International Committee

Chair: Jennifer Petrie

The goal of the UPPDA International Committee is to provide resources for international postdocs and to facilitate the transition to the University of Pittsburgh. The International Committee Chair collaborates with the Office of International Services and other ethnic student organizations to provide information and to host social and networking events for international postdocs.

NEW! The International Committee is hosting a winter Holiday Party to welcome postdocs - both returning from break and starting new in their positions - to wintry Pittsburgh. This event will take place on Friday, January 13th at the Claddagh Irish Pub. Check out our event page here for more details. 

NEW! The University of Pittsburgh Innovation Institute is hosting an event titled "Starting a Businedd with an F-1 Visa" on Thursday, January 19th, from 5:30-7:00pm. For more information, check out the Innovation Institute's event page.

The UPPDA recently hosted a "Setting Up a Lab as an International Researcher" to tremendous success. Visit our YouTube channel here to watch the panel discussion.

Please visit the UPPDA International Committee page for upcoming announcements!

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