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

Program Coordinator Pop Up Kansas City


The Goethe Pop Up Kansas City is a temporary branch of the Goethe-Institut. 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.

The Goethe Pop Up Kansas City ha­s an opening for a program coordinator: Full time position (100%) = 40 hours/week, in general 5 days per week (Monday – Friday), evening and weekend work necessary.

Office and Media Technician

The Goethe-Institut Washington, DC is hiring an Office and Media Technician. The preferred starting date for this positions is March 16th or earlier, this is a full time permanent position.

Program Associate in the language department - Wanderbus project 2020

The Goethe-Institut Washington, DC is hiring a program associate for the Wanderbus project in 2020. The preferred starting date for this positions is March 15th, the project will be complete by May 31st of 2020.

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.