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

Project Director - Team Deutschlandjahr

The Goethe-Institut Washington, DC  and Team Deutschlandjahr is hiring a Project Director. The preferred starting date for this position is May 1st, this is a full time temporary position.

Project Manager - Team Deutschlandjahr

The Goethe-Institut Washington, DC  and Team Deutschlandjahr is hiring a Project Manager. The preferred starting date for this position is May 1st, this is a full time temporary position.

Communications Manager - Team Deutschlandjahr

The Goethe-Institut Washington, DC  and Team Deutschlandjahr is hiring a Communications Manager. The preferred starting date for this position is May 1st, this is a full time temporary position.

Internship

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.