History

Careers

Job/Career Titles

  • Archivist
  • Campaign Management
  • City Planning
  • Community Educator
  • Community Relations
  • Conservator/Preservation
  • Curator
  • Genealogist
  • Grant Writer
  • Historic Preservationist
  • Human Resources
  • Information Specialist
  • Interpretive Guide
  • Law Enforcement
  • Lawyer*
  • Librarian*
  • Lobbyist
  • Management
  • Museum Director
  • Museum Educator
  • Nonprofit Administrator
  • Program Coordinator
  • Public Policy
  • Research
  • Restorer
  • Sales
  • Social Services
  • Teacher/Professor*
  • Writer/Editor

*Advanced education preferred

Employers

General Industry

  • Business & Corporations
  • Federal, State & Local Government
  • Law Firms & Court Systems
  • Libraries
  • Major Private Collectors
  • Museums & Historical Societies
  • Nonprofit Organizations
  • Research Firms
  • Schools, Colleges & Universities

Minnesota Employers

  • Access Philanthropy
  • Minnesota Historical Society
  • Minnesota History Center
  • MN Public Schools
  • MN State Institutions
  • Options, Inc.
  • Sherburne County History Center
  • Stearns County
  • Stearns History Museum
  • U.S. Army
  • U.S. Bank
  • University of MN
  • Viking Coca Cola
  • Wells Fargo

Salary and Outlook

Starting Salary Range:
$23,000-$32,000

*Subject to vary by career, company, location, and experience

Occupational Outlook Handbook

Skills and Traits

  • Analytical mind
  • Communication skills
  • Computer skills
  • Creativity
  • Detail oriented
  • Flexibility
  • Intellectual curiosity
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Objectivity
  • Organizational skills
  • Problem solving
  • Public speaking
  • Research skills
  • Statistical skills
  • Writing skills