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Careers in History

What can you do with a degree in history? Almost anything—the creative thinking, research and communication skills you gain with a history degree prepare you for a wide variety of career options.

FHSU history graduates have gone on to teach, write, practice medicine and law, and have entered a variety of for-profit and non-profit positions. Here’s a closer look at some of the occupations you might pursue with a history degree.

If you have a passion for history, but you’re still having trouble envisioning the right career path for yourself, visit Fort Hays State University’s Academic Advising and Career Exploration Center or contact the Department of History to speak with a faculty advisor.

More Information on Graduate School & Careers in History

Undergraduate careers in history
Graduate careers in history
Careers in public history

Government Agencies Career Opportunities for History Majors
National Archives and Records Administration
National Endowment for the Humanities Job Opportunities
National Park Service Employment Information
Smithsonian Institute Office of Human Resources

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