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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

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,…

National Security Meets Consulting

September 27, 2016

September 27, 2016 | Elma Hajric Over the summer, I worked at Booz Allen Hamilton as part of the 2016 Summer Games. Primarily, I worked…

The Global Engagement Center

August 5, 2016

August 5, 2016 | Mike Williams I spent this summer working in the newly established, Global Engagement Center (GEC – “The Center”) housed at the…

But isn’t Diplomacy the Opposite of National Defense?

July 19, 2016

July 19, 2016 | Amy Bowen Before embarking on my summer internship, I received a few puzzled looks. “Why are you interning at the State…

The Cost of Managing Money

September 10, 2015

September 10, 2015 | Patrick Nevins How much does the Department of Defense (DoD) spend on financial management? That’s probably not a question that many