To help you decide which area to pursue you must do in-depth research into each area of specialization and/or industry you have an interest in.
Join the Career Centers COACH Program
The Occupational Outlook Handbook
Talk to people in the field, talk to your professors, write to and/or join one of the following associations:
American Historical Association 400 A Street SE, Washington, DC 20003 (202) 544 - 2422 www.theha.org
American Association of Museums 1225 I Street NW, Suite 200 Washington, DC 20005 (202) 289 - 9132
American Association for State & Local History, 530 Church Street, Suite 600 Nashville, TN 37219 (615) 255 - 2971 www.aaslh.org
For additional lists of Associations consult the Encyclopedia of Associations.