Alumni Profiles

What do you do with a degree in History & Literature?

Browse our alumni profiles by career path to hear the answer from History & Literature graduates in their own words. 

In addition to attending top graduate and professional schools, History & Literature alumni get great jobs. Data from Harvard's Office of Alumni Affairs show that our graduates successfully pursue a wide variety of career paths.

The chart below shows the top career paths of our graduates since 1937. These percentages have changed only slightly over the years, demonstrating the timeless value of a degree in History & Literature.