Welcome to the Office for Global Professionals and Scholars (GPS)

The Office for Global Professionals and Scholars (GPS), formerly known as PIPS, provides immigration services for Mass General Brigham Institutions, enabling access to talented professionals from all over the world.

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

Thank you for your patience as we change our name on this website and other resources.

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Events Calendar

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View details for upcoming events in the Boston area:

  • GPS sponsored events
  • Mass General Brigham sponsored events
  • Cultural events
  • Family-friendly events



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Immigration Updates

Current events often impact U.S. foreign nationals. 

Following major shifts in U.S. policy, GPS publishes explanations for how they might affect foreign nationals at Mass General Brigham. All announcements will be available in this section.

Please contact GPS if you have additional queries or concerns.

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Mass General Brigham

Partners HealthCare is now Mass General Brigham. Soon you’ll see this name across our system—including GPS (formerly PIPS). Please bear with us as we transition this website to our new name. Thank you.

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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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Boston Neighborhood Map

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

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