History

CSU, Chico Catalog Description

Some graduates with History degrees have pursued one or more of the following occupations:
Archivist
Archaeologist
Banker
Biographer
Claims Adjuster
Conservator
Crime and Intelligence Analyst
Cryptanalyst
Cultural Resources Specialist
Customs Import Specialist
Dramatic Arts Historian
Editor
Employer Relations Representative
Environmental Analyst
Field Representative
Financial Analyst
Foreign Service Officer
Genealogist
Group Counselor
Historian
Historic Preservation Officer
Historic-Site Administrator
Hotel and Motel Manager
Insurance Sales Agent
Judge
Lawyer
Legislator
Legislative Assistant
Librarian
Lobbyist
Management Trainee
Marketing Executive
Market Research Analyst
Meeting and Convention Planner
Museum Curator
Museum Technician
Non-profit Organization Director
Paralegal
Park Ranger
Personnel Specialist
Political Scientist
Print and Broadcast Journalist
Professor
Program Director
Public Historian
Public Relations Representative
Research Associate
Retail Buyer
Retail Store Manager
Retail Sales Associate
Secondary School Teacher
Stock Analyst
Student Services Administrator
Tour Guide
Travel Agent
Urban Planner
Volunteer Services Coordinator
Writer

Important:

  • Typically co-curricular activities, work experience and/or internships are essential (in addition to earning a college degree) to be competitive in the job market upon graduation.
  • Some occupations may require advanced degrees and/or training (check with the Career Center regarding your target occupations).
  • Please visit the Career Center (SSC 270) early in your college experience to get ideas on how to build your resume.

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