Preserving careers involve the documentation, protection, restoration, display, storage, and retrieval of information, artifacts, or other items of historical interest.
Typical job titles for people who choose preserving career paths include:
- museum director/curator
- park ranger
Preserving careers are generally available in organizations whose specific mission is to provide historical records or in large organizations, such as universities, that have preservation as a part of their mission.
People who choose the preserving career path tend to select a specific major.
People in preserving careers need to be able to:
- focus on detail
- maintain reasonable objectivity
- link cause and effect