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Career Paper: Historian

For my career project I choose Historian, which can be categorized as a History teacher or professor. History is the ideal career for me, due to the passion I have for it. As an individual I see myself as more open to working cooperatively, I find it difficult to work in solitude. Teaching is the perfect career for my personality; I value knowledge and consider myself an exemplary student. This career was one of the choices from my personality survey, It suits my style of working and the type of environment I most comfortable with. History is my favorite subject in school, so perhaps my passion in it can lead me to a prosperous career.

Historians and or History teachers have one common goal, to spread the knowledge of the past, and make people understand the importance of history and how it connects to our world and our life’s. History can range from teaching World History, European History, Art History , and any other study that involves the analysis of the past. The process of historical analysis involves investigation and analysis of controversial ideas, facts to create coherent narratives and theories that explain "what happened" and "why or how it happened". Modern historical analysis usually specifies on social sciences, including economics, sociology, politics, psychology, anthropology, philosophy and linguistics. There are some historians that are guides in museums, this takes great knowledge and memorable facts to appeal to the visitors. History teachers usually teach in classrooms, starting as young as 5th grade to Highschoool, and perhaps even college (If you meet the requirements). To become a history teacher/historian one most have at least a masters degree, although it doesn’t necessarily require “On The Job” training, you’re more likely to be accepted by the job if you do....
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