Tag Archives: jobs and careers

Jobs and Careers in History: Interview with Tim Grove – Part 2

In part two of this interview with Tim Grove, acting chief of education at the National Air and Space Museum, learn about misconceptions in the history profession, advice for those with history degrees, and his thoughts on digital history. In part one of this interview, which appeared on the blog yesterday, Grove spoke about the responsibilities of his current job, his background, and how he got into history. Article By: Jessica Pritchard

Jobs and Careers in History: Matt Wasniewski Interview – Part 2

In part two of this interview, Matt Wasniewski, historian in the U.S. House of Representatives, discusses his thoughts on the public’s view of history, advice for history students, and more. In part one he explained how he got into the history field and his current job, what his regular duties include, and more about his background. Article By: Jessica Pritchard

The 2009 Job Center: One Month Away

Less than a month from now, the 2009 AHA annual meeting will open in New York. Many people are wondering what the Job Center will be like this year with the economic slowdown and what seems like a fewer number of jobs being advertised... Article By: David Darlington, co-manager of the Job Center.

Executive Director Search Begins at the OAH

The Organization of American Historians has called for applications from qualified individuals who wish to be considered for the position of executive director of the 100-year-old organization, which is dedicated to the promotion of “excellence in the scholarship, teaching, and presentation of American history.” The screening of applications began on November 15, 2008, but the search will continue until the position is filled. The appointment will initially be made for a five-year term.
November 21, 2008

Interviewing at the Annual Meeting

Will you be conducting interviews at the annual meeting this January? Institutions that wish to interview candidates at the 2009 AHA Annual Meeting in official Job Center facilities will need to reserve space by Friday, November 14, 2008.
October 17, 2008