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Everyone has their own preferred methods of learning – whether it be reading in silence, listening to fast-paced classical music, or seriously Googling with a TV show they’ve been watching a million times in the background.

Now a company is doing its own research and researching which TV shows inspire viewers to learn and help them retain information – and they are trying to pay people to watch them. Here you can find out what you know about the positions and how you can apply.

How to get paid to watch TV

EduBirdie, an online writing platform, is hiring 20 “smart watchers” to help them evaluate which TV shows are motivating people to learn and help them absorb new information.

Successful candidates each receive a one-month subscription to Netflix and Amazon Prime and must watch at least three episodes of 10 different shows: five they choose themselves and five are chosen by EduBirdie. Once they have completed each series, fill out a questionnaire and report how inspired and motivated they feel.

These shows can include, but are not limited to:

  • Strange things
  • Atypical
  • Sex / life
  • Ozark
  • Jungfrau River
  • manifest
  • The witcher
  • The Umbrella Academy
  • The crown
  • Flea pouch
  • Reversed
  • The subway
  • The young

Each smart watcher receives $ 1,000 for their services.

How to apply for the position

To apply for any of the paid television jobs you must be at least 21 years old and reside in the United States, Canada, Australia, the United Kingdom, Ireland or Singapore. According to the job descriptionIdeal candidates are:

  • Real students or students at heart. It doesn’t matter whether you are currently enrolled at university or are simply learning Spanish on your own. Show us that you are ready to learn new things and we will review your application.
  • Those who can’t imagine their life without Netflix and studying.
  • TV series and binge watching experts.
  • Those who cannot study without an episode as background music.

Apply, Fill out this form, or send an email to Use “Smart Watcher” as the theme and describe your background and why you think you are best suited for the position. Applications must be received by August 6th at 12 noon PST.

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