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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 Assistant for the Goethe Pop Up Houston Texas

- Work Location Houston, Texas
- Part-time position (75%) = 30 hours/week
- Start date September 1, 2018
- Temporary position until December 31, 2019

“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

Project Manager – Exhibition Projects

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


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.