Department Chair

  • James C. Harrison
    Professor of History
    Kiernan Hall 228
    (518)783-2353
    harrison@siena.edu

Careers in History and Public History

Best place to start:  American Historical Association Careers for History Majors: http://www.historians.org/pubs/Free/careers/Index.htm

Next best place, has links to job listings:  American Historical Association Careers in Public History:  http://www.historians.org/governance/tfph/PublicHistoryEmployment.htm

For jobs in the National Park Service:  http://www.nps.gov/personnel/

American Library Association Education & Careers (includes link to job listings):  http://www.ala.org/ala/education/educationcareers.htm

Career information from Smithsonian Museum Studies page: http://museumstudies.si.edu/courses.html#careers
 • Careers for Students of History
• College Art Association Guidelines: Curriculum Vitae for Museum Professionals
• Museum Training for Anthropology Students
• ICOM Curricula Guidelines for Museum Professional Development
• The Learning Place: National Park Service Training and Development Programs
• So You Want to Be an Archivist
• Careers, Jobs, and Opportunities in Archeology
• Training for Entry-Level Museum Professionals
• Undergraduate Prerequesites for Admission into a Conservation Training Program
 
Employment Opportunities from from Smithsonian Museum Studies page: http://museumstudies.si.edu/courses.html#careers
 • American Zoo and Aquarium Association
• Association of Science and Technology Centers
• Aviso Employment Resources Online
• Canadian Museums Association
• College Art Association
• Dispatch and Dispatch--Online
• Global Museum
• Job Search.com
• Museum Employment Research.com
• Museum Jobs.com
• MuseumStuff.com
• National Council on Public History
• National Trust for Historic Preservation
• Society for American Archeology
• Society of American Archivists
University of Leicester Museum Studies Jobs Desk