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Careers and Internships

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What can I do with a history degree?

History majors at Clark develop and master critical skills — persuasive writing, interpreting data, and giving compelling presentations, among others — that ensure success in any field. Our graduates have worked in education, libraries, museums, business, medicine, law, social justice, and the military.

Career Fields

  • Public policy creation and development
  • Law
  • Government
  • Nonprofit management
  • Development
  • Elementary, middle, secondary, and college teaching
  • Research
  • Law enforcement
  • Journalism
  • Museum/archival management
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Career and Internship Opportunities in History

Clark’s Career Connections Center can help you develop a plan for pursuing your career goals. Also check out ClarkCONNECT, which links you with alumni mentors and employers, and Handshake, Clark’s online job search website.

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Clark Funding for Undergraduate Internships and Research

Interested in pursuing an internship, research, or creative project, but wondering how you’ll pay the rent? Apply for Clark funding to support your experience during the school year or summer. Visit the Career Connections Center in the Shaich Family Alumni and Student Engagement Center.

Contact Information

History Department

Contact Us
  • Jefferson Academic Center, 3rd floor
    950 Main Street
    Worcester, MA 01610
  • 1-508-793-7288
  • 1-508-793-8816 (Fax)