Article Writer (Contract)

Multiple Countries - Contracted


Are you motivated by the mission to help today’s students find the right degree and career? Do you believe that unbiased information is key to keeping people from making decisions that will result in heavy student debt and going-nowhere careers? Do you want to reach millions of students that are trying to decide right this minute what they want to do with their lives? Well, we do too. Help us provide our students with high quality articles that will help them choose a path.

Here at, our quest is to write articles that help our users make smart, informed education and career decisions. Our articles are read by millions of students a month and refreshed every year to ensure their accuracy.

About Our Writers

Great, now on to the details: We’re looking for passionate freelance writers to write original content that will contribute to our library of education and career articles. Our ideal writer is great at conducting online research, committed to providing high quality, accurate information and cares about the state of today’s education and job market. In order to join our quest, you must answer these riddles (just kidding, but you do need to have the qualifications detailed below):

  • A bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
  • Experience writing and/or editing unique online content

Fantastic! In exchange for your services on this quest, we provide:

  • Reliable Payment: Timely, reliable payments twice a month
  • Flexibility: The ability to work a flexible schedule, from home, in your PJs at 3 a.m. if you choose
  • Support: Access to an incredibly supportive in-house team to answer your questions and lend a hand
  • Warm Fuzzies: The satisfaction of helping millions of students each month on their own quests, whether it’s learning about degree options, finding the perfect schools, or deciding if they want to change careers

Are you ready to help us on our mission? Fill out an application!

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Please rank these from what you feel is most important to least important.*
Which of the approaches below best describes your method of writing articles?* provides career- and education-focused articles on a variety of topics. To view some of these articles, please visit this page:

Our goal is to reach a broad audience and help them make better career and education decisions. Say you were given the article title, “Science Careers with Travel Opportunities”. What 5 jobs would you talk about in your article? Please provide a brief explanation as to why you chose these 5 careers.*
Using the website, please find the median salary and job growth statistics for the “Disc Jockey (DJ)” career. Please include a link to your source of information.*
For this question, let’s say you’re writing an article titled “Jobs for People Who Love Food.” Write 3-4 sentences about the job of a “Food Scientist,” including a job description and the education requirements.*