CAREERS IN... History

History The links below are relevant to History and will list careers information, employers in your field and job/work experience opportunities.

You may want to look at other areas closely aligned to your subject area. Also bear in mind that there are a range of careers open to you which may not directly relate to the subject you have studied. Take a look at Things you can do with your degree to discover more careers options.

To access a comprehensive listing of occupations visit Prospects Explore Types of Jobs

Prospects – Graduate Careers Website – find graduate jobs and postgraduate courses.

  • Explore types of jobs – Use the A-Z to search for career profiles or look at the following job categories 'Information Services’, 'Administration’, 'Publishing, Media and Performing Arts’, and 'Education, Teaching and Lecturing’.
  • Explore job sectors
  • Options with your subject – Discover how best to use your History degree.
  • Search job vacancies – For job vacancies directly related to your subject select 'Information Services’, 'Administration’, 'Publishing, Media and Performing Arts’, and 'Education, Teaching and Lecturing’.

Archives and Records Assocation – Careers in the archives and records sector.

Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals – Types of job in information.

Cadw – The historic environment service of the Welsh Assembly Government.

Careers in History – Advice from the Historical Association, the UK national charity for history.

Discover Teaching in Wales – Routes in teaching.

Get into Teaching – Teaching history

Register for Unilife Connect  - Access graduate job vacancies, work experience, part-time jobs and careers events Search History jobs on Unilife Connect – Access graduate job vacancies, work experience, part-time jobs, careers events and set up job alerts from your chosen sector.

Arts Culture Media Jobs – Jobsite covering arts, culture and media sectors.

BBC Jobs – Jobs and work experience vacancies at the BBC.

Jobs.ac.uk – Jobs in research, academic and related professions.

JobsGoPublic – Employment opportunities in the public and not for profit sectors.

Museum Association – Museums Association Jobs and Careers.

Museum Jobs – Worldwide jobsite for museums, galleries, libraries and archives.

National museums jobs – Jobsite for UK’s national museums, galleries, libraries and archives.

National Museum Wales Jobs

National Trust – National Trust jobs website.

National Graduate Development Programme – Local government graduate training scheme.

Parliament Jobs – Job vacancies in the House of Commons and House of Lords.

Public sector careers – Jobs in the public sector.

The University of Leicester, School of Museum Studies Job Desk – The UK’s most extensive free vacancy listing source for museums and galleries.

Welsh Government Jobs – Including opportunities at Cadw.

Working for an MP – For jobs and internships with politicians, political parties and lobbying and campaigning organisations.

Volunteering

Cadw – The historic environment service of the Welsh Assembly Government.

English Heritage – The Government’s statutory adviser on the historic environment.

Historial Association – How to get involved.

Historic Scotland Jobs – An executive agency of the Scottish Government charged with safeguarding the nation’s historic environment. Volunteering opportunities

The National Library of Wales volunteering opportunities

National Museum Wales volunteering opportunities

Register for Unilife Connect  - Access graduate job vacancies, work experience, part-time jobs and careers events Search History employers on Unilife Connect – Access graduate job vacancies, work experience, part-time jobs, careers events and set up job alerts from your chosen sector.

Professional Bodies and Organisations

Creative and Cultural Skills Sector Council.

UCAS Teacher Training – Search for postgraduate teaching courses throughout the UK, and find out how to apply and when.

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The content of these sites is subject to change and not subject to the editorial control of the Careers Service and Unilife. If you come across a link which takes you to a poor quality or dysfunctional site, please contact the Careers Service and let us know, so the link can be removed.

Updated: July 2018


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