Apply now for the 2021-22 SAFE Energy Security Fellows Program


SAFE is now accepting applications for the 2021-2022 Energy Security Fellows Program. We encourage you to apply and share with qualified candidates.

The SAFE Fellows Program provides the next generation of energy and national security professionals with access to high-level programming and networking opportunities designed to connect individuals who are passionate about advancing a national conversation on the future of American energy security.

We look for candidates who are professionally connected to energy security, have excellent analytical skills, and have demonstrated professional leadership in matters pertaining to energy, transportation, foreign policy, or national security.

The SAFE Fellows Program has traditionally consisted of a series of monthly, Washington, D.C.-based dinner discussions on energy security policy, approaching the topic through the lens of economic and national security. During the pandemic, however, SAFE has moved to host these online and will continue to do so as needed. Depending on restrictions and circumstances, SAFE may consider holding in-person dinner events when conditions allow.

These intimate, off-the-record events take the form of roundtable discussions, side-by-side with VIP guests, including:

  • Members of SAFE’s Energy Security Leadership Council, co-chaired by General James T. Conway (Ret.), 34th Commandant of the U.S. Marine Corps and Adam Goldstein, Global Chair, Cruise Lines International Association.
  • Current and former members of Congress, ambassadors, and other key public officials.

Fellows will also be asked to submit one article or piece to be published in The Fuse. The Energy Security Fellows Program is a one-year program, and upon completion, participants will be invited to participate in alumni programming, including invitations to private briefings, events, and other opportunities. Click here to view the members of the 2020-21 Class.

How to apply

Eligibility Requirements:

  • A minimum of five years of energy or national security experience working in government, industry, think tanks, media, or academia.
  • Demonstrated interest and experience in energy or national security.

The deadline to apply is Friday, October 15. Qualified candidates are asked to submit the following to fellows@secureenergy.org:

  • A one-page cover letter outlining the candidate’s interest in the program.
  • A resume including work history and educational background.
  • A letter of nomination written by an experienced energy or national security professional (can be waived if referred).

To learn more about Securing America’s Future Energy, please visit us at www.secureenergy.org.