• History and Political Science Career Pathways

    At Worcester State, we partner with a number of local historical organizations that provide internships to allow you to apply your classroom training and study. These challenging real-world opportunities will help you sharpen your skills and gain valuable professional experience and contacts.

    Sample Internship Sites

    • Marlborough District Court
    • Old Sturbridge Village
    • Trial Court Records Center
    • Uxbridge District Court
    • Worcester County Law Library
    • Worcester Historical Museum
    • Worcester Police Department

    In addition to these regional opportunities, our students also have been accepted to The Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars, a prestigious nonprofit organization that provides select students with challenging opportunities to work and learn in Washington, D.C. for academic credit.

    Whether you choose to enter graduate school or the workforce after graduation, you will have the critical thinking, analytical, and writing skills you need to succeed. Many of our graduates pursue careers in business, communications, education, government, law, museums, and public history while others proceed to advanced study in history.

    Sample Careers

    • Journalist
    • Human rights advocate
    • Lawyer
    • Museum curator
    • National park historian
    • Researcher
    • Teacher