What does OSIP do?

OSIP is the Office of Scholars, Interns, and Professionals. OSIP's aim is to help visitors invited to the Getty to achieve their academic, professional, and personal goals by functioning as a resource for a variety of needs. Specifically, the department is responsible helping invited visitors transition to the Getty by providing information and assistance on issues ranging from immigration, taxation, health insurance, travel, and housing to life and culture in Los Angeles. OSIP is also responsible for coordinating visitor access to the Getty by providing access tools such as badges, parking passes, and library cards and work tools such as space, computers, and other equipment.

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What are OSIP's office hours?

OSIP staff members are generally available from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Pacific Standard Time, Monday through Friday, excluding holidays and off-Fridays. See the Staff Off-Friday and Holiday Schedule for more information on office closures.

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Where is OSIP located?

OSIP's offices are located on the second floor of the Getty Research Insitute, which is on the southwest side of the Getty Center campus across from the Restaurant.

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What is OSIP's mailing address?

Office of Scholars, Interns, and Professionals
1200 Getty Center Drive, Suite 1100
Los Angeles, California 90049-1688

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Whom should I contact if I have questions about the work I will be doing at the Getty?

For this type of question, you should contact your sponsoring department directly. Your sponsoring department is typically the department that sent your official assignment letter. This department is responsible for overseeing your work for the duration of your stay.

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To which Getty location will I be assigned?

Most visitors will be assigned to the Getty Center location at 1200 Getty Center Drive in Brentwood (West Los Angeles) unless otherwise directed. On occasion you may need or wish to attend meetings or events at the Getty Villa in Malibu.

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How can I learn more about other visitor programs sponsored by the Getty?

For more information on the other academic and professional programs available at the Getty, please visit The Getty Foundation. Contact information for each program is provided.

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How can I learn more about the Getty's history?

Aside from physically visiting the Getty Center, the Getty Villa, and its program offices, you may learn more about the J. Paul Getty Trust.

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