Careers and Internships

What Can I Do with a History Degree?

With the skills that you obtain as a History major, you can have a successful career in countless professions. Unlike other degrees that train you to be one thing, a History degree tells employers that you possess skills that are transferable from one professional environment to another: precise and effective reading, critical thinking, creative analysis, and clear and persuasive writing. Today, the average number of careers in a lifetime is seven; so a History degree is highly valuable. History majors enter the workforce immediately or go on to graduate degrees. With a history degree, you can be many things: