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What Can I Do With a Degree in History?

Potential Jobs for History Majors

Academic Librarian Physician
Archivist Policy Analyst
Business Owner Politician
Filmmaker Professor
Financial Advisor Software Developer
Lawyer Teacher
Marketing Consultant Textbook Author
Museum Curator Writer

* The above list represents a sample of potential jobs for history majors.

 Employers of History Alumni

Americorps Office of Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard (Honolulu, HI)

Arlington Chinese Church (Arlington, TX)

Pearson Education

The Broad Museum (Los Angeles, CA) Pacific Companies, Inc

Charlottesville Public Defender's Office (Charlottesville, VA)

Samford University (Birmingham, AL)

Foresight Factory Global Consumer Trends Platform Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office (San Jose, CA)
Fort Smith Public Schools (Fort Smith, AR) Thrive Market (eCommerce Platform)
Hengelaarsvriend Holiday Resort (South Africa) The Forum: Stories that Create (Denver, CO)
LeSports University of Nebraska Medical Center
Lockheed Martin Vogue Magazine (New York, NY)

History Career Resources

The American Historical Association provides ample resources for history majors entering the workforce. These are some of their most relevant articles.

Career Center Services

The Career Center offers a range of services and support for Pepperdine students and alumni. A sample of their services are highlighted below.

  • Career Assessments
  • Resume
  • Interviewing Tips
  • Internship / Job Search
  • Networking
  • Graduate School Advising

For additional information, visit the Career Services webpage.