Winthrop University Center for Public Opinion & Policy Research


Employment Opportunities

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 a minimum of 12 hours per week doing on-site telephone interviewing.

Employment is contingent on a state background check.

Application Procedures- Winthrop Students

Winthrop University has a new process for hiring student employees.

If you are a Winthrop Student and are interested in working for the CPOPR, please click here to apply.

If you have any questions about the student hiring process, please contact Breonica Robinson at

Application Procedures- Non-Winthrop Students

If you are NOT a Winthrop Student, please click here to apply to be a caller in the CPOPR

If you have any questions about the non-student hiring process, please contact Leah McMillan at


If your application is received through the wrong system, it will not be processed.

Our new employees always begin work on the 1st or 16th of the month.