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What can you do with a history degree? You may be surprised by the career opportunities available to you with your history degree. The more obvious career paths of our graduates would include graduate school, law school, teaching and work at museums, archives and historic sites. What may surprise you is the number of our graduates working in management positions in the public and private business sectors. History students learn to conceptualize complex problems, read critically, write persuasively, manage and analyze information, and conduct independent research –skills which prepare them for a wide variety of administrative and entrepreneurial careers.
The Chippewa Valley Museum has a new communications and outreach specialist — a Blugold with a long record of civic leadership in the community. Jeremy Gragert, a 2005 history graduate, brings his leadership skills to benefit a Chippewa Valley treasure.More about his experience
Growing up in Black River Falls, Brent Hensel, like many Wisconsin kids, followed the Green Bay Packers. But while his peers may have dreamed about playing for the green and gold, Blugold alumnus Hensel had different aspirations.Find out more
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