Students who continue their study of the discipline of History after Cegep and acquire an undergraduate university degree in History have a wide range of career opportunities available to them. They can become teachers, work in museums or archives, or enter the fields of historic preservation, publishing or journalism. They can also find employment in libraries, the government or as researchers. History graduates are recognized as having excellent research and writing skills, which makes them desirable employees in almost any field. In addition, undergraduate studies in History are often used as a springboard for further study in areas as diverse as law, business and communications.
The following web sites provide valuable information on job prospects for historians and on how to carry out successful studies in History. Students will also find exhaustive lists of careers opened to History graduates: