Thanks to our 2014 Summer Intern Class!

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Van Scoyoc Associates (VSA), and sister firm Capitol Decisions (CDI), would like to thank their 2014 summer intern class. “We were excited to have so many talented interns interested in learning about government and lobbying,” firm President, H. Stewart Van Scoyoc said. “I have always viewed Washington as a magnet for young people who want to make a difference, and this group further confirmed my belief.”

VSA and CDI interns assisted our professional staff and clients in a variety of ways, including attending Congressional hearings and briefings, researching policy issues, drafting reports and memorandum, and assisting with meeting and event coordination.

The VSA/CDI summer 2014 intern class included:

  • Ms. Emma Benjamin, from Las Vegas, Nevada, a rising junior attending American University, who is studying Communications. 
  • Mr. Christian Burton, from Virginia Beach, Virginia, a rising senior at the Virginia Military Institute, who is majoring in International Studies. 
  • Ms. Janie Faulkner, from Cary, North Carolina, who graduated from UNC at Chapel Hill this month with a double major in Political Science and Economics and a minor in History. 
  • Mr. Graham Hall, from Cullman, Alabama, a senior at the University of Alabama, who is majoring in History with a minor in Consumer Affairs.
  • Mr. Maxxamillion (Max) Hamm, from Indianapolis, Indiana, a rising senior at the Virginia Military Institute, who is double majoring in Spanish and International Studies. 
  • Mr. Randy Karlson, from Hudson, Massachusetts, a rising Junior at Washington and Lee University, majoring in American Politics with a minor in Mass Communications. 
  • Ms. Sara Leming, from Stafford, Vermont, a rising senior at Christopher Newport University, who is majoring in Political Science with a minor in Leaderhip.
  • Ms. Allison Montgomery, a rising senior at the University of Alabama, who is studying Biology.
  • Mr. Brandon Vasquez, from Alexandria, Virginia, a rising senior at Old Dominion University, who is majoring in International Studies.
  • Mr. Jonathan Velis, from Adelphi, Maryland, who will be a freshman at The Catholic University of America.  Jonathan has been an intern at VSA for three years as part of a work study program sponsored by Don Bosco Cristo Rey High School in Takoma Park, Maryland.