History

Contact Information

Anthony Gulig
Department Chair-Associate Professor
Phone: (262) 472-5148
Location: Laurentide 5223

Careers in History

What can you do with an undergraduate degree in history?

Many, many things.
As a liberal arts major, of course, the world is your oyster and you can consider a multitude of careers.  Among the jobs you can consider are: advertising executive, analyst, archivist, broadcaster, campaign worker, consultant, congressional aide, editor, foreign service officer, foundation staffer, information specialist, intelligence agent, journalist, legal assistant, lobbyist, personnel manager, public relations staffer, researcher, teacher . . . the list can be almost endless. . . . [continued at the American Historical Association website]
Source: American Historical Association

Book

Book: Careers for students of history

Careers for Students of History

Constance Schulz, Page Putnam Miller, Aaron Marrs, and Kevin Allen Sponsored by the AHA and the National Council on Public History (NCPH), and authored by faculty and students in the Public History Program at the University of South Carolina, the 2002 edition of Careers for Students of History is a must read for any prospective student interested in pursuing a career in history. This new and expanded edition discusses the numerous career possibilities, and includes interviews with prominent historians in all fields of history, ranging from academic and publishing, to public and consulting. 2002. 64 pagesISBN 0-87229-128-6   $7 members   $9 nonmember  
On-line version available at AHA website.

Private Consulting Firms

Historical Research Associates
http://www.hrassoc.com/
History Associates
http://www.historyassociates.com/

Organizations & Associations with Career Information & Job Listings

            Master's Program in History

           http://www.gograd.org/online-masters-programs/history-degree/

             Career Paths in History

           http://www.learnhowtobecome.org/arts-humanities-careers/history/

American Association for State and Local History
http://www.aaslh.org/jobsonline.htm
American Association of Museums
http://www.aam-us.org/resources/careers
The Chronicle of Higher Education
http://chronicle.com/jobs/
National Council for Public History
http://www.ncph.org/
National Park Service
http://www.nps.gov/personnel/
Public History Resource Center
http://publichistory.org/what_is/index.html
Society of American Archivists
http://www.archivists.org/employment/index.asp
Society for History in the Federal Government
http://www.shfg.org/tjobs.html
State and Local Government Employment Websites
http://www.statejobs.com

Undergraduate Research

History undergraduate research student

The Undergraduate Research Program offers history majors a unique opportunity to develop and demonstrate their intellectual and research skills. By providing financial support and close faculty mentoring, the program permits our students to pursue their interests, and gain new abilities as a historical researcher.

Location

College of Letters & Sciences
Laurentide Hall 4100
University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
800 W. Main Street
Whitewater, WI 53190-1790

Resources For

Faculty/Staff Contact

Office of the Dean
Rebecca Reichert
Phone: (262) 472-1621
E-mail: reicherr@uww.edu

Student Contact

Advising Office
Phone: (262) 472-1550
E-mail: lsadvise@uww.edu

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