History

CAREER FIELDS/OPPORTUNITIES:

Advertising 
Advertising Traffic Manager
Editor
Copy writer 
Proofreader

Business/Industry
Accounting officer 
Anthropologist
Archivist 
Demographer
Documents analyst 
Economist
International relations specialist 
Interviewer
Management consultant
Marketing manager/director
Personnel relations 
Production designer
Researcher
Travel agent 

Civil Service/Government:
Congressional aid
Consular services 
Customs Port Investigator
FBI/CIA agent 
Foreign service officer
International relations specialist 
Legislative analyst
Lieutenant – armed services 
Lobbyist 
Park ranger 
Policy Evaluator 
Political scientist 
Public affairs fellow
Public Information Coordinator 
Public Opinion Pollster 

Communications/Public Relations
Biographer 
Community Relations Director
Consumer PR 
Director of Research (radio) 
Editorial assistant 
Information specialist 
Media consultant 
Publicity Coordinator 
Press representative 
Writer/Author 

Education
Educational Administrator 
Lecturer 
Museum curator, exhibit director 
Special collections librarian
Teacher: elementary, secondary, college 
University/College relations

Financial Services
Auditor 
Credit lender
Financial analyst 
Operation system manager

Human Services/Non-profit
Clergy 
Community relations 
Consumer advocate 
Counselor 
Development assistant 
Founder (arts foundation)
Humanities and Arts Council 
Interpreter
Peace Corps/ Vista coordinator 
Program Planner 
Psychologist 
Sociologist 

Law
Attorney 
Criminologist
General counsel 
Indicter
Judicial clerk (US. District Court) 
Paralegal 

Public History/Historical Preservation
Archivist: national, state, local, business, medical, historical societies
Biography Creator 
Curator
Genealogist 
Historian
Historical/background analyst 
Historical interpreter
Historical site tour guide 
Historical preservationist
Historical society staff member 
Urban planner 

Publishing
Acquisition Editor 
Contracts and Permission
Project Editing Salesperson 
Production manager
Publicity and Promotion Director 
Publishing agent 

WORKING ENVIRONMENTS:

Advertising Agency
Architect Firms 
Broadcasting Company
Business and Industry
Convention Centers
Consulting Firm
Education: 

  • K-12
  • Colleges/Universities
  • District Administration

Foundations
Government: Federal, State, County 
Hospitality Industry
Law Firms
Libraries
Marketing Firms

Media:

  • Internet Services
  • Magazines/Newspapers
  • Publishing Firms
  • Radio/Television Studios
  • Video Companies 

Museums & Archives
Non-Profit Organizations:
Peace Corps / Vista

  • Professional Org.
  • Public Interest Groups 
  • Politics 

Parks & Recreation 
Research Foundations 
Security Agencies
Sports Teams
Utilities

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

American Association for State and Local History (links, job listings)
American Association of Museums (job listings)
American Cultural Resources Association (job listings)
American Historical Association (job listing for members)
American Society for Legal History 
Association for the Bibliography of History 
Association of Ancient Historians 
Economic History Association (grants, fellowships)
National Council on Public History (internships)
Oral History Association (links to regional & international groups)
Organization of American Historians (scholarships to members, job listing)
Society for American Archaeology (job listings)
Society for Architecture Historians (grants, fellowships)
Society for Historical Archeology (job listings)
Society for the History of Authorship, Reading and Publishing
Society of American Archivists
World History Association (links)

WEBSITES

Center for History and New Media
Center for Independent Documentaries
Census Bureau (job listing, student research)
Federal Job Listings
Government Jobs
The History Channel (job listings)
H-net: Humanities and Social Sciences (resources)
National Archives (San Francisco area internships, employment)
National Trust for Historic Preservation (job listing)
Public History Resource Center (job listing)