Please visit the Department of History for more information about this major/concentration at Princeton University.

Post-Graduate Plans of Recent History Majors

Full-Time Employment

  • Direct Response Representative – Advent Software Inc., New York, NY
  • Office Production Assistant – Blind Decker Productions, Hollywood, CA
  • Account Manager – Changing Our World, Inc., New York, NY
  • Sales Leadership Associate – Coca-Cola, Monmouth Junction, NJ
  • Associate – Eaton Vance Corporation, Boston, MA
  • Strategic Consultant – World's Epsilon Enterprises, New York, NY
  • Research Analyst – GfK Knowledge Networks, New York, NY
  • Clinical Research Coordinator – Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
  • Legal Assistant - Sanford Wittels & Heisler LLP, Washington, DC
  • Teacher – Teach For America, Brooklyn, NY

1-2 Year Post-Grad Options

  • Public Policy Fellow – Cuyahoga County Government, Cleveland, OH
  • Au Pair – Go Au Pair, Brussels, Belgium
  • Research Assistant – Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY
  • Policy Associate (Princeton Project 55) - Campaign for Educational Equity, New York, NY
  • Court Representative (Princeton Project 55) - Center for Alternative Sentencing, New York, NY
  • Program Assistant (Princeton Project 55) - Free Spirit Media, Chicago, IL
  • Intern (Princeton Project 55) - Monmouth Family Health Center, Long Branch, NJ
  • Grant Writer – American Indian Center of Chicago, Chicago, IL
  • English Teacher – Princeton in Asia: Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia

Graduate and Professional School

  • M.A., East Asian Studies – Columbia University, New York, NY
  • M.A., Museum Anthropology – Columbia University, New York, NY
  • J.D. – Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, DC
  • Ph.D., History – Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
  • J.D. – New York University Law School, New York, NY
  • M.P.H., Emergency Disaster Management – Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
  • D.V.M., Veterinary Medicine – Tufts University, Medford, MA
  • M.Phil., International Relations – University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
  • J.D. – University of Pennsylvania Law School, Philadelphia, PA
  • M.A., Urban Planning – University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

Internships of Recent History Majors

  • Intern in Scientific Affairs – Association of American Medical Colleges, Washington, DC
  • Case Worker – Centurion Ministries Inc., Princeton, NJ
  • Promotions Intern – Cumulus Media, New York, NY
  • Attorney Recruiting & Professional Development Intern – Dickstein Shapiro LLP, Washington, DC
  • Assistant Instructor, The Tech Museum – Galileo Learning, San Jose, CA
  • Intern - Hachette Book Group, New York, NY
  • History Intern – Institute for Southern Jewish Life, Jackson, MS
  • Research Assistant – The Kantor Institute, Cambridge, MA
  • Program Intern – Legacies of War, Washington, DC
  • Intern, Hispanic Division – Library of Congress, Washington, DC
  • Summer Intern, Trial Division – Manhattan District Attorney's Office, New York, NY
  • Project Assistant, Legal Services – Sidley Austin LLP, Washington, DC
  • Oscar S. Straus II Fellow, Court Advocacy Services – The Osborne Association, Brooklyn, NY
  • Intern – U.S. Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Pembroke Pines, FL
  • Intern – Institute for Disarmament Research – United Nations, Geneva, Switzerland

Resources and Information Online

Professional Associations

A professional association is an organization of people who have similar career interests. These membership-based organizations often offer a reduced rate for students that allow access to the many resources they provide. Often professional association websites offer job/internship databases as well as opportunities to find mentors or other contacts.