Cool Job Alert: American Girl Is Hiring a Historian
The historical backstories that are central to each and every American Girl doll don’t come from nowhere; they're carefully crafted narratives that weave together real-life facts and events with pure imagination. And now, the company is hiring a new researcher to ensure that the next Addy or Felicity or Samantha has a historically precise story worthy of the American Girl name, as MarketWatch reports.
The company is looking for a researcher "to ensure accuracy and authenticity of American Girl characters" in books, toys, games, and anywhere else American Girls appear. Ideally, you’ll have written some historical fiction before, but you just need a degree in a history-related field and a few years of research experience in history and pop culture.
As a researcher, you’ll be responsible for catching any historical anomalies before they make their way into the books' world. Plus, you’ll get a sneak peak at any new dolls coming down the line.