What to Do with a BA in History
From a BA to the AHA
Megan Connor | Jun 26, 2020Megan Connor has found that the critical thinking she learned as a history major has been essential to her career...
A Career in Corporate Finance
Clifford Manko | May 24, 2018Cliff Manko credits his BA in history and his passion for the subject with preparing him for a job in...
History at the Office
Stephanie Fulbright | Feb 12, 2018Stephanie Fulbright explains how she draws on the skills she learned as a history major in her jobs as a...
From Museums to Corporate History
Mark Speltz | Jun 13, 2017Mark Speltz is senior historian with Wells Fargo's Family & Business History Center. Here he recalls his unpredictable career path to corporate history.
Historians of the Future
James Rick | Dec 1, 2016A history undergraduate attended the AHA's annual meeting and found it to be an invigorating learning experience.
History, Economics, and Food
Rachel Snyder | Nov 21, 2016Applying for college is stressful enough without having to pick a major. That is why after writing a...
Thinking Like a Historian in Scrubs: How I Use My BA in History
Guest Blogger | Aug 30, 2016By David GlennTwenty seven years ago, I was a newly declared sophomore history major. I’d fallen hard for labor history....
Changing Course: The Flexibility of a History Degree
Guest Blogger | Jul 11, 2016By Kamarin Takahara“What do you want to be when you grow up?” Because I spent most of my time surrounded...
How A Major in History Gives You the Intangible Edge
Guest Blogger | Mar 28, 2016By Jacob AnbinderIt’s no secret that many departments use job prospects to lure undergraduates trying to pick a major. History...