History Jobs

Liberal arts institutions emphasize a well rounded education which expands student’s knowledge in many fields.

This type of versatile education allows students to pursue many different careers, including those that do not pertain directly to their major. History majors at Bates develop skills and techniques which are both useful and pertinent in nearly all fields and professions. History majors from Bates have gone on to many diverse and interesting careers both related and indirectly related to history. The Bates Office of Career Services provides students with help and guidance in finding and securing both jobs and internships; follow the link below for more information pertaining to opportunities for history majors. History may lead to a great range of careers, and opportunities abound for history majors after graduation.

The following is a list of different career areas various history majors from Bates have continued on to.

  • General and Operations Management
  • Legislation
  • Advertising Management
  • Marketing and Sales Management
  • Financial Management
  • Education Administration
  • Medical and Health Services Management
  • Accounting and Auditing
  • Financial Analysis
  • Computer Systems Analysis
  • Architecture
  • Civil Engineering
  • Market Survey Research
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Urban Planning
  • Anthropology and Archeology
  • Geography
  • Applied History
  • Political Science
  • Judicial Work
  • Legal Support
  • Education
  • Library and Archival Occupations
  • Writing and Editing
  • Music and Theatre
  • Law Enforcement