The website, which recently delved into more long-form journalism, is offering successful candidates a four-month fellowship program with a stipend of US$12,000 (A$15,700).
Writers will work with senior editorial staff, and receive training and experience that will equip them to thrive as freelance writers or in other media positions.
Writers will pitch, report and write stories, focusing on cultural reportage, personal essay writing and profile pieces. Ideal candidates for the program will have a proven desire to publish work that has an impact on cultural conversations.
Applicants from any country are welcome to apply but should be authorised to work in the United States.
Successful applicants will start work in these full-time positions in January 2016.
To apply, candidates must supply a resume, five writing examples, a statement of purpose addressing each of the outlined criteria and three references. For full details and more information click here.
Applications close on 1 October 2015.