Get Involved with SG

Join Student Government!

Join the SG team and become one of the top student leaders on campus by running for office! We have 5 senator positions open for elections this fall and one RSO position.

To learn more about positions, elections dates, voting, and elections rules, visit sg.rit.edu/elections

Join the SG Marketing Team!

Student Government’s Marketing Team is hiring for the 2018-2019 school year! Here are the available positions:

Content and Social Media Strategist

You have a passion for tweeting, posting, and blogging. You have a quick wit and robust sense of humor. And you play nicely with others. If this describes you, you may make the perfect SG Social Media Manager!

Summary

The social media manager will manage SG’s social media pages and wordpress website and help SG reach out to the RIT community. They will be responsible for writing posts to inform the student body about SG events, services, and activities.

Responsibilities

  • Post daily about SG events, services, and activities
  • Write monthly newsletters

Required skills

  • Writing
  • Knowledge of Social Media sites (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, snapchat)
  • Knowledge of WordPress
  • Knowledge of Public Relations and Marketing

Graphic Designer

You have an eye for eye-catching design and a sense of style. You are remarkably creative. You get a kick out of sharing your work with others? And you play nicely with others. If this describes you, you may make the perfect SG Graphic Designer!

Summary

The graphic designer will help design items to promote SG and reach out to students about SG events, services, and activities. This includes posters, email inserts, banners, and other visual media as required.

Responsibilities

  • Create Promotional Items (posters, banners, email inserts, etc.)

Required skills

  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe InDesign

Additional Skills

It is preferred that applicants have additional skills in illustration/handlettering or photography. These skills do not require full time positions but we have need for them on occasion.

Photographer & Videographer

You have a passion for capturing the perfect photographic image. For you there is no greater calling than taking that one photo that is actually worth 1,000 words. You are an outstanding visual chronicler of everyday life. If this describes you, you may make the perfect SG Photographer & Videographer!

Summary

The photographer/videographer will take photographs and videos of SG events for social media posts as well as promotional materials. They are responsible for capturing images and videos of the highlights and memorable moments from SG events and sharing them with the University community through social media and promotional materials.

Responsibilities

  • Attend all SG Events
  • Take photographs of events for social media posts and promotional materials

Required skills

  • Knowledge of photography and camera usage
  • Photoshop

Join an SG Committee!

Committees are a great opportunity for any student to get involved in Student Government. You can join a committee of your choice, and work on issues you are passionate about. Any year level student can participate, and we encourage you to join a committee if you are interested in higher leadership roles in Student Government going forward! The time commitment for a committee member is an estimated 1-2 hours per week.

Student Government Committees include:

  • Academics & Co-ops
  • Housing & Dining
  • Facilities, Parking & Transportation
  • Student Affairs
  • Sustainability

OUR MISSION

To represent to the interests of the student body through the implementation of innovative programs, services, and initiatives that enrich student lives. We will be the primary source of advocacy for students from Rochester Institute of Technology and we will utilize our shared governance structure to voice student opinion and concern. RIT Student Government will be the forefront of change within the university.

Phone (585) 475-4043

Visit Us Campus Center, First Floor

Office Hours Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm