History

History is designed to provide students with an integrated path of study that includes surveys of various historical regions and periods, the techniques of historical research and writing, and practical and professional experience. To prepare students for advanced study or careers in archival work, historical preservation, government service, international studies, library work, law, and teaching.

Career Titles

 

Anthropologist

FBI / CIA Agent

Journalist

Archeologist

Foreign News Corresp.

Lawyer

Archivist

Foreign Service Officer

Lecturer

Biographer

Genealogist

Legal Assistant / Paralegal

Clergy

Government Official

Librarian

Community Relations Dir.

Historian

Lobbyist

Congressional Aide

Historic Preservationist

Market Research Analyst

Consumer Advocate

Historic Site Tour Guide

Media Consultant

Counselor

Historical Society Staff

Museum Curator

Criminologist

Indicter

Museum Tech. & Specialist

Demographer

Insurance Agent / Broker

Park Ranger

Economist

Intelligence Analyst

Peace Corps / Vista Worker

For more potential career titles, visit What Can I Do With A Major In maintained by University of North Carolina-Wilmington.

Internships

App. Center for Civic Life

Wilderness Museum

Appalachian Center for Civic Life

Bluff Point Law

Buchanan County Public Library

Circuit Court Clerk’s Office

Emory & Henry College Archives

Emory & Henry College History Department

Emory & Henry College Kelly Library

Smyth Co. Clerk’s Office

The National D-Day Memorial

The Saltville Foundation/Museum of Middle Appalachians

The State Museum of Pennsylvania

Washington County Public Library

Washington County, VA Circuit Court

William King Museum of Art