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 and 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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2018 Tax Resources for Foreign Nationals

All non-immigrant visa holders who were in the U.S. for any part of 2017 must file tax forms even if they did not earn money from a U.S. source. Click here for general tax information and a list of tax experts.


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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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Executive Orders and Travel Advisory Updates


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.

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

View a map of Boston and surrounding cities as part of deciding where to live.

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Finding an Apartment

Housing Resources

Review international cost of living comparisons, maps illustrating rent based on subway line, preferred realtors, and more.

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American Culture

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

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