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Graduate School

Museum Studies graduates have experienced 100% placement in graduate school and have attended the following institutions:

Art History graduates have also experienced 100% placement in graduate school and have attended the following institutions:


Juniata students have the opportunity to take part in internships at museums around the country, and recent internships have been performed in the following locations:

Student Outcomes

Naomi Bean '11 is employed at the Shaw Galleries and at the Carnegie Science Center in Pittsburgh, Pa., two positions that are already providing useful experience related to her degree from Juniata.

Sara Bean '11 is employed as a marketing and communication specialist at Kish Bank in Huntingdon, Pa. Sara's work varies from graphic design to writing and even information technology.

Tristan Benson '12 Communication Design, completed a photography and graphic design internship at Fallingwater.

Carolina Blatt-Gross '97 is an assistant professor of art at Georgia Gwinnett College. After graduating from Juniata, she pursued her master's degree in art history from Savannah College of Art and Design and her doctorate from the University of Georgia.

Nicholas Brown '12 had one of his ceramic pieces, a tea bowl, accepted into a national juried exhibition, the Kansas City Clay Guild Tea Bowl National. Typically about 70 pieces are chosen from more than 300 entries, most of which come from professional artists.

Pamela Campanaro '09 is now employed as the assistant curator at Montserrat Galleries in Beverly, Mass. After graduating from Juniata, she completed her master’s degree at the San Francisco Art Institute.

Tim Carn '12 Anthropology and Museum Studies, will pursue a Master's degree in Applied Archaeology at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, beginning in the fall 2012 semester. Tim is currently completing an internship at the Antique Clock & Watch Museum.

Ariel Cooper '14 is pursuing a master's degree in art therapy at Marymount University.

Harris Dunlap '13 is employed as a photographer, capturing the Trans-Sylvania Mountain Bike Epic.

Cody Fulton '10 and a business partner recently created a new business called Save It! It’s a historic preservation and general contracting firm in southeastern Pennsylvania.

Isabelle Goelet '12 Art History/Museum Studies, is currently an intern at the Denver Art Museum.

Amelia Hewner '09 is employed as the Finance Coordinator at the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art. She credits her junior year internship in the budget and curatorial departments with Lowell National Historical Park in Lowell, Mass., as the secret to her success.

Stephen Horwath '12 is continuing his study of fine arts and literature in graduate school at Virginia Commonwealth University.

Alexandra Irrera '12 is working in an adjunct position as an assistant for the education resource center at the Museum of Fine Arts Houston.

Jerika Jordan '13 was awarded a summer Fulbright Fellowship.

Corryn Kosik '11 is currently enrolled in a master’s degree program in art history at Aberystwyth University in Aberystwyth, Wales.

Carrie Lawler '12 History/Museum Studies, is a curatorial intern with the National Park Service at the Eisenhower Historic Site in Gettysburg.

Jenn Moss '11 is currently pursuing her master's degree in art education.  While she studies, she is gaining teaching experience by teaching art at a private school.

Kirsten Olson '11 was accepted into the Master of Fine Arts program of the University of Alaska Fairbanks, with an emphasis in ceramics.

Elena Ostock '14 is interning at the Schwenkfelder Museum in Pennsburg, Pa., where she is photographing and cataloging their collection of paintings. She is also apprenticing with the Society of the Arts (SOTA), an organization associated with the Allentown Art Museum.

Kim Padula '13 is producing art for sale through Padula Designs, and beginning a new business, No One Alike, where she will produce unique works of art in fiber, clay, and wood.

Elena Popchock '13 is currently enrolled in a master’s degree program in museum studies at George Washington University in Washington, D.C.

Shannon Price Bailey '99 is employed as Vice-President of Exhibitions and Curatorial Affairs at the World Chess Hall of Fame in St. Louis, Missouri. Take a look at the grand opening in September of 2011 in this video featuring Shannon.

Erica Quinn '10 recently completed her Master of Fine Arts degree from the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York. Her current creative interests are photography, modern art history, and contemporary museum studies.

Sean Rainey '11 is employed as a Staff Accountant for Rex Energy in State College, Pa. He hopes to continue exploring and enjoying art in the future through travelling and seeing different artworks in person.

Emily (Fitzgerald) Schuchart '08 is Membership Coordinator at the Farnsworth Art Museum in Rockland, ME.

Elizabeth Snyder '09 is currently pursuing graduate study of Art History and Museum Studies at Case Western Reserve University with an assistantship. In the meantime, she is also interning at the Cleveland Museum of Art. She credits internships at JCMA and at the Musee des Beaux-Arts de Tourcoing in France as her best experiences thus far. Also: Karen Rosell, Jen Streb and Judy Maloney.

Erin Titter (Kirby) '00 is a consultant for StorageLogic of Maryland, a company which sells storage systems to museums.

Claire Wakefield '09 is a Curatorial Assistant in the Public Programming Department of the Antique Boat Museum in Clayton, NY. She credits an internship at the Development Department of the Albany Institute of History & Art and all of her museum studies courses from intro to practicum with helping her in applying for her current job.

Faculty Awards

Alexander McBride
Karen Rosell
Jennifer Streb
Bethany Benson