WebLinks: Careers by Major/Interest


Note: This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of occupations associated with this major. History Majors enter a variety of occupational fields. Refer to other WebLink pages for additional occupations, job descriptions and job search sites.

Sample Occupations

Additional Occupations

Examples of Employers

  • Advertising Agencies
  • Archives
  • Book Publishers
  • Businesses
  • Chicago History Museum
  • College & Universities
  • Congressional Districts
  • Government
  • Historical Properties
  • Historical Societies
  • Industrial Companies
  • Libraries
  • Museums
  • Museums in Illinois
  • Nature Centers
  • Newspapers
  • Not-for-Profit Organizations
  • Parks and Recreation
  • Professional Associations
  • Public Administration Firms
  • Public Relations Firms
  • Publishing Firms
  • Research Firms
  • Travel Agencies
  • Zoological Parks

Occupational & Professional  Information 

History-Related Job Sites

Government Sites

Government employment is a potential career path for people from just about any major or background. Visit these pages for more information:

NIU Links

Links of Interest to All Majors