International employees are welcomed and valued for the diversity and expertise they bring to The Research Institute. To ensure a mutually productive and valuable experience, key regulations and procedures must be followed related to international staff employment.
Please note that the Vice President of Research Administration and the Vice President for Business Services are the ONLY authorized signers for international paperwork. The Research Institute and the employee/student’s work status could be jeopardized if any unauthorized faculty or staff member signs the paperwork.
Green cards are approved on a case by case basis considering the Foreign Nationals credentials, length of employment, type of research, etc. They are only accepted under exceptional circumstances.