Intern, “Year of Germany” Project USA

Part time position = 15-20 hours/week; Start date flexible; position for 3 months from start date with the potential for extension.

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.

In 2018/2019, the Goethe-Institut, together with several partners in Germany and the Uni­ted States, coordinates the public diplomacy campaign “Deutschlandjahr USA” (The Year of German-American Friendship) to foster a transatlantic dialogue between the two countries. We are looking for motivated interns to help implement all aspects of the campaign, particularly in communications, project management, and partner management/PopUP Tour.
Please indicate in your application whether you have a preference for communications or project management. We will accept applications on a rolling deadline and will reach out if we would like to schedule an interview.

Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Writing, proofing, and editing communications materials (print and online)
  • Writing online editorial content
  • Supporting in the management and execution of projects taking place across the USA
  • Translating between English and German
  • Administrative and logistical support for all aspects of the campaign
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Must be a currently enrolled undergraduate or graduate student
  • Experience with Microsoft Office required; experience in social media or photo editing a plus
  • Experience with and interest in transatlantic relations preferred
  • Excellent written and oral knowledge of English; German skills preferred
  • Team player, with a willingness for flexible hours and the ability to work under stress
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
The Goethe-Institut is an Equal Opportunity em­ployer and guarantees gender equality.The Goethe-Institut will not sponsor applicants for work visas. Interns will be granted a monthly stipend.
Please email your application with the following required documents:
  • Letter of Motivation or Cover Letter (1/2 to at most 1 page)
  • Resume
  • 2-3 References