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Emily Surman

Emily Surman is an undergraduate junior at the American University in Washington, D.C. She studies history and secondary education in the university’s College of Arts and Sciences. To contact, please email

Recent Posts by Emily Surman

A perspective on the educational value of museum internships

One of the things I love most about museums is the way they make history come alive—that’s why I applied to be an intern at the National Museum of American History. I wanted to experience …

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