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Department of Animal Sciences


Student Newsletter: April 10th, 2023

Welcome to Week 14! 

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  1. For this month's Buckeyes In Your Corner, we're having a year-end cookout! It is going to be on Wednesday, April 19th @ 5:30 PM in the Animal Sciences Arena. See this flier for more details!


  1.  Chickens And More, a backyard chickens magazine, is looking for students to

  2. K&E Performance Horse Solutions has an internship open. For more information, see this flyer.

  3. The Western Ag Station is looking for a farm assistant intern for this Summer. For more information, see attached. 

  4. Edelweiss Farms Inc. has a dairy farm internship for this Summer. For more details, see attached

  5. The Rightmire Hall Zebrafish facility has up to 4 student assistant positions available ($13/hour) to join the husbandry team. The position is ideal for students interested in animal holding systems, tropical fish care, veterinary medicine, fisheries, animal husbandry, etc.


  1. CSA Animal Nutrition located in Dayton has a few positions open. They are an animal nutrition consulting company that started up a small lab at their headquarters to provide basic feed analysis for their customers – NIR, particle size and mycotoxin testing are their main services.

  2. Lancaster High School is looking for an Animal Science Instructor for next school year 2023-2024. This position is in our Career Tech department. The right candidate does not have to possess a teaching license but would be willing to complete a Teacher Education program to obtain one.

  3. There is an opening for a graduate assistantship in precision dairy science at Penn State! See attached for more information and how to apply!


  1. The Dairy Shrine is in the process of accepting scholarship applications from college students enrolled in four-year and two-year programs across the country. Each year they provide more than $40,000 in scholarship funding to college students to help them offset their educational expenses.

  2. The COBA/Select Sires Board of Directors wishes to recognize the efforts and aspirations of college students from member-owner-customer herds in our North and Southwest territories.

  3. The Royal Scholars program is designed to provide an opportunity for outstanding college students to represent the American Royal and the agriculture industry.


  1. There are three Spring Break study abroad programs coming up for 2024! See below for more information. 


  1. Applications to be an Undergraduate Teaching Assistant are now open and due May 1st (although students are encouraged to apply early to plan their autumn schedule accordingly.)

    Requirements to serve as a UTA include: 


  1. All OSU Counseling and Consultation Services (CCS) staff were sent home to tele-commute until further notice.The CCS phone line 614-292-5766 remains available for emergency assistance 24 hours per day, 7 days a week.

  2. Did you know that CFAES has hired a counselor to support the needs of their students' mental health?  Dr.

  3. The College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences has renewed its partnership with and will continue to provide ALL students and faculty the opportunity to

  4. The Career Services page on the departmental site has been redeveloped to hopefully make it more user-friendly. Check out helpful resources for building a resume, writing cover letters and more. There are resume templates that can be used to create a resume in case you don’t know where to start

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    Emergency: Dial 911
    University Police: 614-292-2121
    Student Advocacy Center: 614-292-1111
    Student Judicial Affairs: 614-292-0748