‘History Opened Many Doors’: AHA History Graduates Survey Report 2022

“History ‘opened many doors’” reports on the careers of History graduates living in Australia, based on almost 800 responses to an online survey conducted by the Australian Historical Association in 2021.  Its major findings are that graduates of History degrees find work in a wide range of employment settings, including familiar roles in education and the public service but also in the GLAM sector, private companies and the professions.  The report uses the words of survey respondents to articulate how their transferable skills in research, critical thinking and analysis as well as their specific historical knowledge have made them valuable employees in a range of settings.  It will be useful to those embarking on their own careers, advisors of current and potential students and their families and prospective employers.

Read the full report here.