Employment & Careers

  • Letters of Recommendation and Open Records Legislation

    From the Professional Division

    Rita Chin | Apr 21, 2021

    Open records laws and the rapid dissemination of information through social media can shift the landscape of peer evaluation.
  • The Business of Applied History

    Career Paths

    Caroline Morris and Jack Fiorini | Apr 8, 2021

    The transition from academic to brand historian offered several intellectual and professional benefits to two historians at Heritage Werks.
  • Choose Your Professional Path


    Courtney E. Thompson | Feb 10, 2021

    A "Choose Your Path" assignment structure encourages graduate students to explore their professional interests while completing historical research.
  • The 2021 AHA Jobs Report


    Dylan Ruediger | Jan 20, 2021

    The higher education faculty job market for historians grew a modest 0.9 percent in 2019–20, fueled by a 7 percent rise in tenure-track positions.

Most Recent

  • Women Historians in Academia

    Patricia Albjerg Graham | Nov 13, 2020

    Fifty years after the 1970 Rose Report, Patricia Albjerg Graham reflects on the need for the Committee on the Status...
  • Reverb Effect

    Daniela Sheinin | Nov 5, 2020

    The University of Michigan's grad students are sharing their research on a new public platform: a podcast.
  • The Purpose of a History PhD

    AHA Career Diversity Fellows | Aug 14, 2020

    In the sixth of a six-part series, the Career Diversity fellows reflect on how two years of department-focused work has...
  • Alumni Involvement in Graduate Education

    Leah Burnham, Tyler Krahe, Ramya Swayamprakash, and Matthew Villeneuve | Aug 7, 2020

    In the fifth of a six-part series on Career Diversity, fellows discuss how they have built closer ties to department alumni.
  • Internships for Graduate Students

    Allison Faber, Trishula Patel, and Hope Shannon | Jul 31, 2020

    In the fourth of a six-part series on Career Diversity, fellows discuss how graduate internship programs help students shape their paths through graduate school.

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