What Can I Do with an MHC Major in Art History?

Students with this major have completed internships and/or jobs at:

  • Mount Holyoke College Art Museum (as well as other college/university-affiliated museums.
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (as well as many museums throughout the U.S.)
  • The Collector’s Fund
  • Various Art Galleries (including the McKee Gallery, Richardson Clake Gallery, and more)
  • SAC Capital Advisors
  • Beth Israel Deaconess
  • Aptara Corp.
  • Glamour Magazine
  • Various public and private schools
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Washington Post Magazine

Great positions for students with this major:

  • Art Teacher
  • Museum Curator/Curatorial Assistant
  • Educator at a Museum
  • Collections Manager
  • Imaging Assistant
  • Web Specialist
  • Consultant
  • Art/Photo Studio manager/owner
  • Visual/Architectural Design Associate
  • Lawyer
  • Research Associate/Technician
  • Writer/Editor/Publisher
  • Marketing Assistant

Online Resources:

Career Resource Library:

Helpful Advisors:

  • Career Advisors and Peer Career Assistants at the CDC are here to help you find jobs and internships, improve your resume and cover letters, and access online and print resources. Contact the CDC for an appointment.
  • Alumnae who studied this major or are working in the industry can provide valuable guidance when considering career options, including internships, jobs, and graduate school. Find alums through the Alumnae Association Member Directory.
  • Your professors may be a resource for advice on career questions in their field of expertise.