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History majors can choose from an extensive array of potential careers.

The training you receive as a history major provides you with excellent skills in writing, research, analysis, and public presentations. Many history majors will opt to become teachers at the elementary, secondary or college level. Others will become librarians, lawyers, journalists, public servants and so forth (see list below, including faculty with direct expertise in these different areas). Also below are weblinks intended to help you think about possible careers with your History major.

As a history major, you could become a ...

CareerFaculty and Staff with expertise in this area
ArchaeologistPaul Keen
ArchivistAnthony Sampas (Library)
Art Historian / AppraiserMarie Frank (Art & Design)
Intelligence Analyst
Foreign Service OfficerPaul Keen
High School TeacherChristopher Carlsmith
LawyerFrank Talty (Dean’s Office)
Legislative AssistantPaul Keen
LibrarianUMass Lowell Librarians
Management / Business
Museum EducatorAbby Chandler
National Park RangerRobert Forrant
Non-profit management
Political staff
ProfessorAll members of the History Department
Living History InterpreterAbby Chandler
Something else...