Career Photo: Goethe-Institut/Loredana La Rocca

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

USA-Tour wanderbUS Project Managers (Language Department)

  • Full time positions (100%) = 2 x 40 hours/week
  • Start date February 1, 2019
  • Temporary position until November 15, 2019
  • Submission deadline November 9th, 2018

“Wiesn in a Box” Representatives

- The Tour Kick-off is at the beginning of October 2018 and will run for one full year
- Work Location: 100% Travel, Freelance
- Submission deadline September 10, 2018

Coordinator for the Goethe Pop Up Houston, Kansas City, Minneapolis, Seattle

  • Part-time position (50%) = 20 hours/week
  • Start date October 1, 2018 or as soon as possible
  • Temporary position until December 31, 2018
  • Submission deadline October 3rd, 2018


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.