The AHA's job listings include ads for public history positions. A range of other resources listing job opportunities outside the academy are available: Museums: the American Association of Museums, Job HQ. Historical societies, small museums, and other history organizations: the American Association for State and Local History, Career Center.How do I find a job as a federal historian?
Also check the web sites of the federal agencies that hire historians, including the National Park Service, the Department of State Office of the Historian, and the Senate Historical Office . The Society for History in the Federal Government is a valuable resource for information and employment listings.Where can I find information about career options for historians?
Careers for Students of History, a joint publication of the AHA, the NCPH, and the faculty and students of the Public History Program at the University of South Carolina, provides an overview of career options for professional historians. You may order the print edition, or consult the online version.What is the job description of a historian?
The historian will research, analyze, record, and interpret the past as recorded in sources, such as government and institutional records, newspapers and other… More... The primary purpose of this position is to manage and conduct the History Program at a wing or independent group authorized a historian at home station and…