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January 29, 2016

It is that time of year again when you need to start thinking of taxes. Please review both the Tax Filing Information and FAQ for Tax Filing. Most of your tax related questions can be answered by information provided in these two sections. ...

January 28, 2016

If you plan to work in the U.S.  after graduation  or take a paid internship in the summer, you should starting thinking about applying for OPT. HIO advisors are offering OPT information sessions at different schools. For more detailed school specific information please contact your HIO advisor.  OPT sessions offered for students at the following schools:

GSD--Feb 4, 12:00 noon-2:00 pm; and Feb 9, 1:00-3:00 pm in Gund 109

HLS--Feb 10, ...

January 27, 2016

For news and updates regarding the HIO, and the Harvard International Community, follow us on Twitter: @HarvardHIO ...

Personal Stories

I feel like there is a lot to learn and imbibe from people due to the vast diversity in the background, culture and personalities and also because the international folklore is quite large.  Hence, every other person I meet on campus has an amazing story to tell and an interesting background to share.

Sukanya PunthambakerIndiaHarvard Medical School

I find that Boston truly is a melting pot of diverse human beings and ways of thinking which helps me extend my perspective on life and my research as a scholar at Harvard.

Sandra StaudacherSwitzerlandHarvard Medical School

Represented at Harvard this year

International population over time

International population this year