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 Manager “Video on Demand”

Starting in October 2018, the "Deutschlandjahr" project will work to strengthen transatlantic relations with the goal of sharing today’s Germany to people across the entire U.S.; elements include culture, business and industry, science, education, civil society, and sports.

Full time position (100%) = 40 hours/week. Start date March 15, 2018; temporary position until October 31, 2019.

Project Manager (Communication Support)

  • Special Project
  • Full time position (100%) = 40 hours/week or
  • Part time position (50%) = 20 hours/week
  • Temporary position
  • Start date July 01, 2018

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.