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History Department Career Options

Quick Career Links

  • Learn More about Eastern’s “Decade of Post-Graduation Reports”
  • Learn More about the Talent and Career Office at Eastern
  • Learn More about pursuing internships at Eastern
  • Learn More about “What you can do with Your Major”

Industries and Professions for History Majors

History Majors can be found working in the following industries and professions, among many others:

  • College History Professor
  • Historical Administrator
  • Historical Librarian
  • Law School
  • Editor (newspaper, magazine, web site)
  • Grant Writing for Foundations
  • Museums administrators, Archival, Preservation, or Public Relations
  • Historical Associations (local and national)
  • Human Resources
  • Seminary
  • Government Worker
  • Clergy
  • Law Enforcement such as FBI, CIA, Homeland Security
  • Researcher (government, corporate, legal)
  • Secondary Education
  • Graduate school-professor (history, English, anthropology, political science, sociology, religion, foreign languages)

Where History Department Majors Work after Eastern

Eastern alumni are employed at some of the following companies and organizations:

  • Please Touch Museum, Collecting Coordinator
  • Plumstead Christian School, Teacher
  • William Tennent High School, Social Studies Teacher
  • Upper Darby High School, Social Studies Teacher
  • King College, Assistant Professor Youth Ministries
  • Nutley Board of Education, Teacher
  • Sunbury Christian Academy, History Teacher
  • Quakertown Community School DIstrict, Assistant Principal
  • Upper Merion School District, Social Studies Teacher
  • AT&T Foundation, College Professor
  • York County School Division, Teacher
  • NATO Land Headquarters, (Germany), Division Leader
  • Widner Charter School, Teacher
  • Historical Society of Montgomery County, Collections Manager
  • Gloucester, Superintendent of School
  • Phillips Exeter Academy, Faculty History Department
  • Upper Dublin High School, History Teacher
  • Gloucester, Superintendent of School
  • Camden Forward School, Teacher
  • Curry College, Professor of Politics & History
  • Cardinal Local Schools, Teacher
  • Alaska Christian College, Resident Supervisor
  • The Brandywine Hospital, Librarian
  • Board of Education (NJ), Social Studies Teacher
  • Community County Technical School, Teacher
  • New York Press Hospital, IT Project Manager
  • United States Department of State, Foreign Service Officer
  • Saint Mary’s University, Professor
  • Atlantic Canada Studies Program, Lecturer
  • Monmouth University, Teacher
  • Cornelius Low House, Museum Educator
  • Palm Beach County School System, Teacher
  • Middlesex County Museum, Assistant Curator for Facilities
  • Overbrook High School, Social Studies Teacher
  • and many more!

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