The E. Fleming Mason Memorial Internship Program was created to provide deserving undergraduates with the desire to become better educated and informed on both the public and private sectors of our national government. In addition, this program will give undergraduates the opportunity to gain professional work experience while living in the Washington, D.C. area. The E. Fleming Mason Memorial Internship Program provides a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to any interested Kappa Alpha Order undergraduate. The internship, living and working in Washington, D.C., and interacting with other interns from across the country, provides an everlasting experience. Click HERE to read more about the E. Fleming Mason Memorial Internship Program.
Grant M. Barnsback (Alpha Zeta–William & Mary ’16)
Grant is a Junior from Annandale, Virginia, and is currently double majoring in Public Policy and Environmental Science with a focus in Policy. This past year Grant was inducted into the Political Science Honor Society, Pi Sigma Alpha, and is in the top third of his class in school. Within his chapter Grant has served at Number I and Number V. Grant has attended multiple Province Councils as well as the 77th Convention in St. Louis. Outside of KA Grant is the Vice President of the College Libertarians. After college, he intends to either attend graduate school at George Mason University for Public Policy or work on Capitol Hill. Ultimately, he wants to become an environmental lobbyist and run for public office at some point. Grant will be interning with Convergence Media this summer.
Jordan W. Green (Beta Xi–Oklahoma State ’16)
Meyers & Associates and Congressman Richard Hudson (NC-8)
Jordan is a Junior at Oklahoma State University, studying Animal Science and also Pre-Vet. Jordan is from the top of Texas in a little town called Pampa. Jordan served his chapter as Number I and is currently the Number IX. Jordan has been awarded the Out of State Achievement Scholarship for the past three years as well as a few initiations into various collegiate achievement honors organizations. After college, he plans on getting his Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine and my Equine chiropractic license in order to work for a Veterinary Clinic in the Dallas area. Jordan has a passion for the ethical treatment of animals and the preservation of agricultural practices in the US. Jordan will be interning with Meyers & Associates and Congressman Richard Hudson this summer.
Ryan J. Hughes (Alpha Theta–Transylvania ’16)
Wilkinson Baker Knauer LLP
Ryan is from Bowling Green, KY and is currently a junior at Transylvania University where he is an Economics and Finance double major. Ryan has been placed on the Dean’s list twice and is also a member of the economics honorary fraternity, Omicron Delta Epsilon. Ryan serves as a hearing officer for the Student Judicial Board presiding over student conduct cases on campus. Ryan has served his chapter as the pledge class president, Number III, and is now currently serving as the Number I. After college Ryan plans to work in economic consulting or finance for a few years and then would like to go back to grad school and either get an MBA or law degree or possibly a dual degree. Ryan will be interning with Wilkinson Baker Knauer LLP this summer.
Hayden M. Shelton (Beta Delta–Georgetown ’17)
Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee
Hayden is from Louisville Kentucky. Hayden is a Junior majoring in Mathematics and Engineering Arts with a minor in Business. At Georgetown, Hayden is a member of the Christian Scholars Program, Oxford Honors Program, and the Math and Science Club. Hayden has served his chapter as Number IX and the Number III. After his time at Georgetown, Hayden plans to attend the University of Louisville or the University of Kentucky to complete his engineering degree and ultimately become a Civil engineer. As for his life goals, he plans to enjoy the work that he does and make the world a better place by using engineering techniques that are better for the planet. Hayden will be interning on Capitol Hill for the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee this summer.