Edit Page

What Can I Do With This Major?

Careers In History

Sample Job Titles (some of the following titles may require additional education)

  • Writer and Editor
  • Journalist
  • Documentary Editor
  • Producer of Multimedia Material
  • Historians as Information Manager
  • Archivist
  • Records Manager
  • Librarian
  • Information Manager
  • Lawyer
  • Paralegal
  • Litigation Support
  • Legislative Staff Work
  • Foundation Director
  • Corporate Historian
  • Contract Historian
  • Nonprofit Association Historian
  • Teacher

Our Graduates...Where Are They Now?

Alumni who graduated in the past 1 to 5 years have obtained employment as:

  • 7th Grade Civics Teacher, Odyssey High School
  • Community Partnerships Service Associate, American Red Cross of the Mid‐Hudson Valley
  • Regional Coordinator, New York State Assembly
  • East Coast Page Program, NBC Universal, Inc.

Alumni who graduated in the past 6 to 10 years have obtained employment as:

  • Assistant Registrar for Records and Communication, Marist College
  • Digital Imaging and Rehousing Specialist, Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
  • Director of Admissions and Marketing, Continuum Healthcare Inc.
  • Enterprise Account Executive, Security 101

Alumni who graduated over 10 years ago have obtained employment as:

  • Vice President, Environment & Education, Hudson River Park Trust
  • Public Services Librarian, Burke Library, Columbia University
  • Correctional Officer, Orange County Sheriff's Department
  • Account Executive, TaylorMade‐Adidas Golf

...In addition, alumni have completed the following graduate programs:

  • Thomas Jefferson School of Law, J.D.
  • Binghamton University ‐ School of Management, M.B.A., Finance with Management Information Systems
  • City University of New York City College, M.A., History
  • State University of New York at Buffalo, B.S., Mechanical Engineering
  • State University of New York at New Paltz, M.F.A., Printmaking
  • Yale University, M.A., Environmental Management