Winthrop University Center for Public Opinion & Policy Research


The Center for Public Opinion & Policy Research (CPOPR) is a full-service survey research and data analysis entity associated with Winthrop University, serving both public and private organizations. It offers survey consulting, research instrument construction, data collection, and data analysis.  The CPOPR employs a state-of-the-art Computer Aided Telephone Interviewing (CATI) system for telephone based surveys.  The CPOPR offers on-line and face-to-face survey research capabilities and conducts focus group analysis as needed by clients.

The Center for Public Opinion & Policy Research (CPOPR) is always taking applications from motivated folks who are interested in becoming telephone survey interviewers for one of our frequent Winthrop Polls or other surveys. Pay starts at $9.50 per hour. We ask that employees work 12 hours per week doing on-site telephone interviewing.

Employment is contingent on a state background check.

Please click here to apply to be a caller in the Center for Public Opinion & Policy Research. 

We respond to applications every other Friday.

You may e-mail the Assistant Director, Summersby Okey ( or Field Coordinator, Stephanie Chicas ( with any questions or concerns.