Subject: US Consumer Product Safety Commission Site Visit Description: Tuesday, December 10, 2019 (Reading Day) US Consumer Product Safety Commission 5 Research Place, Rockville, MD 20850-3213 **Due to the US Consumer Product Safety Commission being a federal agency, students must be a US Citizen for this site visit.** CPSC scientists in the Directorate for Health Sciences assess the risk of adverse health effects resulting from physical hazards or the presence of hazardous substances in products under CPSC's jurisdiction. The Directorate provides toxicological, pharmacological, physiological, and medical evaluations of deaths, injuries, and illnesses in support of CPSC actions to protect consumers. The Directorate provides scientific support to other offices within the Commission and maintains contacts with other federal agencies, industry, consumer groups, and agencies in other nations. Students will meet with CPSC scientists who will share their career paths and may be invited to shadow at other CPSC meetings. This shadow opportunity has the option to tour the National Product Testing and Evaluation Center, where product assessment are made. Students should have an interest in physiology, pharmacology, toxicology, chemistry, or risk assessment with an eye toward Federal government careers. On Tuesday December 10, 2019 (reading day), students meet with scientific staff 9AM-12PM for an overview of the agency and to share their career paths and advice. Bring a packed lunch. Optional tour of the National Product Evaluation and Testing Laboratory 1PM-3PM. To RSVP, Email: Erica Ely Program Director-Internships University Career Center & The President's Promise [log in to unmask] **Provide a brief statement as to why you are interested in this experience. **If you RSVP, it is important that you follow through with the commitment. **The student is responsible for their travel to the site. Students will be selected on a rolling admission basis, so do not wait to send in your information. Event Date: December 10, 2019 Contact Person: Erica Ely Contact Email: [log in to unmask] You received this email because you are subscribed to the Daily eNews for CMNS Students (CMNS-UNDERGRAD-NEWS) mailing list. If you would like to unsubscribe from this list, simply send an email to [log in to unmask] with the message signoff CMNS-UNDERGRAD-NEWS in the body.