There is no typical career path for a history graduate; only small numbers follow careers directly related to this subject. To generate ideas on what jobs or careers might suit you; use the Prospects web-based tool Prospects Planner. To explore career, further study and job options with a degree in history use the Prospects website which has an options with your subject section. History graduates are valued by a range of public and private sector employers.
History graduates are found in all sectors - museums and heritage, galleries, libraries, media and PR, law, education, civil service, armed services, accountancy, business and politics are just a few. Whilst this means there are many opportunities open to you, it also means you will need to be persistent and creative with your job search.
Nearly 22% of history graduates go on to further study in subjects such as teaching, housing policy, hospitality management, museum and heritage management and of course further research into history.