GSC Officer Nominations

Officer descriptions can be found here. Nominations may be submitted from now until the April 7 General Council Meeting, where the election will take place. A candidate can submit their CV and Statement to this site, any time before March 31. Current officers can take candidates out for a reimbursed lunch (on Zoom this year), and there will be a candidate Coffee Hour - watch out for a date announcement soon.


What do GSC Officers do?
  • Directly advocate for grad students on research, academic, housing and student life issues
  • Ensure grad students are represented on all Institute committees which discuss topics of interest to us
  • Bring other student groups into discussions with administrators about issues they’re working on
  • Ensure GSC funding is used equitably for student activities and the GSC is fiscally sound
  • Facilitate communication among grad students
Benefits of being a GSC Officer:
  • Regular access to many administrative offices at MIT (Chancellor, Deans, OGE, DSL, VP for Research, etc) to affect change
  • Leadership training and experience - great for your CV!
  • Free food for regular meetings
  • Free Officer jacket
  • And more!

For more information about election procedures and timeline,
please visit