Careers in History

Read on-line: Careers for Students of History
by Constance Schulz, Page Putnam Miller, Aaron Marrs, and Kevin Allen
Published by the American Historical Association, The National Council for Public History, and the Public History Program, University of South Carolina. Printed version, © 2002.

Employment Opportunities

American Historical Association

Texas Association of Community Colleges

Chronicle of Higher Education

New Mexico Association of Community Colleges

The American Association of Museums

The American Association for State and Local History

Society of American Archivists

State Jobs

National Council on Public History

Society for History in the Federal Government

Department of Labor



American Historical Association

Texas State Historical Association

Organization of American History

Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations

Immigration and Ethnic History Society

South Texas Historical Association

Western History Association


AHA Statement on Plagiarism


Have students forgotten how to write?

La Pietra Report

Undergraduate Scholarships

Chad Vanderford Memorial Scholarship

H. Warren Gardner Scholarship

Graduate Funding Opportunities


Scholarships for History graduate students are available through the History Department. Scholarships are limited and competitive. For more information contact Dr. Ana Martinez-Catsam.


A Graduate assistantship is available through the Graduate Studies Office. The Assistantship is competitive and requires nomination by the History Department. Interested students must meet with Dr. Martinez-Catsam to discuss the nomination process, restrictions, requirements, and obligations.

Helpful Links

Conrad Dunagan Library is the largest and most complete research library in the Permian Basin. There are computer workstations on the first floor, and the entire building has wireless capability (for enrolled UTPB students). The library offers access to a diverse collection of print, microform, media and electronic collections. The library is particularly rich in electronic journals, having well over 40,040 electronic journals available to faculty, students, and staff. In addition to the general circulating collection, there is an extensive archives and special collection which organizes local and university history, Texana collection of circulating materials donated by the late J. Conrad Dunagan, John Ben Shepperd collection and much more.

Distance Learning and Technical Links

Helpful Research Links for History Students