Conducting Research Interviews in Supermarkets

The MIT’s Center for Transportation and Logistics is seeking motivated students to conduct tablet-aided interviews in two partner supermarkets around Boston to investigate consumers purchase decision for eco-friendly household goods.

What: You have the chance to become part of an interesting research project and conduct tablet-aided interviews withsupermarket customers about sustainable shopping behavior. Interviews will happen in 3-4h sessions during the week and/or on the weekend. Training for the interview  as well as an introduction to the research project will be provided.

Duration: Depending on your availability up to 20 hours per week over two to three weeks starting mid-November.

Requirements: You must have completed or be willing to complete the COUHES Human Subject Training, have high communication skills and be confident to approach and interview supermarket customers. Fluency in English is mandatory, knowledge of Mandarin is an asset.

Payment: You will receive $12/hour for the interviews plus compensation for transportation time.

If you are interested, please apply to Jonas Lehmann via email at lehmannj@mit.edu. Email submissions should include reasons why you are a good fit, your availability at the second half of November/beginning of December and a short resume. Review of applications will commence immediately.