Equal Opportunity Policy

The GHI is an equal opportunity employer and strives to provide a family-friendly workplace.

The GHI supports the equal treatment of men and women and strives to offer an attractive workplace for disabled persons and other heretofore underrepresented minorities and thus to fulfill the requirement of being an "equal opportunity employer."

To support employees with children and other relatives in need of care, the GHI offers flexible work hours to the extent that the requirements of one's position allow for this.

In application procedures, those who are members of groups that are currently underrepresented at the institute are encouraged to apply.

The GHI, together with the Max Weber Foundation, advocates for partners of employees deployed from Germany to receive work permits for the United States so that they can continue their own careers.

Work and Family

The question of work-life balance is crucial for many parents and dual-career couples when considering whether to apply for a particular job. To help, you'll find a compilation of links to websites to inform your decision. If you have specific questions about relocating with your family or partner to live and work in the Washington region, we encourage you to contact the equality ombudswoman (Vertrauensfrau der Gleichstellungsbeauftragten der Max Weber Stiftung) at gleichstellung@ghi-dc.org.


Virginia Licensed Childcare Centers

Maryland Licensed Childcare Centers

DC Licensed Childcare Centers

Many families also consider other options like nanny-shares and au pairs.