History Career Opportunities

How can I put this major to work?

  • Archivist
  • Attorney / Paralegal
  • Business Manager
  • Community Action Specialist
  • Community Relations Director
  • Congressional Aide
  • Consumer Advocate
  • Curator
  • Diplomat
  • Economic Development Analyst
  • Editor
  • FBI/CIA Agent

  • Federal Investigator
  • Foreign Service Officer
  • Government Professional
  • Historian
  • Historic Preservation Specialist
  • Historic Site Administrator
  • Human Resource Specialist
  • Insurance Agent
  • International Banker
  • International Relations Specialist
  • Journalist
  • Lobbyist

  • Political Scientist
  • Politician
  • Public Administrator
  • Public Policy Specialist
  • Public Relations Specialists
  • Teacher: High School Social Studies
  • Tour Guide
  • Trade Specialist
  • Writer/Author

Who hires history majors?

  • Advertising Agencies
  • Advocacy Groups
  • Arts & Humanities Councils/Commissions
  • BanksBotanical Gardens
  • Camps
  • Civic Organizations
  • Community Arts Centers
  • Community Organizations
  • Consulting Firms
  • Cultural Organizations
  • Educational Institutions
  • Federal, State & Local Government: 

  • Archives, Commerce, Congressional Offices, Customs Service, Drug Enforcement, FBI/CIA, Homeland Security, Justice, Peace Corps/AmeriCorps
  • FoundationsHistorical Societies
  • Insurance Companies
  • Labor UnionsLaw Firms/Corporate Legal Departments
  • LibrariesMedia: Newspapers, Magazines, Internet
  • MuseumsNational & State Archives

  • Parks & Historical Sites
  • Political Campaigns
  • Political Party Headquarters
  • Professional Associations
  • Public Relations Firms
  • Radio/TV Companies
  • Research Firms
  • Schools (Private & Public): Middle School, High School
  • Schools Abroad

What are a few organizations that have employed Fontbonne graduates?

  • Enterprise Rent-A-Car
  • Ferguson-Florissant School District
  • Fire Safety
  • Follett
  • MERS Goodwill

  • Yellowbook
  • Webster Groves School District
  • Wright Law Office

How can Fontbonne help with my career development?

Our office provides a range of free services online and in person for our current students and alumni, including:

  • Career counseling
  • Personality and interest assessments
  • Guidance when choosing majors and careers
  • Networking assistance
  • Resume and cover letter assistance

  • Mock interviews and interview prep
  • On-Campus Interviewing
  • Job and internship search advice
  • Work place etiquette trainingSearch for opportunities on Purple Briefcase

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History Career Opportunities

Contact Information

6800 Wydown Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63105

314-862-3456

fbyou@fontbonne.edu

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