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It is never too early to consider what you are going to do upon graduation. Here is some advice, remember many liberal arts graduates end up in management because they can read, think, write, and deal with people. Remember: Preparing for and securing a job is the student's responsibility.
What can I do with a Degree in History?
When you earn your degree in History, you have marketable skills that a lot of employers want. Just within the past 5 years, Pittsburg State University History majors - BA and BSEd - have taken jobs in a variety of places such as secondary schools, community colleges, hospitals and other businesses, police and fire departments, the military, law offices, museums, archives, and the park service. Some of them have gone on to graduate school for history, law, and political science.
Social Work License Map - License Information, Careers, and Salaries By State. A very useful site developed by the University of Southern California's School of Social Work providing license requirements and other information for most states. http://socialworklicensemap.com
Social Work Job Bank http://www.socialworkjobbank.com/site/
How To Become A Social Worker http://howtobecome.com/how-to-become-a-social-worker-2/
Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board - Kansas social workers are licensed by the Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board. Students may apply for licensure during their practicum semester. Here is a link to the BSRB site: http://www.ksbsrb.org/socialworkers.htm
National Association of Social Workers (NASW) - NASW is the professional organization for social workers. Students may join at a reduced rate, and students purchase liability insurance through NASW during their practicum semester. http://www.socialworkers.org/To apply for membership click here: http://www.socialworkers.org/joinBenefits/student.asp
PSU Career Counseling Center
State Employee Search Websites
Federal Job Site
You can get a wealth of information from http://www.bls.gov/oco such as:
The Occupational Handbook that tells you: Training and Education Needed Earnings Expected Job Prospects What Workers Do on the Job Working Conditions
Data from the Occupational Employment Statistics http://www.bls.gov/oes gives you Wage and Employment Estimates for Over 800 Occupation Data broken down from national to state to local areas
Other Sites to Explore Career Possibilities