BourkePatrick Bourke, Program Officer, Career Readiness

Patrick Bourke earned his master’s in education with a focus in higher education and organizational change from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). While at UCLA, he worked as a research analyst at the Higher Education Research Institute, which is home to the nation's largest and oldest empirical study of higher education, involving data on some 1,900 institutions, more than 15 million students and more than 300,000 faculty. Previously, he was a senior trainer at The Posse Foundation, where he advocated for young leaders from urban public high schools who may have been previously overlooked by the traditional college admission process.

Mr. Bourke holds a BA in African-American studies and religion from Oberlin College.