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Working or hiring abroad

This information will help members of the MIT community when they work on behalf of MIT outside of the U.S. or are involved with hiring someone else to do so.


Before travel

Conducting research

  • Review VPR’s guidance on export control and other issues relating to working and conducting research abroad.
  • For any activity where potentially hazardous materials and/or potentially dangerous equipment will be used, the Environment, Health and Safety Office (EHS) can assist.
  • For information and examples of the U.S. Government’s concerns regarding undue foreign influence, visit the Office of the Vice President for Research’s page on foreign engagements.

Sending students abroad

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Jennifer Chung

Jennifer Chung

Manager, Global Operations