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Project-Based Content Writer - CSET

Writing/Content | Mountain View, CA | Contract

Job Description

Shmoop ( is a digital curriculum company that makes learning, teaching, and test prep materials that are - get this - smart and funWe are on the hunt for graduate students and professionals who know there is a better way to comprehend. Our current need is for a Project-Based Test Prep Writer for CSET.

Work with an exciting and growing company doing what you love. We are looking for writers who are passionate about their subject(s), are well-informed about current events and today's youth culture, and have a good sense of humor.


-Strong knowledge and skills in CSET test prep

-Experience taking the CSET

-Experience and comfort with writing for a non-academic audience, and potential/ability to write in a Shmoopy voice: fun, clear, and engaging.

-Excellent writing, editing, and verbal communication skills

-Passion for, and understanding of, high school and college history

-Recent or current Ph.D. with strong academic performance in undergraduate/graduate degree (or equivalent).  All majors welcome.

-Self-starting, flexible, and comfortable working independently


Flexible hours and location (work from home), paid per completed writing project.

Send us your wittiest cover letter and resume; we’ll be waiting with bated breath. If we like what we see, a topic-specific writing sample will be required.