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History Careers: Finding a Job/Volunteering

A guide to history careers

Find Jobs in these Databases

Below are databases that include local, national and international job opportunities as well as information about potential employers.

Networking Resources on the Web

Professional associations can be a great place to find information about your chosen career path, including white papers, job listings and networking opportunities.  For more information, including tips and techniques, see the library guide to Networking.

Volunteer Opportunities

Interview Dos and Don'ts

Job interview tips from the same people who bring you the Vault Guides.

Job Hunting Resources on the Web

There are a lot of great resources on the web where you can search for jobs for history majors. Have fun exploring!

Find a Gig

Don't want to commit to a 9-5 job? Want to set your own schedule and still make money? Consider using your skills to do short-term projects, or "gigs." Below, find a number of different places where you can search for short-term work.