Washington D.C. – Monday, June 13, 2016 - U.S. Senator Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) today announced that Carter Vance, son of Gibson Vance and Karen Pittman of Montgomery, Alabama, completed an internship in the Senator’s Washington office this summer.
While in Washington, Carter completed legislative research, conducted tours of the U.S. Capitol building, and attended hearings on various important issues.
“The Congressional Internship Program provides students with a truly unique opportunity,” said Senator Shelby. “The experience gained from first-hand involvement in our nation’s legislative process provides valuable insight into countless topics of study found in the classroom. I am certain that each of these students will go on to achieve great things.”
Carter is a rising sophomore at the University of Alabama where he is studying History and Political Science. While in college, Carter has been a writer for Mosaic, the University’s Honors College magazine.
Senator Shelby’s Congressional Internship Program is open to college students who exhibit an interest in government and public service.