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    Phone: (262) 472-5148
    Location: Laurentide 5223

    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.

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    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.

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    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 pages

    ISBN 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

    American Association for State and Local History
    http://www.aaslh.org/jobsonline.htm

    American Association of Museums
    http://www.aam-us.org/jobHQ/index.cfm

    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://www.publichistory.org/

    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.

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

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    Phone: (262) 472-1621
    E-mail: lamkinn@uww.edu

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