- Linfield College

Life After Linfield

One of the most frequently asked questions is "What can I do with a major in history?" Our typical response is that your success in finding a career in any major is far more dependent on your drive, character, and personality, as well as the communication skills you acquire in college than on your major. However, because this has been a concern for our students and their parents, we have listed below some of the careers that history majors and minors have entered upon graduation.

  • Business
  • Corporate executive with Merrill-Lynch
  • Real estate developer
  • Employee Educational Development Designer
  • Airlines Accountant
  • Corporate Lawyer
  • Insurance Administrator
  • Television Anchor
  • Newspaper Reporter
  • Government
  • Minority Counselor
  • Senior Archivist
  • Human Services Counselor
  • Governor's Staff Assistant
  • College Professor
  • High School Teacher
  • Academic Administrator
  • Admissions Director
  • Residence Hall Director
  • Librarian
  • Football Coach
  • Basketball Coach
  • High School Counselor
  • Law
  • Military