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

Quality Management Representative – US Accounting Center

  • Full time position (100%) = 40 hours/week
  • Start date April 1, 2019
  • Submission deadline is March 7, 2019

Instructor of German as a Foreign Language (German Language Courses and Exams)

  • Full time position (100%) = 40 hours/week
  • Start date April 1, 2019
  • Submission deadline is March 15, 2019

Online Editor – Communications Deutschlandjahr

  • Full-time position = 40 hours/week
  • Start date as soon as possible
  • Temporary position until November 30, 2019

Cultural Programs Curator

  • Full time position (100%) = 40 hours/week
  • Start date March 4, 2019
  • Permanent position
  • Submission deadline 01/07/2019
  • Interviews: Jan 17 or Jan 18, 2019

Internship Goethe-Institut Washington

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.

Internship The Year of Germany Project

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.