German for Hire


German for Hire Goethe-Institut Washington

Would you like to offer your students a special treat?
Is your school located in the Washington, DC area?
Then invite one of Germany’s “Young Ambassadors” into your classroom!
A German exchange student or young professional living in the Washington, DC area will visit you and your students to discuss current events with your class in German. This gives your students the opportunity to put their German language skills into practice and experience German culture and a “real” German first hand.
The content can be tailored to the needs of your students according to age, German proficiency level, and interests of the class. Popular topics include music, sports, films, and life in Germany.
This is a free program. There are no costs for you or your school.

Make your textbooks come to life and plan your “German for Hire” experience now!

If you are interested in a "German for Hire" visit to your school, please fill out the application form.

Become a "Young Ambassador"

Are you interested in an intercultural exchange about Germany and the German language with American high school students?
Do you like working with children and teenagers?
Do you wonder what American students really think about Germany?
Then visit an American classroom and spend time with American students learning German!
Experience a day at an American school in the Washington, DC area as a “Young Ambassador” and find out for yourself in an intercultural dialogue what American students think about Germany and the German language.
The Goethe-Institut Washington will reimburse you for your travel costs.
How does the program work?

  1. Fill out the "Young Ambassador" application form
  2. We will get in touch with you and add you to our contact list
  3. Once we receive a request for a visit from a school in your area, we will contact you to discuss the next steps
  4. Visit the American school
  5. Tell us about your experience and receive a volunteer certficate for your efforts