High Fliers Research was established in 1994 as an independent market research company, specialising in student and graduate research. The company, in association with The Times, works with national and international employers, helping them understand the attitudes and aspirations of undergraduates and analysing the impact of their on-campus graduate recruitment programmes.
The company's main annual research programme is The UK Graduate Careers Survey, which is the largest and most authoritative survey of final year students conducted in the UK, reaching over 16,000 finalists across the UK's leading universities. The research is used to produce The Times Top 100 Graduate Employers, the popular hard-backed careers guide and website that is used by students across the UK.
High Fliers Research, in association with The Times, is currently recruiting a team of Interviewers to conduct a series of surveys, conducted for The Times Final Year Student Survey 2022. This paid, part-time position will be a great addition to your CV, and will provide invaluable first-hand marketing experience, whilst also developing key skill areas such as: communication, time management and organisation.
The Times Final Year Student Survey 2022 is an innovative annual study of students at 30 of the UK's top universities and aims to gain an insight into the current graduate market by finding out about finalist’s graduate job hunting experiences. The 2021 survey included responses from 19,863 interviews conducted at leading universities the country.
The role requires you to carry out a number of structured interviews with fellow final year students from your university. Interviews take part over a 10-day period at the start of February, known as The Live Survey Period. Your role will involve recruiting and interviewing 25 final year students over of the 10 days. Each interview session will take approximately 20 minutes, and can be conducted individually or in groups of up to eight. You can choose whether to conduct your interviews in-person by meeting on campus or using Zoom, Skype or a similar video-conferencing platform. All materials and resources will be provided during a one-hour training session, which will be held before you begin your interviews. Your University Manager will be in touch regularly to help you meet your target by the end of the period.
You will be paid per survey you carry out. As an additional incentive, your overall pay will double upon reaching your target. You will also receive a full professional reference for your time as Interviewer.
Applicants must studying undergraduate degree at one of the universities listed below:
Please note, this role requires interviews to be conducted with your network of final-year undergraduate students only. Therefore, it is essential that penultimate and first year applicants have a strong network of final year contacts.
If you are interested in the role of Interviewer, please apply using the online form. If you have any questions about the role, please email email@example.com.
Please note, we have no set deadline; applications are processed as they are received and are closed once we have found a suitable candidate at each individual university. Please start your application as soon as possible to avoid missing out.