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”

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!

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

Back to Top