W&L History grads have developed outstanding careers in
--- public service, government and diplomacy,
--- teaching in fine primary or secondary schools, sometimes beginning by
serving in Teach for America, or pursuing a Master of Arts in Teaching,
--- history, museum curatorship, information management, higher education administration,
--- law, medicine,
--- business and finance, and
Career Services maintains extensive resources to help you with career choice, internships, networking with alumni, your own online album, job placement and graduate school.
They stress these two tips for History majors:
Developing a career as a professional historian?
Check The American Historical Association's publication Careers for Students of History which "discusses employment options in the classroom, museums, the publishing industry, archives, historic preservation, and government."
The AHA also publishes a webpage of links to employment advertisements and general information on Careers in Public History (careers as an historian outside of teaching.)