What can I do with a minor in medieval studies ?

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  • Archives Technician
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  • Higher Education
  • High School Teacher
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  • Libraries
  • Museums
Sample occupations
  • Learn the certification process for teaching K-12.
  • Acquire certification in additional subject areas for increased job possibilities.
  • Develop strong recommendations from faculty.
  • Study abroad or travel internationally.
  • Develop excellent speaking, writing, and research skills.
  • Seek campus leadership positions such as peer mentor, orientation leader, or resident assistant.

  • Art Galleries
  • Education
  • Historical Preservation
  • Archival Research

  • Museums
  • Historical homes
  • Art galleries
  • Libraries
  • National Archives and Records Administration
Sample occupations
  • Study abroad or travel internationally.
  • Visit museums around the country and world to gain exposure to art.
  • Acquire strong skills in research, fund-raising, speaking, writing, and an attention to detail.
  • Develop good interpersonal skills, including the ability to work well on teams.
  • Volunteer or intern in an art or historical museum.
Art Sales:
  • Appraisal
  • Antiques dealing
  • Art authentication
  • Public relations
  • Website management
  • Photography
  • Freelance
  • Art dealers
  • Galleries
  • Museums/Auction houses
  • Specialty stores
  • Interior design firms
Sample occupations
  • Study abroad or travel internationally.
  • Learn to communicate effectively with a diverse range of people.
  • Prepare to work independently and be self-motivated.
  • Obtain sales experience through internships or part-time jobs.
  • Consider learning a new language.
  • Develop proficiency with photo editing software.
  • Administration
  • Public relations
  • Development/Fundraising
  • Research
  • Volunteer coordination
  • Community education
  • History museums and historical sites
  • Historical associations and societies
  • Cultural heritage organizations
  • Research institutions
  • Libraries
  • Educational institutions
  • Nonprofit agencies
  • Special interest groups
Sample occupations
  • Gain experience through volunteering or internships.
  • Develop strong communication and research skills.
  • Learn how to write grants.
  • Research organizations’ values to find a good fit with yours.
  • Get involved in community service projects.
  • Learn how to motivate individuals and groups through on-campus leadership positions.
  • Performing
  • Directing
  • Behind the Scenes
  • Public or community programs
  • Various theaters
  • University theater groups
  • Touring companies
  • Industrial shows
  • Television/film studios
  • Video production companies
  • Freelance
Sample occupations
  • Seek formal training and experience in acting.
  • Develop leadership skills by participating in campus and community organizations.
  • Volunteer with directors in local theaters to become familiar with the environment.
  • Experience fundraising
  • Participate in acting workshops, courses, and seminars to get advice and experience.
  • Network with those in the field.
  • Develop a wide range of skills, such as singing, dancing, or acrobatics to be more versatile.
  • Gain related experience by working in a college radio or television station.
  • Prepare a professional resume that lists your experiences.
  • Be aware that more opportunities exist in large cities such as New York and Los Angeles.
  • Learn about the entertainment industry as a whole.
  • Participate in college performances
  • Scriptwriting
  • Playwriting
  • Screenwriting
  • Theaters
  • Television Stations
  • Video production companies
  • Freelance
Sample occupations
  • Pursue as much writing experience as possible. Write for the college newspaper, enter playwriting contests, etc.
  • Attend productions and shows. Read a variety of scripts to see how they are developed.
  • Gain experience as a freelance writer or editor.
  • Learn how to shoot film. Screenwriters typically “shoot script” in which a synopsis of a story.
  • Theatrical press agents publicize and promote theatrical productions by writing press releases and arranging press conferences and other media events.
  • Take courses in related areas such as public relations, advertising, and business to prepare for this field.

General information and strategies

  • Graduates may have to relocate to the larger markets of metropolitan areas where more opportunities exist.
  • Join art-related professional and student organizations.
  • Gain experience in fundraising and grant writing techniques.
  • Often research and nonprofit organizations must be funded in this manner.
  • Secure strong relationships and personal recommendations from professors, and become familiar with the specific entrance exam for graduate or professional schools.
  • Gain a deeper understanding of global cultures and histories.
  • Study abroad or travel internationally.
  • Visit museums around the country and world to gain exposure to art.
  • Volunteer or intern in an art or historical museum.
  • Gain experience as a freelance writer or editor.