Undergraduate Major Details
What Can I Do With This Major?
About this major
The History major is in the College of Letters and Science.
A great starting point when you are unsure what careers relate to your academic interests. Check out specific job titles, work places and links to related professional organizations:
The following are examples of locations where students in this major have completed internships in past years. If you're a student thinking about participating in an internship, this list is a great place to start your search.
|Alexander Hamilton Elementary|
|California Rural Legal Assistance Foundation|
|Center for American Progress|
|Davis Senior High School|
|Edison High School|
|Holmes Junior High School|
|Lane Cove National Park|
|Quarantine Station (Q Station)|
|Robert E. Willett Elementary School|
|UC Davis Cross Cultural Center|
|UC Davis Department of Chemistry|
|UC Davis Picnic Day|
|UCDMC Child Life|
|White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics|
Graduating Class Demographics
The following are self-reported data from the Internship and Career Center's First Destination Survey (FDS). The FDS provides a snapshot of what students in this major do directly following graduation. In some instances, the sample size is too small to report reliable results.
|Year||Graduating Class||Completed First Destination Survey||Response Rate|
Some graduates immediately enter the workforce, whereas others pursue further education. Some have different plans entirely. The table below details what students in this major typically do following graduation.
|Year||Employed*||Seeking Employment||Attending Graduate School||Other+|
|* Employment includes having any job, not just a full-time career-related position.
+ Other endeavors typically include traveling or family obligations.
Of those students from this major who enter the workforce, the table below lists their employer and job title. This list is not exhaustive, and is just meant to provide basic guidance to upcoming graduates looking to enter the workforce. Check out this diverse list of jobs, and then use it to start your own search.
|AmeriCorps||Emergency Services Assistance|
|Carney & Associates Publicity Specialists||Assistant Marketing Manager|
|CEO Global||Project Coordinator|
|DMG Mori Seiki||Quality Control|
|Holman Management Consulting, LLC||Research Analyst|
|Katz & Associates||Project Assistant|
|Mennonite Voluntary Service||Youth Program Assistant|
|Office of Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr.||Legislative Assistant|
|Ranch Capital||Office Manager and Marketing Assistant|
|Round Table||Sales Associate|
|Salazar & Cook, LLP||Legal Assistant/Paralegal|
|State of California||Office Manager|
|Stonesfair Property Management||Leasing Specialist|
|Sutter Davis Hospital||Patient Access Rep|
|Total Family Care Coalition||Community Relations Specialist|
|University of California, Davis||Analyst|
|Xerox Corp||Qa Tech|
Salary Summary Statistics
The table below presents the salary distribution for recent graduates who reported full-time employment in the FDS. Salaries vary widely by position type and geography. Thus, the numbers below are a rough guide to what graduates in this major can expect to make in a 'typical' entry-level position.
|Year||Mean||Median||Minimum||Maximum||25th Percentile||75th Percentile|