Archive for February, 2012

2012 FDA/CVM Summer Intern Student Internships Available

Monday, February 27th, 2012

The Windows to Regulatory Research Internship Program is providing an opportunity to spend your summer working at the Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Veterinary Medicine (CVM) with internationally-renowned scientists, in an environment committed to protecting human and animal health. Whether you work at CVM headquarters in Rockville, MD or at its premier research facility [...]

Fourth and final week!

Friday, February 3rd, 2012

During this, my fourth and final externship week, I met with Drs. Reid Harvey, Matt Doyle, and Rich Smilie, the three AVMA Congressional Fellows. They each work in the office of a member of Congress. Matt works for a Representative from Connecticut, while Reid and Rich each work for a Senator. They are, essentially, a [...]

There’s more to government than Congress…

Friday, February 3rd, 2012

Pop quiz! What are the three branches of the federal government? If you said legislative, executive, and judicial, you’d be correct. Here’s a slightly trickier question–which branch employs the most veterinarians? It’s the executive branch! You probably already know that the President is part of the executive branch. But did you know that federal agencies [...]