Cooperstown Graduate program

Employment Outcomes

CGP faculty work with students to prepare for prosperous careers and have been very successful in getting professional jobs in the museum field.  With small classes, real-world experiences and job preparation our students get what they came for.

Below is a list of recent graduates of the Cooperstown Graduate Program and their current positions.

Ansel Lurio, Program Manager of the Jeanette and Paul Wagner Special Needs Program for Children with Physical Disabilities and Autism, Historic House Trust of New York City

Britney Schline, Collections Manager, Berkshire Museum, Pittsfield, MA

Drew Ulrich, Deputy Director & Curator, Erie County Historical Society, Erie, PA

Cara Bransom, Program Manager, Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, Summit

Matthew Cox, Exhibition Developer, Minnesota Children's Museum, St. Paul

Mary Olson, Current Science Project Manager, Pacific Science Center, Seattle, WA

Michele Blackmore, Curator of Exhibits, Missouri State Museum, Jefferson City, MO

Amy Drake, Curator of Special Projects, Southern Oregon Historical Society, Medford, OR
Mandy Kritzeck, Content & Media Specialist,The Corning Museum of Glass Corning, NY

Kelsey Mullen, Education Director, The Mount:  Edith Warton's Home, Lenox, MA
Virginia Reynolds, Curatorial Assistant, Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit

Andrew Royer, Marketing & Development Manager, New Art Center, Newtonville, MA

Audrey Wolfe, Development Officer, Massachusetts Historical Society, Boston
Geoffrey Woodcox, Assistant Curator of Collections, State Historical Society of North Dakota, Bismark

Jacob Barry, Corporate, Foundation & Government Relations Coordinator, Museum of Science, Boston, MA

Amanda Cohen, Program Assistant, Diller Teen Initiatives, Jewish Community Federation & Endowment Fund, San Francisco, CA

Olivia Cothren, Development Associate, Historic House Trust of New York City, New York, NY

Matthew Gross,Coordinator for the Visitor Services Division, National Air & Space Museum, Washington, DC 

Amy Hollister Zarlengo, Manager of Corporate & Foundation Relations, Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA

Tramia Jackson, Director of Education and Public Programs, Fredericksburg Area Museum & Cultural Center, Fredericksburg, VA

Elizabeth Nerland, Annual Fund Coordinator, Lincoln Park Zoo, Chicago, IL

Christine Stokes, Executive Director, Shasta Historical Society, Redding, CA

Catherine Bayles, Education Program Coordinator, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI

Ashley Bowden, Program Coordinator, Cool Culture, Brooklyn, NY

Emily Lang, Curator, Ohio Historical Society, Columbus

Ryan Leichenauer, Membership Manager, Association of Children's Museums, Arlington, VA

Abigail Wilson, Manager of On-Site Learning, National Baseball Hall of Fame & Museum, Cooperstown, NY 

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