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Jul 29, 2013

How do you become a historian? I get asked that questions a lot. So today I'll answer it. We will look at 7 steps you can take to begin your journey through history. We'll also look at some of the jobs you can get as a historian. The list may surprise you. If you're a historian or a historian-in-the-making tell us what inspired you on your journey. Please send any comments, suggestions or topic ideas to You can also leave your comment on the voicemail line at +1 720.722.1066 If you are enjoying the podcast please considering leaving a rating on iTunes. Rate the Medieval Archives Podcast now! Listen to the episode now In this episode we discuss steps to become a historian like: Identifying your interest Finding your inspiration Research Publishing Papers History Jobs And more... Archive/Research sites: U.S. Library of Congress: U.S. National Archives: Internet Archive: UK National Archives: Historical Societies: American Historical Association: Organization of American Historians: Society of American Archivists: The Medieval Academy of America: Mid-America Medieval Association: The Medieval Association of the Pacific: The Rocky Mountain Medieval & Renaissance Association: I mentioned you can take classes from Universities like Berkeley, MIT, Carnegie Mellon, Harvard, Johns Hopkins and Notre Dame. To find those classes visit Another learning option is listening to lectures from some of the same Universities. To find the lectures visit Get your free audio book from at: Download the MP3 and listen to it on your favorite MP3 player. Subscribe to the feed so you do not miss a single episode. iTunes | Stitcher Radio | Download MP3 | RSS Feed The music was provided by Tim Rayburn. It is available at