History - Life After Fairfield

‌A great range of career opportunities is open to history majors. Graduates have gone into many fields, including:

  • Law
  • Government
  • Business management
  • Finance
  • Journalism
  • Public relations
  • Social work

History students qualify for social-studies certification as secondary school teachers. Recent graduates have found jobs as:

  • Associate Executive Director of a health foundation
  • Coordinator of Regional Support Activities for a university
  • Project Engineer
  • Assistant Archeologist for a museum
  • Assistant to the Manager of the New York City Opera

Those seeking higher education have been admitted to the Ph.D. programs at:

  • University of Connecticut
  • New York University
  • Vanderbilt University
  • UCLA
  • University of Wisconsin - Madison

and the J.D. programs at:

  • Hofstra
  • Syracuse
  • St. John's Universities
  • Boston College
  • Yale

Learn more about how Fairfield's Career Planning Center can support your post-graduate goals, and how Fairfield's tight-knit alumni network can build career and mentoring opportunities that last a lifetime.

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