History is a practical major.
Liberal Arts majors, including History majors, make great employees in any field because of their ability to communicate effectively, think critically and solve complex problems. These timeless skills make them attractive to employers in all walks of society.
Specifically though, History majors explore what changed, why it changed, and why it matters to us now. And we learn the craft of detective work called historical research. History is a practial major.
History majors often pursue careers as:
- Cultural Resource Management
- Digital Humanities and Engagement
- Government and Public Service
- Grant Writing
- Historic Preservation
- Library Sciences
- Museum Directors/Curators
- National Park Service
- Non-Profit Work
- Politicians or political staffers
- Public Historians
- Researchers and Consultants