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Kristin Carlucci Weed and Joshua Weed gathering with Carlucci Fellows at Sanford School
Kristin Carlucci Weed and Joshua Weed gathering with Carlucci Fellows at Sanford School

2022 Fellows

The Marcia and Frank Carlucci Charitable Foundation generously supports internships for graduate students at the Duke Sanford School of Public Policy who are pursuing careers in national security.

Carlucci Fellows

Meet the Carlucci Fellows who are reinventing the future of security studies.

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The Carlucci Family

A letter to the fellows from Mr. Carlucci's daughter, Kristin Carlucci Weed.

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Internship Blogs

Read about the internships Carlucci Fellows complete over the summer.

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Recent Posts

Valens Global | Ben Dratch

September 28, 2022

This summer it was my privilege to work with Valens Global as an assistant wargaming analyst. Valens Global develops and facilitates simulations that are conducted…

Foundation for Defense of Democracies’ Center on Military and Political Power | Sara Downing

September 28, 2022

I spent my summer as a Visiting Military Analyst at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies’ (FDD) Center on Military and Political Power (CMPP). Partnered…

U.S. State Department: Political-Military Bureau, Office of Weapons Removal and Abatement | Tate Russack

September 28, 2022

Tate Russack interned in the Office of Weapons Removal and Abatement (WRA) as a policy and technical advisor to demining and disarmament project managers, as…

Family Health International 360 | Blake Corbitt

January 20, 2022

Blake Corbitt interned underneath the Chief Financial Officer of Family Health International (FHI) 360 for my summer internship. Family Health International is a global non-profit…

NC State Laboratory for Analytic Sciences | Rob Mixon

January 14, 2022

Rob Mixon’s 2021 Summer internship developed from the Carlucci Fellowship network. James Settles (MPP ’21) connected him with North Carolina State’s Laboratory for Analytic Sciences…

Apple | Adam Schaffernoth

January 1, 2022

Adam Schaffernoth (MPP/MBA c/o 2023) interned with Apple during the summer of 2021 as part of his Technology Policy concentration. He supported the firm’s Strategic…

Lawfare | Chas Kissick

September 18, 2020

Congressional hearings, executive orders, federal indictments: this summer was full of technology policy movement of the sort that my first year at Duke Sanford School…

International Finance Corporation | James Horne

September 11, 2020

This past summer I interned with the International Finance Corporation (IFC) within the modeling team. My specific work focused on IFC Fragile and Conflict-Affected Situations…

U.S. Institute of Peace | Natasha Luther

September 11, 2020

My summer internship was at the United States Institute of Peace (USIP). I was a visiting research assistant on the Inclusive Peace Processes Team that…

North Carolina Human Trafficking Commission | Madelyne Huibregtse

September 9, 2020

I spent my summer interning at the North Carolina Human Trafficking Commission, under the supervision of the Executive Director Christine Long. Through this position, I…