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Job Opportunities

Job Finding Resources

The National Council on Public History job page posts announcements weekly.

The Smithsonian Institution lists jobs on their own Human Resources Page as well as through USA Jobs.

The American Association for State and Local History lists jobs in a variety of historical societies and museums.

The American Alliance of Museums lists museum jobs in history museums, children’s museums, art museums, and similar institutions.

Jobs in the broad field of preservation are listed on PreserveNet

If you have an interest in Living History and Agricultural History, you might consider a job as a living history farm interpreter, and you can find one through ALHFAM

The UMBC Career Services Center has hired an expert in Social Sciences and Humanities job placement, and the staff is ready to assist you at any and all stages of your search

Smithsonian Institution, Hiring FOUR Visitors Services Coordinators, apply by July 30

The complete job listing is on USAJOBS. For assistance completing the federal application, please contact UMBC Career Services.

White House Historical Association, Museum Educator

The White House Historical Association (WHHA) is seeking a full-time education specialist to help support its ongoing and expanding educational programming in area schools and onsite in Washington, D.C. The WHHA offers five programs for grades K-6 in which educators visit schools in the metropolitan Washington, D.C. area. These programs address the history and roles of the White House, president and first family.

To see the complete job listing, click on the link available through the jobs page hosted by the NCPH. The job was listed during the week of July 21.

To Apply, send a resume and cover letter including salary requirements to education@whha.org with Education Specialist in the subject line. No phone calls please. Only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

Historian, State Historical Marker Program, Department of Historic Resources, State of Virginia, apply by August 11

The Department of Historic Resources is seeking a full-time professional historian whose primary responsibility will be the management of the Highway Marker Program. Additional responsibilities include conducting research and making determinations regarding the historic significance of cultural resources.

For more information, click on the link available through the jobs page hosted by NCPH. The job was listed during the week of July 14.