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I want to have a government job, what do I major in at College?

More specifically I want to work either at the National Archives, the library of congress, or the smithsonian institute. Is there anything particular I have to major in at college?

Asked By: - 2/19/2013
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It depends upon the kind of work you want to do. A MS in Library Science sounds like something that might work, or a CS degree if you're more interested in the technical side of things.
Answered By: Rose D - 2/19/2013
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Look into the field known as Public History. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Public_history Keep in mind that there are VERY few jobs in this field, and even fewer that pay much money.
Answered By: rtfm - 2/19/2013
 
this is not the first time i heard of this congress librarian ting, alot of people want that job as in competition is tough and opportunities are very little not only must you get in a good college such as an ivy league but you must also be graded highly preferably in polysci and then you gotto be friends with somebody... More
Answered By: Wal - 2/19/2013
 
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