Careers in Social Studies or History

Are you interested in social studies or history?  The following websites will help you explore career options if you pursue a college degree in social studies or history.

American Historical Association
Careers for Students of History
Association of American Geographers
Extensive career resources to answer questions about jobs in geography.
Partnership for Public Service
Information about careers in public service

Types of Employers

The following are just a sampling of the types of places that employ social studies or history majors.

  • Museums and Historical Organizations
  • Schools
  • Cultural Resources Management
  • Libraries
  • Government Agencies
  • Foundations
  • Archives
  • Economists
  • Politics
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Careers in Social Studies or History

Career information from the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook: