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History, BA

Our Alumni

Our graduates use the history degree to work in many different areas, from top global companies, to nonprofits, to government agencies, to educational institutions. Many go on to attend graduate programs at top tier schools such as Columbia University, Notre Dame, Princeton University, and Stanford University.

Lawyer and Advocate

Alex Binsfeld, who majored in history and philosophy, works with members of their community who are in prisons or jails or detention centers, engaging in policy work at both the state and local levels. "This is my dream job. In five, 10 years, I hope I’m still right here, doing this work."

Alex Binsfeld

Employers

a partial list:

  • AirBnB
  • Alverno High School
  • Department of Defense
  • Department of State
  • Gamestop
  • Ginkgo Press
  • Hammer Museum UCLA
  • International Surfing Association
  • Katz Media Group
  • Library of Congress
  • LinkedIn
  • Major League Soccer
  • National Park Service
  • NewVoiceMedia
  • Nike
  • Oregon Historical Society
  • Pandora
  • Peace Corps
  • Public Library of Science
  • Sacred Heart Cathedral Preparatory
  • San Francisco Unified School District
  • Santa Rose Innercity Schools
  • Softagon Corporation
  • Teach For America
  • The Brookings Institution
  • Urban Assembly Music and Art High School