Find Experts in a specific sector to learn about jobs/internships and connect with alumni


  • Sanford School: Policy International Development, Politics, Advocacy, Campaigns
  • Gross Hall: Energy Sector Careers
  • Nicholas School: Paid Environmental Internships
  • John Hope Franklin Building: State Department Careers
  • Trent Hall: Global Health Careers
  • The Ruby: Careers in Advocacy through Film & Media
  • Career Center (Bryan Center): Internship Funding and Internship/Job Search Support


Sanford School of Public Policy

Jobs & Alumni in Policy, Advocacy and Politics
Sanford Embark Program (student-led initiative exploring jobs and engaging with alumni)
Contact:, Assistant Director of Internships & Program Coordinator for Embark

Financial Support for Internships
Public Policy majors who receive financial aid from Duke are eligible to apply for funding to support the internship that is required for the major.

Foreign Affairs
American Grand Strategies
Contact:, Program Manager, American Grand Strategies

Cyber Security
Duke Cyber Team (student run)
Contact: and

International Development
Contact:, Director of Global Careers, Sanford School

Political Engagement
Contact: Meg Bittle,, Senior Program Coordinator

Political Engagement, Arts Policy Internships and Research & Service with Community-Based Orgs
Hart Leadership Program
Contact:, Associate in Research, Hart Leadership Program

The Duke Career Center: Internship Funding and Internship/Job Search Support

More ideas and job/internship listings for Careers in Politics, Policy & Advocacy
Contact:, Assistant Director, Sanford Career Services

  • Go to her drop-in advising hours on Tuesdays from 9:30-11:30 am in Rubenstein Room 142!

Tips on Informational Interviews

Financial Support for Internships:

Trent Hall

Global Health Careers
Contact:, Asst. Director, Career Services, Duke Career Center

Gross Hall

Energy Sector Careers
Contact:, Assistant Director for Student & Alumni Engagement for the Energy Initiative

The Nicholas School of the Environment

Stanback Environmental Internships (PAID and open only to Duke Students)
Contact:, Stanback Staff

The Ruby

Careers in Advocacy through Film & Media

John Hope Franklin Center

State Department Careers


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