International Postdoc Resources


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For information on getting oriented to Duke, employee perks & benefits, public transportation, etc., see our New to Duke/Durham? resource page.

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Visa Status/Work Authorization

Visit Duke Visa Services for:

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Moving to the US: Housing, Utilities, Transportation, etc.

Climate, Time, and Currency
Driver's License/State Indentification Card/Auto Information
Public Transportation
Postdoc to Postdoc (P2P) Program
  • DUPA Postdoc to Postdoc (P2P) Program: Want help with getting settled, getting around, or where to get the best food in town? Whether you are coming from out of town or out of the country, we have postdocs here to help you make your transition. Sign up at and you will be matched to an established postdoc who can relate to your situation.

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Health Insurance

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Childcare and Local Schools

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English Language Resources

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Spouse/Partner Resources


  • Many internationals wonder if they or their spouse/partner can get their 'foot in the door' by volunteering. While it may be possible, Federal law limits severely the kinds of employment an alien in temporary visa status may undertake in the US. Please see the Visa Services Volunteer Activities page for more information.

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