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Current Openings

For immediate notifications on openings, check out our News & Updates page or Facebook page:

SGA Special Assistant

If you are looking to be involved, but do not want a Senate position, apply to be a Special Assistant!

  • Special Assistants work with one of several SGA committees.

  • Focus areas include: Academic Oversight, Outreach & Development, Ways and Means, Finance, Social Justice and Empowerment, Administrative Affairs, and Undergraduate Experience.

  • Special Assistants are non-voting members.

Open Senate Seats in Class of 2019, 2020, and 2021

  • Represent your class and make choices that have direct impacts on the student body.

  • If you are interested, please e-mail:

Here are some different ways you can get involved with our SGA:

Executive Branch

President/Vice President

  • Elections for President/Vice President occur in the Spring semester of the prior school year. Check out the SGA elections page for more info! (link)

Cabinet Positions

  • Cabinet members are appointed by the President & Vice President in the Spring semester of the previous school year through an application and interview process. If vacancies occur, any undergraduate can apply. 


  • Each Cabinet member may compile a team of undersecretaries to assist throughout the year. Undersecretaries may be given specific projects and tasks. Most Undersecretary appointments occur in the latter months of the summer prior to the school year. Open Undersecretary positions can be found on SGA’s website (link) and Facebook page (link).

Legislative Branch

Senate Elections

  • Undergraduates may run for Senate positions that represent their graduation year. Terms are 1 year. First Year Student elections occur in the Fall semester of every year. Sophomore, Junior, and Senior elections occur in the Spring semester of the prior school year. Check out the SGA elections page for more info! (link)

Senate Appointments

  • When a vacancy arises in the Senate, undergraduate students may apply through SGA’s Outreach and Development Committee (ODC). Open Senate seats can be found on SGA’s website (link) and Facebook page (link). If interested in applying for an open Senate seat, email

Special Assistants

  • Any undergraduate full time student at UMass can request to become a Special Assistant to one of our Legislative Committees (link to committee page). Special Assistant regularly attend their committee’s meetings, sit on Faculty Councils, and become a member of their committee. If interested, email

Judicial Branch and Other Opportunities

Associate Justices

  • The Judicial Branch of SGA is comprised of 7 Justices. The Chief Justice is appointed in the prior school year. All other justices are reviewed and appointed through an open application in the beginning of each school year. Openings will be posted on the SGA website and Facebook page. For more information or to apply, contact


Other Opportunities

-Conduct Advisors

-Office Staff

-Bike Share Assistants

-RSO Council Positions

-Student Businesses


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