Founder of the Cambridge Existential Risks Initiative (https://www.camxrisk.org)
Engineering undergraduate at Trinity College, University of Cambridge.
If you are planning to work on a project with multiple people (this could be something like running an intro fellowship, or starting a x-risk initiative at your university), you should probably spend at least 5% of your time on finding your top level goal and thinking about any risks associated with your project, i.e., writing a meta strategy document. I did this when I founded CERI, and it's been one of the most useful documents which we still use for strategy meetings etc.
This is actually something we considered at CERI, especially because of the prestigious finance internships which many people apply to in autumn. Unfortunately, the timelines did not work out for this year as we needed more time to:
We may consider multiple rounds of recruitment for next year's SRF, depending on our impact evaluation of this summer and other factors.