Major to Career: Medieval & Early Modern Studies

On this page you will find information about careers pursued by Medieval & Early Modern Studies majors, skills Medieval & Early Modern Studies majors develop and career-related Web sites relevant to the major. Visit the department page to learn more about the American Studies program


It is important to remember that your major does not determine what your career will be. With a liberal arts education, YOU, not your major, will determine your career path.

Example job titles of Dickinson alumni who majored in Medieval & Early Modern Studies include:

  • Account Executive
  • Associate Professor
  • Data Manager/Protocol Monitor
  • Development Associate

Career-Related Skills

American Association of Museums

American Historical Association

The American Philological Association

Chicago History Museum

Medieval Academy of America- list of grants, fellowships and scholarships

Metropolitan Museum of Art - career, internship and fellowship opportunities 

Modern Language Association

Museum Employment Resource Center

National Museum of American History

Norton Simon Museum

Organization of American Historians

Preserve Net Employment Opportunities

Swiss Association of Medieval and Early Modern English Studies (SAMEMES)

The Association for Living History, Farm, and Agricultural Museums (ALHFAM)

The Renaissance Society of America

For additional career resources and links, please visit the Job Search Web Link page.