Santa Clara University

History department

Careers for Students of History

Areas that emphasize History

  • Archives
  • Communications Media
  • Consulting and Freelance
  • Historical Associations and Societies
  • Libraries
  • Museums
  • Publishing
  • Research Institutions
  • Philanthropic Organizations
  • Teaching: Preschool to College

Organizations that apply Historians' skills:

  • Management and Advertising, Marketing/Sales
  • Insurance
  • Law and the Judiciary
  • Market Research, Newspaper, Radio and Television journalism
  • Public Relations
  • Banking and Investment Services
  • Medicine
  • Sports Agent
  • Human Resources/Personnel Management
  • Real Estate
  • Law Enforcement/Security

Organizations that emphasize History and apply Historians' skills:

  • Government Agencies
  • Military Services
  • Historic Preservation Offices
  • Legislative Representatives
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