CONSIDERING PUBLIC HISTORY?

Public history takes history out of a strictly academic setting, to engage the public and make history accessible. Read more about types of jobs in public history, how they differ from other history-related careers, and the types of training required to get into the field.

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Real Stories

Read personal stories from both young and experienced professionals about the challenges of building a career in an underfunded, yet competitive field. Should you volunteer? Get more education? Get a PhD?

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Internship Listings

Looking for your internship for degree credit? Need to post an internship or fellowship? Look no further.

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PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

AASLH professional development courses, workshops and certificates will deepen and broaden your skills, making you more effective at work and increasing your marketability if you are looking at new jobs.

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JOIN OUR NETWORK

This is the place where history professionals gather. AASLH is a national association serving the needs of history professionals and organizations in North America. For 75 years, we have served all-volunteer run museums, national historical institutions, and everyone in between. As a member of AASLH, you will get intimate access to the network of people, organizations, and resources that have gathered to form a powerful collective force for determining the future of state and local history in our communities, states, and in our nation.

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