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Student Newsletter: February 27th, 2023

Welcome to Week 8! 

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CAMPUS NEWS & EVENTS

  1. JodiSpeaksLIFE and Hagyard Veterinary Hospital are hosting an information session for sutdents involved in equine vet med on March 25th from 8am-12pm. 

INTERNSHIP & PART-TIME ANNOUNCEMENTS

  1. Student Trainee (Veterinary Medical Science), GS-0799-04/05: 

  2. The Animal Influenza Ecology and Epidemiology Research Program (AIEERP) in the Department of Veterinary Preventive Medicine is looking for motivated undergraduate students for a paid internship during the summer of 2023.

  3. The Langel Research Team at Case Western Reserve University’s School of Medicine (Cleveland, OH) is seeking detail-oriented intern(s) to contribute to research investigating the role of maternal immunization in generation of protective immunity against viruses in neonates.

  4. TAG Farms is looking for an energetic, motivated team player who loves caring for horses! They offers competitive pay, opportunities for part/full time work, ample training and potential for leadership positions.

  5. You can make a difference! The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Marketing and Regulatory Programs (MRP) needs bright, energetic and committed professionals to facilitate the domestic and international marketing of U.S.

  6. The Humane Animal Rescue of Pittsburgh Wildlife Rehabilitation center is offering a Summer internship program! The internship program is designed for students studying biology or environmental sciences.

GRADUATE SCHOOL OPPORTUNITIES

  1. The Lactation Physiology Lab and the Dairy Nutrition Research Lab in the Department of Animal, Veterinary and Food Sciences at the University of Idaho are seeking motivated and passionate graduate students for a funded research project to quantify immunological and metabolic markers of health

  2.  There are two graduate research assistantships available to work on projects related to nutritional influences on beef cow reproduction at Texas A&M. If you are interested in this, contact Reinaldo Fernandes Cooke, Ph. D.

FULL-TIME JOB ANNOUNCEMENTS

  1. The American Royal is hiring talented professionals to join our team in the following entry-level or early career positions:

  2. Royal Canin Pet Health and Nutrition Center in Lewisburg, Ohio has multiple openings for a Pet Caretaker, Specialist, and a Team leader position.

  3. Palmetto Fresh Meats in Aynor, SC is are taking applications for full time employees and interns. They are a small, USDA inspected local meat processing plant located about 45 minutes from Myrtle Beach, SC.

  4. The West Virginia Department of Agriculture is looking for a planning coordinator with emphasis on dairy production! For more information and to apply, visit this website

  5. Handshake #7460071 - Territory Sales Manager at Central Garden & Pet

  6. Whitestone Farm LLC has new paid internship openings for 2023! Whether you are already a budding professional, or have no horse experience at all, they have educational packages designed to take you to the next level!

SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION

  1. The George Miller Memorial Scholarship application is now open! Visit thie website to apply. The due date is April 1st. 

  2. Targeting Excellence is now accepting 2023 scholarship applications.  Scholarships will be awarded to both undergraduate as well as graduate & veterinary students enrolled in a food animal agriculture related curriculum at an institution that offers agriculture degrees.

  3. The number of people inhabiting our planet is now more than 8 billion. As our population continues to grow, how will we feed ourselves, effi ciently and sustainably?

HELPFUL RESOURCES

  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 Portfolium.com 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

  5. Lifebuoy

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

  6. Job search

    In addition to company websites, below is a list of websites that you might find helpful in your search for a full-time position, or even internship experience.

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