New Student Intern Welcome Guide
Welcome new international student interns! As you prepare to come to Harvard we hope that the following information will help you ease your transition to Harvard and the Cambridge/Boston area. Please take some time to review the information offered on this web site since it provides critical information and helpful guidance on what your next step is in getting ready to come to Harvard.
Preparing for Arrival
- HIO Registration
- HIO Orientation
- Harvard ID*
- Harvard Resources*
- Health Insurance
- Driver's License and State Issued IDs
- Living in the Community
- Adjusting to a New Culture
- Tax and Social Security Numbers
*Please note, usually J-1 Student Interns at the affiliated hospitals do not receive Harvard IDs as they are not enrolled as a student at Harvard University. Student interns should check with their department at their hospital for more information about the resources available.
After Your Arrival
After arriving in the U.S., you may find the following information helpful: