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Career Opportunities

Public History graduates are equipped to work in museums, archives, national parks, historic cemeteries, and thousands of other unique places sacred to the public trust.  When you select a career in this field, you embark upon an amazing personal and professional journey through the past. Use the links below to locate a position that interests you.

General Public History

National Council on Public History
Humanities and Social Sciences Public History Online
Center for Oral and Public History
National Coalition of Independent Scholars

Historical Organizations

American Historical Association
Organization of American Historians
Society for History in the Federal Government
Western History Association
Texas State Historical Association


American Association of Museums
American Association for State and Local History
Smithsonian Institution
Texas Association of Museums
Association for Living History, Farm and Agricultural Museums

Historic Preservation

National Trust for Historic Preservation
Advisory Council on Historic Preservation
National Center for Preservation Technology and Training
National Register of Historic Places
Vernacular Architecture Forum
Preservation Texas
Texas Historical Foundation
Texas State Preservation Board
Texas Society of Architects


Society of American Archivists
Society of Southwest Archivists
National Archives (Preservation and Archives Professionals)
Oral History Association
Humanities and Social Sciences Oral History Online
Texas Oral History Association


Association for Documentary Editing
American Library Association
National Park Service
Cultural Resource Network