After graduation, many History graduates pursue more specialized study in law, business administration and international relations. Others prepare for teaching careers by doing graduate work in history or education. Others move directly to jobs in government, the media and private industry, where their skills in analysis, evaluation, research and communication are highly valued.
Here is a short and useful article: "Entering the Job Market with a BA in History."
What can you do with a History degree? Many, many things! Check out http://www.historians.org/pubs/careers/index.htm and http://www.historians.org/pubs/Free/careers/Index.htm.
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