Career Opportunities

Join Hawai'i's oldest market research and consulting company.

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With over 60 years of experience, SMS Hawai'i has been a trusted source of market research and insights for businesses, governments, and nonprofits in Hawaii. Our team of dedicated and inquisitive professionals is committed to helping clients confidently carry out market research and make informed decisions.

We're always looking to hear from good people to join our 'ohana.

As the demand for better information and intelligence continually grows, we always have open roles for part-time and full-time positions at our Honolulu office.

We welcome you to fill out the form below to apply to any of our available openings.

Mahalo for your interest in joining us at SMS Hawai'i.

Explore Roles:

Full-time Positions

There's life at work and life outside of work. We want everyone to be healthy and have the financial resources and support they need.

SMS Hawai'i offers competitive salaries and an outstanding benefits package including downtown parking or transit reimbursement, 100% premium-free medical and dental coverage for individuals, and reimbursement to O'ahu fitness centers.

Current Full-Time Openings:

None at this time. Please check back soon. Mahalo.

Part-time Positions

As a market research company, we are continuously speaking to the people of Hawai'i and other Pacific Island nations, and asking for their opinions on important issues in their communities.

Current Part-Time Openings:

Telephone Interviewers - SMS Hawai’i is seeking to immediately hire several qualified interviewers to work in our call center located at Bishop Square. Starting pay is between $14.00 to $16.50 hourly. Call Center professionals will contact local residents and ask for their opinions on the top issues of today. We do not sell anything. SMS Hawai’i offers flexible scheduling. No experience is necessary and we'll provide paid training. Call or email to set up an appointment. Please include a call-back phone number when replying via email or voicemail.

Paid University-Level Internships

At SMS Hawai'i, we look for university students or new grads ready to dive in and learn, be a part of our team, and have an immediate impact on the millions of lives our research touches.

As a new grad, you will be trusted with diverse, critical projects, and you'll be empowered to help build infrastructure, analyze and visualize data, and share your insight.

SMS Hawai'i recruits paid university interns - community college students, undergraduates, and graduates - during each calendar year to work either in the research or consulting divisions of the company. We aim to provide an environment that infuses rigor, discipline, and reliability into our work and services.

Interns must be 18 years of age, be a U.S. citizen or hold applicable visas, and be fluent in the English language. SMS Hawai'i does not provide any housing. Internships require a minimum of 20 hours per week of work for at least 3 months. Full-time internships are also available.

Thank you to everyone who applied for our summer internship positions. We have now filled all available positions. Please keep an eye out for our fall internship announcement, which will be posted in mid-summer. Mahalo!

Current Openings

There are no positions currently open. If you want to submit your resume for future openings please send them to [email protected].

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