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Public History

If you are interested in public history, you could look at the website of the National Council on Public History (NCPH), which claims to advance "the field of public history, promoting professionalism among history practitioners and encouraging their engagement with the public." Public History includes a number of professions and job descriptions, such as:

  • Museum curator
  • Director of Museums
  • Public parks research, restoration, and maintenance
  • Site researcher
  • Legal advocacy for public lands/battlefield preservation
  • Public Policy Advocate for Controlling Sprawl onto Public Lands
  • Sierra Club
  • League of Conservation Voters
  • Military Base Buildings and Weapons Preservation
  • Festival/Events Coordination (Tall ships, etc.)
  • Re-enactment Website development (for various historical periods)
  • Interactive online “virtual history” development
  • Consultant for Historical Film Projects



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