Job Opportunities

Getting a BA in history and wondering how to prepare for your job hunt while still in college? Here are a few tips from the AHA for career planning before you graduate:

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.