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Jun 16, 2015 ... I began my professional career in genealogy in 2002, doing client research and I have been employed at Ancestry since 2004. While at Ancestry, my role has evolved from historical record and content acquisition, indexing manager, community alliance manager and now corporate genealogist.


You can make a living working in Genealogy - start your career exploration here. Find out how to become a genealogist, pay info, and professional resources.


A few years ago whenever I was asked how I became a professional genealogist, my answer was quick, yet honest: "I put an advertisement in the Genealogical Helper and earned $400 the first year." Fifteen years later I am embarrassed that I began my career with such naiveté. Advertising research services and collecting  ...


Are You Ready to Become a Professional Genealogist? As you think about becoming a professional, please realize that it can be a career. As such it is continuing journey where you gain genealogical experience and learn how to run your personal business. Genealogical Skills: Begin by doing a self assessment. Here are ...


I now make a few dollars here and there writing articles on genealogy and managing this website (emphasis on very few dollars). I love writing about genealogy, sharing my knowledge and being part of this community. However, I would not consider it a career. Therefore, I don't think I am the best person to answer these ...


Do you love family history research and performing genealogy research? Explore genealogy careers at AncestryProGenealogists to help others find their past!


Hints and Tips - A Guide to Genealogy as a Career.


Mar 17, 2017 ... One of the questions I'm asked regularly is how one might prepare for a career in genetic genealogy. I can't really answer that question very effectively, because there is no official path or course of study for this career. My own entry point was through a strong science and computer background, although my ...


Attending national genealogical conferences such as those sponsored by the Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS), and the National Genealogical Society (NGS) will boost your career dramatically. The APG hosts an annual Professional Management Conference (PMC) to help build your professional skills.