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We are characterized by diversity, inquisitiveness and openness. The Goethe-Institut is the cultural institute of the Federal Republic of Germany with a global reach. We promote knowledge of the German language abroad and foster international cultural cooperation. We convey a comprehensive and up-to-date picture of Germany and provide information on Germany’s cultural, social and political life.

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Examination Officer, part-time

Start date: October 01, 2021
This exciting examination administration opportunity with the Goethe-Institut Chicago is ideal for a motivated, independent, detail- and service-oriented individual who is enthusiastic about the German language. The selected candidate will possess a strong set of communication and administrative office skills, including demonstrated mastery of database usage and written communication.

GRÜNES DIPLOM ― Teach German at the Goethe-Institut

The Goethe-Institut USA is looking for motivated candidates who are interested in becoming certified as an instructor of German as a foreign language (DaF – Deutsch als Fremdsprache). The Goethe-Institut is offering a continuing education program for this certification. The Grünes Diplom is the worldwide standardized qualification for German instructors at Goethe-Institut locations abroad. For candidates who are not in the vicinity of a Goethe-Institut, we offer training to become an online tutor.

Internship

The Goethe-Institut Chicago offers students who have completed or are close to completing their degrees the opportunity to do an internship. Find information on our pages about requirements, the various fields of work and internship vacancies (information only available in German).