Careers

Where Will You Take Your Degree?

 

The job market in public history can be tight, and jobs tend to go to graduates of well-regarded programs who can demonstrate meaningful academic preparation and extensive experience in the field. Our graduates boast both. Small seminars give them grounding in history, theory, and strategy. Field experiences, gained through courses, internships and volunteering, offer them the professional focus and network they’ll need.

Our students have found employment in agencies, organizations, archives, and businesses across the United States. In the last three years, graduates have found employment in the following areas and institutions:

 

Field

Institution

Finance Museum of Science, Boston
Editorial New England Quarterly
Exhibitions The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
Interpretation Paul Revere House
Historic Program Director King’s Chapel
Marketing Freedom Trail Foundation
Research The HistoryMakers
Programming Boston by Foot
Programming Jewish War Veterans of the U.S.A.
Education Old North Church
Interpretation National Park Service
Collections Historic New England
Curatorial Holocaust Museum Houston
Visitor Services Minnesota Museum of American Art
Programming Peabody Essex Museum
Collections Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology
Visitor Experience Boston Children’s Museum
Media Production Northern Light Production
Education Waterworks Museum