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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

Life along the Bosphorus | Erin Moffitt

September 28, 2018

  “Life can’t be all that bad, I’d think from time to time. Whatever happens, I can always take a long walk along the Bosphorus”.–…

Summer at a U.S. Embassy and The Hague | Augustin Gonzalez

September 28, 2018

This summer, I had the opportunity to intern in the Netherlands. I split my time working in the U.S. Embassy and an international law enforcement…

Summer at the Army Research Office | Dodger Eaton

September 28, 2018

The Army Research Office (ARO), located in Research Triangle Park, is the Army’s primary extramural research agency. Currently a subordinate to the Army Research Laboratory,…

Modernizing the Army for Future Fight | J.R. Caldwell

September 28, 2018

Google is unwilling to extend their contract on Project Maven beyond 2019, a program that provides artificial intelligence-based analysis of video and imagery from unmanned…

Summer at the Emergency Management Division for the City of Chesapeake, Virginia | Brian Orlowski

September 27, 2017

American citizens often confuse national security policy with defense policy. Unfortunately, the events in France, Belgium, San Bernardino, Orlando, Aurora, etc., show that a strong…

Forecasting the Navy’s Future | Rachel Micklas

September 27, 2017

This summer I took advantage of working in the private sector for my first time. I chose to intern with Deloitte and was placed on…

Summer in DC | Corinne (Cori) Hayes

September 27, 2017

If you google “interagency coordination,” you can probably find a Merriam-Webster definition and then pages of websites for a variety of U.S. federal institutions and…

Searching for Peace: My Time at the U.S. Institute of Peace | Michael Darden

September 27, 2017

  My summer in Washington, D.C. came at a volatile time not only domestically, but internationally as well. My time with United States Institute of…

Working in the Library | Adam Cucchiara

September 27, 2017

I’ll confess, before I came to Washington this summer I had never been inside the Library of Congress. I knew what the Library was and…

Working on Counter-Terrorism at the UNHQ

September 27, 2016

September 27, 2016 | Nihan Rafique This summer I interned at the Permanent Mission of Pakistan to the United Nations. Working under the Legal Counselor,…