Virginia Commonwealth University College of Engineering in the historic city of Richmond, Virginia, has been chosen as the international host site for the 2019 IEEE Magnetics Society Summer School. The program includes lectures by leading scholars, an industry panel discussion and a day trip to Washington, D.C., to tour the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in nearby Gaithersburg, Maryland. NIST is the U.S. Department of Commerce's physical sciences laboratory and home to Nobel laureates, National Medal of Science recipients and Kyoto Prize for Materials Science winners. Participants will observe NIST experiments in neutron scattering, ultra-fast domain imaging and highly sensitive magnetic measurements. There will also be an evening tour of Washington D.C. organized by the Washington D.C. and Northern Virginia Magnetics Society Chapter. About 90 Ph.D. students will have the opportunity to present posters and participate in group project proposals. The best student poster and project will receive a certificate and cash prize. Selected students will be invited to submit a paper to IEEE Magnetics Letters.