Career

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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.

Job opportunities

Evening Front-Desk Associate

  • Hourly / Part Time Ø 24.5 h  (may vary)
  • Start date May 13, 2019
  • Submission deadline May 01, 2019

Project Manager - “Year of Germany” Project

  • Full time position (100%) = 40 hours/week
  • Start date as soon as possible
  • Temporary position until December 31, 2019

Program Associate, Year of Germany USA

  • Full or part time 
  • Start date flexible
  • Temporary until December 31, 2019

Instructor of German as a Foreign Language (German Language Courses and Exams)

  • Full time position (100%) = 40 hours/week
  • Start date April 1, 2019
  • Submission deadline is March 15, 2019

Internship Goethe-Institut Washington

The Goethe-Institut Washington 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.

Internship The Year of Germany Project

The Goethe-Institut Washington 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.

GRÜNES DIPLOM ― Teach German at the Goethe-Institut

In its efforts to expand its language course offerings, the Goethe-Institut USA is looking for college/university graduates who are interested in becoming certified as an instructor of German as a Foreign Language (DaF – Deutsch als Fremdsprache). The Goethe-Institut Washington is offering a continuing education program for this certification. The Grünes Diplom is the worldwide standardized certification for DaF instructors at Goethe-Institut locations abroad.