List of Services

FAS Office of Postdoctoral AffairsThis section lists resources to help you make the most of your postdoctoral experience at Harvard.

Benefits: Vary according to your appointment type.

Child care: Finding child care, back-up or emergency care, child care scholarships, adoption resources, and more.

Continuing Education: Courses of possible interest to postdocs (ESL, writing), Center for Workplace Development (CDW) Bridge program.

Global Support Services (GSS): Tools and guidance fon matters of safety and security, visas, data security, imports and exports, and other operational elements for International Travel and Research. 

Harvard International Office (HIO): The first stop for international postdocs.

Housing: Contact for Harvard Housing office as well as link to apartments for rent.

Leaves: Includes Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993, medical leave in connection to childbirth and delivery, parental leave, and personal leave.

Medical Services: Who to contact, depending on which health provider you have elected.

Social Support: Links to Harvard Neighbors, volunteer opportunities, and support groups across Harvard

Support Services: Office of Work/Life, Center for Wellness, Postdoc Assistance Program (EAP), University Ombuds Program.

Taxes and Loans: All support is subject to taxation. Follow the link for further information.