Open Positions

Part of our mission is to provide engaging, practical experiences for students at Florida State. The work that our team does is hands-on and substantive, and is tailored to different interests and experience levels with Student Government. Our promise is that students will leave Torchlight with new skills and gainful experiences.

These position descriptions were made by closely matching real-world job descriptions.

SGA experience for each role:



Policy Analyst

Objectively evaluate SGA's effectiveness of policies


Investigate claims and produce fact-based background on issues


Director of Legislative Affairs

Maintain the Legislative Database and manage Fellows and Analysts

Legislative Fellow

Advanced position

Produce evidence-based analysis about legislation

Legislative Analyst

Produce policy briefs for proposed legislation

Legislative Database Editor

Maintain the Legislation Database with bill progress and voting records


Director of Research

Run the research operations and manage Fellows and Assistants

Research Fellow

Writing sample required

Author an original research report

Research Assistant

Help Research Fellows conduct their duties


Resident Senator

Open to sitting Senators only

As a sitting Senator, provide first-hand accounts of legislative actions

Industrial/Organizational Psychology Specialist

PSY4930 or substitute required

Apply I/O psychology practices to a working environment


Apprentice Webmaster

Maintain the website and back-end database