Welcome to Partners Office for International Professionals & Students (PIPS)

The Partners Office for International Professionals and Students (PIPS) provides immigration services for Partners Institutions, including our founding hospitals, Massachusetts General Hospital, Brigham & Women’s Hospital. Our office provides Partners hospitals access to talented professionals from all over the world.

Whether you are about to travel to the U.S. to work at a Partners institution or you are an administrator involved in supervising foreign nationals, PIPS' online resources will guide you through every step of the process.

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PIPS Office Location Change

As of February 6, 2017, PIPS’ location will be in Somerville, MA. Please click here for important information regarding mailing, contact information, travel signatures, and more. To prepare for the move, please note PIPS will be closed the afternoon of Thursday, February 2, and all day Friday, February 3.

Calendar of Events

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View details for upcoming events in the Boston area:

  • PIPS sponsored events
  • Partners sponsored events
  • Cultural events
  • Family-friendly events



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Recent Executive Actions


As you may be aware, the new presidential administration is currently issuing a number of Executive Actions with implications for foreign nationals entering the United States.

We will continue to monitor this situation closely and provide updates as more information becomes available. All announcements will be available in this section.

Please contact PIPS if you have additional queries or concerns.

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Boston Neighborhood Map

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About Partners HealthCare

Founded by Massachusetts General and Brigham and Women's Hospitals, two Harvard teaching hospitals, we are committed to patient care, research, education, and service to the community.


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American Culture

Learn about what to expect when you live in the U.S.

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