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About Kasey Zronek

Kasey is a public historian. She served as Education Director at the Virginia Beach Surf & Rescue Museum from July 2016 - December 2018. She has a BA in History from Indiana University and an MA in Applied History from George Mason University.

How to Get the Most Out of Your Internship

Internships can be a great tool to set yourself up for a successful career. They’re a wonderful opportunity to “test drive” a career, gain professional skills, and grow your network.  Here are a few ways to use your time as an intern to your advantage - gleaned from my own numerous internships, as well as [...]

By |2018-07-12T13:36:13+00:00July 16th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

Intern Spotlight: Alura

Not all of our interns come from traditional museum backgrounds. Some of them don't even start out liking history. Alura was our Fall 2017 Content Creation Intern. Here's her story about how an internship with us changed her relationship with the past. "What is it like to be an intern in at [...]

By |2018-11-24T15:12:28+00:00July 8th, 2018|#GivingTuesday2018, Blog|0 Comments

Intern Takeover: Brianna

Our interns this summer are talented in so many ways. Brianna reflects on what brought her to the museum, and why she enjoys working here. Hi! I’m Brianna. This summer, I am the Graphic Design Intern for the Virginia Beach Surf & Rescue Museum. I’m originally from Charleston, South Carolina, but I’ve [...]

By |2018-11-24T15:12:39+00:00July 5th, 2018|#GivingTuesday2018, Blog|0 Comments

Intern Takeover: Tylar

Our internship program brings together individuals from a variety of fields. Here's Tylar, our summer Video Marketing Intern, talking a little bit about her role and why she chose to intern with us. Tylar graduated from Christopher Newport University this May. She is incredibly talented, and we look forward to [...]

By |2018-11-24T15:12:49+00:00July 1st, 2018|#GivingTuesday2018, Blog|0 Comments

Intern Takeover: Kristin

Increasingly, historians are looking to share their stories with wider audiences. Here's why Kristin, a history PhD student, chose to intern with us this summer. "Hi there! My name is Kristin and I am excited to be working as a Programs Intern this summer. I was born and raised in the Hampton [...]

By |2018-11-24T15:15:06+00:00June 29th, 2018|#GivingTuesday2018, Blog|0 Comments

Volunteer Spotlight: Cody

Since Summer 2017, the museum has offered a Teen Volunteer Program. Local high school students spend part of their summer helping visitors explore our galleries. Cody has been with us from the beginning. Here's what he has to say about his experience as part of the Virginia Beach Surf & Rescue Museum team. [...]

By |2018-06-25T18:06:11+00:00June 28th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

My Favorite Photograph

We have hundreds of images preserved in our archive, and even more scanned and saved in a digital format. They cover everything from the very early years of the beach (1870s), all the way through the 1980s. Featured subjects include beach residents, life-savers, and lifeguards. Of all the options, this one is my favorite. [...]

By |2018-06-26T22:03:38+00:00June 26th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

Intern Takeover: Raleigh

Our interns this summer are a group with diverse talents and passions. Here's a little bit about Raleigh and why she decided to intern with us. "Hi guys! My name is Raleigh and I am a Programs Intern at the Virginia Beach Surf & Rescue Museum. Now I’m not a traditional museum [...]

By |2018-11-24T15:15:08+00:00June 25th, 2018|#GivingTuesday2018, Blog|0 Comments

Intern Takeover: Camille

This summer, interns bring their expertise in graphic design, history, and videography to our museum team. Camille is an undergraduate anthropology student who has been with us since mid-May. These are her initial thoughts about her role as a Programs Intern. "Hello, my name is Camille. I am a Programs Intern for [...]

By |2018-11-24T15:15:11+00:00June 15th, 2018|#GivingTuesday2018, Blog|0 Comments

Intern Spotlight: Clarissa

Ever wonder what it's like to be a part of a small museum team? Clarissa got to find out as our Archival Intern during the Fall 2017 semester. Here's what she wanted to share about her experiences. "As an Archival Intern at the Virginia Beach Surf & Rescue Museum, I was able [...]

By |2018-11-24T15:17:49+00:00March 28th, 2018|#GivingTuesday2018, Blog|0 Comments

Intern Spotlight: Megan

Today, museums employ people in a variety of fields, from public history and museum studies to graphic design and communications. Megan joined our team as a Publishing Intern during the Fall 2017 semester. Here's what she had to say about her time with us. "I loved my time working as the Publishing [...]

By |2018-11-24T15:15:13+00:00April 11th, 2018|#GivingTuesday2018, Blog|0 Comments

Intern Spotlight: Heather

We’re delighted to help local college students learn about the museum field. We offer them the opportunity to make real contributions to the Virginia Beach Surf & Rescue Museum, and a chance to see what it’s really like to work in a small museum. Here’s what Heather, our Fall 2017 Education & Exhibits Intern, [...]

By |2018-11-24T15:15:15+00:00April 2nd, 2018|#GivingTuesday2018, Blog|0 Comments