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Application Process

All residents are required to fill out an application. Priority is given in the following order:


Academic year students

Semester students

Short term students (1 month+)

Short term students (less than one month)


After an application has been submitted it will take some time to process. The managers will contact you within 3-5 business days. If you are a good candidate, the managers will schedule an interview with you in person or via skype. In some cases, they will ask you to record a short video answering a few questions in liu of an interview. 


After an interview has been conducted, you will be notified of a decision within 2 weeks.  



Fill out an application

for residency 

at the IFH


Join our network of alumni to reconnect with old friends and stay in touch with the IFH


Make a contribution to the annual fund or contribute toward a project


Questions? Contact us!

386 Marlborough Street  

Boston, MA 02115


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