A degree in history provides you with skills in re搜索, analysis, and communication that prepare you for a 职业生涯 or graduate study in a wide range of fields. 虽然 many people associate history with teaching or museums, that only scratches the surface. Did you know that recent CEOs of Gillette, IBM, and Sony were all history majors? A degree in history does not necessarily direct you to a certain 职业生涯, but always 提供了许多可能性.
The history program at MCLA emphasizes developing your ability to find, analyze, and 现在的信息. 雇主 want to hire candidates who understand complex ideas, who can see the big picture and make good decisions, and who can be trusted to complete projects—these are examples of what you learn when you complete a history degree. You might be re搜索ing wars in ancient Greece or the the roles of Japanese women during the nineteenth century, but the skills you are building are 雇主想要什么 把你带到他们的公司.
Our senior course, Career and ePortfolio Workshop, supports seniors as they consider potential 职业生涯 fields and then craft resumes and cover letters so that as they graduate they have strong application materials and understand strategies for successfully 就业.
For much more on the diverse 职业生涯s open to history majors, look through this web 从 美国历史学会.
Here are examples of positions held by recent graduates of the MCLA 历史 program:
As a pollution claims analyst at RiverStone 资源 in Atlanta, Georgia, Lauren Casola ’09 has something few attorneys can claim: A healthy work-life balance.
Recently, Kevin Pink ’09 joined Ben Lamb ’07 at 1Berkshire, a county-wide organization focused on economic development and promotion of the Berkshire region as a preferred place to visit, to live, and to grow a business.