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What do History graduates do?

Learning about what History graduates have gone on to do can be a great way of coming up with ideas for your own career.

 

Of History graduates who are in full time work, 57% are in graduate level work six months after graduation. 

Which jobs do they do?

2016 History graduates went on to become:

  • Account Manager
  • Admission Advisor
  • Assistant Business Support Co-Ordinator
  • Assistant Underwriter
  • Associate Consultant
  • Block Management Maintenance Assistant
  • Business Intelligence Team Leader
  • Cabin Crew
  • Civil Servant
  • Civil Service Commercial Fast Streamer
  • Client Services Executive
  • Community And Charity Events Executive
  • Customer Service Administrator
  • Customer Success Manager
  • Data Analyst
  • Development Assistant At Rdf Television
  • Estimate Admimistrator
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant
  • Graduate Trainee
  • Growth Executive
  • Higher Education Graduate Trainee - Project Officer
  • Inside Sales (Google Cloud Specialist)
  • Journalist/Reporter
  • Junior Commercial Officer (Civil Servant- Mod)
  • Learning Support Assistant
  • Lettings Negoiator
  • Manuscript Assistant
  • Marketing Manager
  • Office Assistant Monteverdi Choir And Orchestras
  • Opertions Executive
  • PA Assistant Company Secretary
  • Producer/Director
  • Runner
  • Sales Assistant - Sky Media
  • Security Officer
  • Staff Writer For History Magazine
  • Teacher (Teach First)
  • Work Experience Intern - Adult Editorial Bloomsbury
  • Writer-Researcher

More:

Discover what History graduates from other universities went on to do. See the " What do graduates do" 2016 research.

Employers: Who do they work for?

2016 History graduates worked with these employers:

  • Ancoris Ltd
  • Anglia Ruskin University
  • Arcadia Group
  • Bloomsbury
  • Brinkworth Films
  • British Library
  • British Museum
  • Chambers And Partners
  • Charles Taylor Plc
  • Colin Holland
  • Co-Operative
  • English Heritage
  • Ernst And Young
  • Guardian Newspaper
  • Her Majestys Civil Service
  • Historic Royal Palaces
  • Hm Government
  • Immediate Media
  • JWF Resources
  • Legal Support Network
  • Lewes Oewes Grammar School
  • Lion TV
  • Lma Recruitment
  • Ministry Of Defence
  • National Trust
  • NHS
  • RDF Television
  • Sage Publications
  • Santander
  • Sky
  • Soho Runners
  • South West Heritage Trust
  • Springer Nature
  • Surrey History Centre
  • The Jewish Chronicle
  • The National Archives
  • The Royal Borough Of Kingston Upon Thames
  • Vivid Resourcing Ltd
  • World Child Cancer

More:

Discover who History graduates from other universities went on to work for. See the " What do graduates do" 2016 research.

Study: What do they study?

 2016 History graduates studied these courses:

  • Army training (Sandhurst)
  • Documentary By Practice
  • Graduate Diploma In Law
  • Geopolitics and Security
  • MA Classical Art And Archaeology
  • MA History
  • MA History
  • MA History-Public History
  • MA Holocaust Studies
  • MA In History
  • MA In Modern History
  • MA In Public History
  • MA In War Studies
  • MA Interactive Journalism
  • MA Late Antique And Byzantine Studies
  • MA Marketing
  • MA Medieval Studies
  • MA Modern History
  • MA Policy Studies In Education
  • MA Public History
  • MA Sports History And Culture
  • MA War Studies
  • Master Of Journalism
  • Master Of Science In Social Policy
  • Mphil Modern British History
  • MSc History Of International Relations
  • MSc History Of Science Medicine And Technology
  • MSc In Finance
  • MSc Political Economy Of The Emerging Markets
  • MSc Transnational Security Studies
  • NCTJ - Journalism
  • PGCE Primary
  • PGCE Secondary
  • World History And Cultures

More:

Discover what History graduates from other universities went on to study. See the " What do graduates do" 2016 research.

Advice and information on further study

Resources

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Jobs

Job opportunities on University of London careers portal (Some History-related, some not. Why not explore your options?)

  • Exhibitions and Interpretation Developer
    Enjoy interpreting ideas and research into inspiring, creative, projects? At the National Railway Museum, part of the Science Museum Group, we are committed to sharing over 300 years of authentic railway history, inspiring diverse audiences with ...
  • Assistant Curator
    Job Description: We are seeking an Assistant Curator with a passion for making the history of medicine relevant to a broad audience. With experience of working with museum collections, collection management and documentation practices and proced...
  • House Steward
    Summary We have a unique opportunity for someone who is passionate about great conservation in an urban, community-orientated historic house. As the House Steward, you’ll play an important part of the house team. Variety is the order of the workin...
  • Assistant Curator
    Job Description: We are seeking an Assistant Curator with a passion for making the history of medicine relevant to a broad audience. With experience of working with museum collections, collection management and documentation practices and proced...
  • Expert Private Tutor
    We’re looking for private tutors to deliver one-to-one tuition sessions in Maths, English, Science, Languages, Economics, History....and more.

Internships

Internships from University of London JobOnline (Some History-related, some not. Why not explore your options?)

 

Events

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