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A major in history is an excellent foundation for graduate study in history, law, the humanities and social sciences. History majors have found rewarding careers in research and writing, business, public history, teaching, journalism, banking, and government service. In the public sector, local, state and federal governments frequently employ graduates who have majored in history.

Internship Information

In addition to providing our students with the best training in historical studies in a friendly and supportive environment, we care about our students’ future as young professionals. We have established numerous internship opportunities in archives, museums, and other educational organizations located in Southern Indiana and the Louisville Metro area that will allow our students to gain hands-on experience in a variety of career paths and to foster their connections with potential future employers.

Entering the Job Market with a BA in History

The American Historical Association has several useful resources for students looking to find more information about career options. The AHA’s Careers for History Majors describes the many professional opportunities available to students of history. Their ongoing blog series “What to Do with a BA in History” is an even more useful tool where you can learn about the experiences of former history majors and sources of information for your job searches.

For more detailed and extensive information regarding careers involving this major, please refer to the Career Development Center.

Campus Events

Spring Break

Spring Break

March 25th, 2019
to
March 31st, 2019

All day event

Chancellor's Medallion Dinner

Chancellor's Medallion Dinner

April 6th, 2019

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

IUS Internship & Career Fair

IUS Internship & Career Fair

April 11th, 2019

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Healthcare Fair

Healthcare Fair

April 11th, 2019

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Power Up Your Morning: A small business lecture series

Power Up Your Morning: A small business lecture series

April 12th, 2019

7:30 AM - 9:00 AM

Last Day of Spring Classes

Last Day of Spring Classes

April 22nd, 2019

All day event

Classes begin (full-term Summer and Summer I)

Classes begin (full-term Summer and Summer I)

May 7th, 2019

All day event

Memorial Day

Memorial Day

May 27th, 2019

All day event

Classes end (Summer I Session)

Classes end (Summer I Session)

June 18th, 2019

All day event

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