102 Ways to Apply Career Training in Family History/Genealogy: How to Find a Job, Internship, or Create Your Own Business

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Here are 102+ ways to use training in family history and genealogy when applied to real-world careers in education, business, or government, including creative entrepreneurial start-ups.

With the future marriage of genealogy to smart cards, online databases, or similar authentication technology for family history, population registration (census), and library research, it may be easier to research family lines, not only by DNA matches through DNA testing for deep ancestry, but also with smart, electronic cards designed for electronic identity. It's also a way to track military records as another way to trace family history.

Careers and research may focus on various state libraries or historical associations. History and family studies are part of an interdisciplinary liberal arts program that emphasizes research and writing. Journalism courses help round out your ability to express in plain language the results of your reading, explorations, and interpretations.

Obtaining a degree or even taking one course or self-study in Family, Public, or Social History can lead to broad, interdisciplinary careers. Graduate work in library science, law, journalism, public history, or genetics counseling (with a double major in the life sciences and social work) also lead to careers in which an historical education may be used.

 

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Contents

The Future of Family History Research
How to Produce Family Newsletters to Stay Connected
Planning Old Maids Parties as a Business
What Can You Do With a Degree in Family History?
How to Teach Family History or Genealogy and Write a Course Syllabus
How to Open Your Own DNADriven Genealogy Interpreting Company
Preserving the Family History of Many Different Immigrant Groups
Latvia
Researching Assyrian Genealogy
How to Translate and Locate without Surnames
Armenian Genealogy
Greek Genealogy
Macedonia of the Ottoman Empire
Croatia Genealogy Research
Bulgaria
Hungary

Poland CHAPTER 10 Estonia
Sweden
Denmark
Norway
Iceland
Lithuania
Genealogy in the Balkans Eastern Europe the Middle East
Middle Eastern East European
Translating Names
Searching Several Areas Formerly Under the Ottoman Empire
DNADriven Genealogy and the Molecular Revolution
How to Be a Personal Historian or Documentarian 56 Week Course
Preparing Personal History Time Capsules for a Journey
Appendix A Genealogy Associations on the
Appendix B MultiEthnic Genealogy Web Sites on the
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Anne Hart is a popular independent journalist and author of 71+ books. She holds a graduate degree and is a member of the American Society of Journalists and Authors and Mensa.

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