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Great Jobs For History Majors / Edition 3
     

Great Jobs For History Majors / Edition 3

by Stephen Lambert
 

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ISBN-10: 007148213X

ISBN-13: 9780071482134

Pub. Date: 09/11/2007

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

Let the past pay your bills!

You've worked hard for that history degree. Now what? Sometimes the choice of careers can seem endless; the most difficult part of a job search is narrowing down your options.

Great Jobs for History Majors will help you choose the right career out of the myriad possibilities at your disposal. It provides detailed profiles of

Overview

Let the past pay your bills!

You've worked hard for that history degree. Now what? Sometimes the choice of careers can seem endless; the most difficult part of a job search is narrowing down your options.

Great Jobs for History Majors will help you choose the right career out of the myriad possibilities at your disposal. It provides detailed profiles of careers in your field along with the basic skills necessary to begin a focused job search. You'll soon be on the fast track to landing a job that satisfies your personal, professional, and practical needs.

Great Jobs for History Majors will help you:

  • Determine the occupation that's best suited for you
  • Craft a résumé and cover letter that stand out from the rest
  • Learn from practicing professionals about everyday life on the job
  • Become familiar with current statistics on salaries and trends within the profession

Go from history major to:

Teacher
• Curator
• Health Management Associate
• Museum Tour Guide
• Sales Coordinator
• Program Director
• Librarian
• Writer
• Television Producer

Stephen Lambert is the director of career services at Plymouth State College in Plymouth, New Hampshire, and serves as a representative for the New Hampshire College and University Council's Career Adviser's Committee.

Julie DeGalan worked as administrator and career counselor at Plymouth State College, where she focused on career development programs for students.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071482134
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
09/11/2007
Series:
Great Jobs for ... Majors Ser.
Pages:
226
Sales rank:
770,525
Product dimensions:
0.48(w) x 9.00(h) x 6.00(d)

Table of Contents


Acknowledgments     vii
Introduction     ix
The Job Search
The Self-Assessment     3
The Resume and Cover Letter     19
Researching Careers and Networking     37
Interviewing and Job Offer Considerations     55
The Career Paths
Introduction to the History Career Paths     71
Path 1: Nonclassroom Education     75
Path 2: Curatorial and Archival Management     99
Path 3: Information Specialization     125
Path 4: Business Administration and Management     149
Path 5: Teaching     177
Index     201

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