HISTORY RELATED LINKS
American Historical Association
Promotes support for those involved in historical professions and provides useful resources for those viewing the site.
Maryland State Archives
A historical agency for Maryland and serves as the central depository for government records of permanent value.
Maryland Historical Society
Serves the people of Maryland and those interested in Maryland history, through stewardship of comprehensive library and museum collections that are central to the state's history, by promoting scholarship through publications and by providing educational services at our own campus and throughout the state.
Preserves, researches and interprets Sotterley's diverse culture and environments and serves as a public education resource.
Historic St. Mary's City
A museum of history and archaeology on the site of Maryland's first capital.
Brings extensive professional training and years of practical experience to the challenges facing clients. Provides a unique opportunity to pursue a rewarding career practicing history, archives, or related disciplines in a professional and collegial business environment.
OCCUPATION/ MAJOR EXPLORATION
American Historical Association: Careers for History Majors
Contains career options that an individual with a History degree can obtain, listing them in categories such as education, business and research.
KSU: What can I do with a major in….?
Provides a list of possible career paths for History majors and offers background on each position, involving information such as qualifications, wage and responsibilities.
U of A: What can I do with this degree?
Offers a list of career options, major employers and the strategies that can be used to obtain certain positions.
Public History Resource Center: Public History Employment
Gives information to those interested in Public History on job opportunities and provides a description of each occupation listed.
The Society of American Archivists: Guidelines for a Graduate Program in Archival Studies
For History majors interested in pursuing graduate study that is centered on Archival Studies, this site provides in-depth information on what this form of higher education entails.
EMPLOYMENT/ INTERNSHIP RESOURCES
American Association of Museums
Posts job opening announcements available with the American Association of Museums.
H-net Job Guide
This job search is useful to those seeking positions in Humanities and Social Sciences, allowing users to find jobs within a certain category and provides detailed descriptions of what each career involves.
Maryland Historical Society: Employment
Provides those interested with a list of jobs available through the Maryland Historical Society and each position is accompanied by a detailed description.
Maryland Historical Society: Internships
Offers information on internships that are also available through the Maryland Historical Society to students.
Offers information on internships that are available through the Maryland State Archives.
Museum Employment Resource Center: Museum and Cultural Resource Job Vacancy Index
Through this link, job seekers are able to view position openings at various museums.
PreserveNet Historic Preservation Internships
The National Council for Preservation Education offers paid ($4800) federal internships in various cultural program resource offices.
The Smithsonian provides opportunities (mostly unpaid) for more than 900 interns per year at its various museums, offices, and research facilities.
The Society of American Archivists: Online Employment Bulletin
Contains a list of job openings that provide detailed descriptions of what each position entails.
Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars: Internships
Offers information on internships available with the Woodrow Wilson Center for those interested in exploring topics that provide the historical context behind today's public policy debates. The internships provided are listed as research assistants and program/staff interns.
Maryland Historical Trust
This site's goal is to assist the people of Maryland in protecting and preserving the state's significant prehistoric and historic attributes. More information is provided to those interested on the activities of this site and also offers volunteer opportunities.
The resources provided on this page are intended for informational purposes only. They do not reflect any association with or endorsement by SMCM or the CDC.