

The National Center for Preservation Technology and Training: <http://www.ncptt.nps.gov/>

National Park Service : <http://www.cr.nps.gov/, http://www.cr.nps.gov/training.htm>

The National Trust for Historic Preservation: <http://forum.nationaltrust.org/>

Society of American Archivists: <http://www.archivists.org/prof-education/arprof.asp>

Society for American Archaeology: <http://www.saa.org/Careers/index.html>

Public History and Education

American Association for State and Local History: <http://www.aaslh.org>

Association of Professional Genealogists: <http://www.apgen.org/>

The National Council on Public History: <http://www.ncph.org/>

National Council for Social Studies : <http://www.socialstudies.org/careers/>

Public History, Inc.: <http://www.publichistory.ca/>

Public History Resource Center: <http://www.publichistory.org/employment/index.asp>

Advice from Other School Career Pages

College of Staten Island, CUNY: <http://www.library.csi.cuny.edu/dept/history/career.html>

Portland State University: <http://www.career.pdx.edu/majorhistory.htm>

Robert W. Pace, Longwood University <http://www.longwood.edu/history/career.htm>

University of North Carolina, Wilmington <http://www.uncwil.edu/stuaff/career/Majors/history.htm>

University of Texas at Austin <http://www.utexas.edu/student/cec/careers/booklets/history_classics.pdf>

 

And you think you have it bad?  Check out the Worst Jobs in History:  <http://www.discoverychannel.co.uk/worstjobs/>


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