Historians conduct research into one or more phases or aspects of past human activity and interpret and document findings.
Duties May Include
Conducting research in field of specialization and publishing findings in scholarly journals or books;
Providing professional consultative services to government, industry and private individuals.
Many historians are university professors of history.
Examples of Titles
The National Occupational Classification (NOC) Code found next to the name of the career is a 4-digit code that classifies occupations by different skill types and skill levels.
The information on careers is adapted from Canadian Occupational Projection System, a project by Human Resources and Skills Development Canada, which uses annual data to analyze trends in labour.
© Canadian Occupational Projection System, Human Resources and Skills Development Canada, 2011.
© JobFutures, Labour Force Survey, 2006.
© National Occupational Classification, Human Resources Skills and Development Canada, 2006.
© Working in Canada, Labour Force Survey, 2009.