Career Diversity for History Grad Students

Why Career Diversity?


It is now long past time that historians discovered what members of the general public know, that trained historians have valuable talents.

John C. Burnham, Historians Have the “Job Market” All Wrong

A graduate degree in History prepares you for a wide variety of careers both within and beyond the academy. This website provides resources and advice on steps you can take now to best prepare for life after grad school.

For the latest news and announcements on formal talks, brown bags, workshops, and other opportunities, visit the UW Gradline Blog. You can also find information about upcoming events and deadlines in our calendar. Find out about internships, jobs, and other career diversity opportunities here. To find out more about what our graduate students are doing to prepare for life beyond grad school, check out our Grad Student Profiles.