History Associations

Why is this Important?

  • Professional Associations are where the industry of the major gather together
  • Many have student chapters you can join while in college
  • Many offer internships, scholarships, and opportunities in the major

History Student Associations


Archaeological Institute of America
The Archaeological Institute of America promotes a vivid and informed public interest in the cultures and civilizations of the past, supports archaeological research, fosters the sound professional practice of archaeology, advocates the preservation of the world's archaeological heritage, and represents the discipline in the wider world. Visit

Society of American Archivists
Founded in 1936, the Society of American Archivists is North America 's oldest and largest national archival professional association.... Visit

American Historical Association
The American Historical Association (AHA) was founded in 1884 and incorporated by Congress in 1889 to serve the broad field of history. It encompasses every historical period and geographical area and serves professional historians in all areas of employment Visit

American Anthropological Association
The primary professional society of anthropologists in the United States since its founding in 1902, is the world's largest professional organization of ... Visit

National Association of Government Archives & Records Administrators
The National Association of Government Archives and Records Administrators (NAGARA) is a professional non-profit association located in Washington, D.C. dedicated to the improvement of federal, state, and local government records and information management and the professional development of government records administrators and archivists. Visit

World History Association
Welcome to the World History Association website! Please see our Announcements ... Bulletin Please click here to see our World History Bulletin Archive ... Visit

Association of Records Managers and Administrators
ARMA International is a not-for-profit professional association and the authority on managing records and information paper and electronic. ARMA offers invaluable resources. Visit