A History degree from Castleton opens up numerous career opportunities. The critical reading, analytical thinking, persuasive arguments, and clear writing techniques students learn in history courses are skills that will be useful no matter what career path one might follow. After four years of writing book reviews, producing research papers, giving oral reports, and composing essays, our students are ready for careers in journalism, government, teaching, public service, law, research, business, or fields they aspire to pursue.
Most History majors seek employment in one of the following fields:
Castleton has a proud history of creating excellent educators.
Many of our graduates want to teach, but for various reasons they do not want to teach in a school setting. We encourage you to consider the many possibilities for being a non-classroom educator:
Many history-related jobs do not involve teaching at all:
Majoring in History is one of the best ways to prepare to gain entrance into law school.
History majors develop strong writing skills, which can be employed in a variety of ways:
Federal and state governments are eager to hire History majors in a variety of capacities:
Our graduates work everywhere from small businesses to large corporations, because employers in the private sector are very keen to hire graduates with strong reading, writing, and research skills.
Recent Castleton History graduates have found employment as teachers, lawyers, librarians, park rangers, politicians, museum professionals, financial consultants, intelligence analysts, and sales and marketing representatives, among any field.
Work with the Director and Board on public programming, volunteer outreach and research. Duties will include assisting with education programs and public events, assist with children's camps, greet site visitors and conduct garden walks. Start your own educational program, complete a research project and assist with interpretive exhibits. Tuesdays- Saturdays some evenings and some Sundays, stipend of $2,500. Summer.Website
Offering a variety of internships in the following fields: Network Administrator, Cyber Security, Web Application Developer, Helpdesk, Accounting, Data Scientist, Market Data Analyst, Engineering, HVACR Program, Social Justice and Drive Electric Vermont. For descriptions on each please contact Chrispin White or go online.To Apply
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The Vermont Granite Museum is seeking summer interns. Projects and areas that interns can study include: historical or archaeological research, collections management, marketing, program management, and others. Unpaid.To Learn more
Contact Name: Chrispin White
All interns will have opportunity to participate in and/or lead in organizational apparatus development and voter/candidate pledge garnering. Internships will be tailored, however, to the interests, skills, and career plans of the accepted intern.
Contact Name: Sondra Mendelson
37 Maryland Avenue, Unit 445
Rockville, MD 20850