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Student Newsletter: February 6th, 2023

Welcome to week 5! 

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  1. If you are looking for a co-op, internship, or full-time position, plan to attend the Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences Career Fair.
    Wednesday, February 15, 2023
    Ohio Union

  2. Night for Young Professionals (or NYP) is a night of professional development open to all CFAES students. We offer free professional headshots, a catered dinner, resume reviews from staff in the career development office, and we have a diverse set of presenters for the evening.

  3. Please consider supporting the Animal Sciences Graduate Student Association Half a Hog Raffle Fundraiser!

  4. Join us on February 13th for the next Buckeyes in Your Corner: line dancing! It will be from 5:30-7 in the Animal Science Building arena! All skill levels are welcome and refreshments are provided.


  1. 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.

  2. If you are looking to broaden your perspective on agriculture, The Greenacres Foundation is hiring two interns with the hopes that they get candidates that are interested in ag research and candidates who are focused on ecology and environment.  They would get exposure to both sides during their

  3. Cheshire Crossing Animal Hospital is looking to add a skilled, outgoing & hardworking Registered Veterinary Technician or Vet student with a great bedside manner, to their team. The ability to work well with others, on days, evenings and Saturdays is required. They are closed on Sundays.

  4. W.H Miner Agricultural Research Institute is welcoming applications for their four paid internship programs that will run from Monday, May 22-Friday, August 11, 2023:

    Summer Experience in Farm Management

  5. Whitestone Farms LLC is offering a full-time paid internship for 2023.


  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.

  3. An online information session about Ohio State's MS Translational Pharmacology program is being held on February 15th at 6:30 pm via zoom. The link to rsvp is below the program description. 


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

  2. Pettisville Grain Company (PGC) is looking for a feed mill manager that would oversee their feed manufacturing operations at 2 different plants. Attached is a job description for this position. 


  1. University of Arizona is recruiting MS and PhD students into their Building Resources for InterDisciplinary training in Genomic and Ecosystem Sciences (BRIDGES) NSF Research Traineeship for Fall 2023.

    BRIDGES NRT program offers:

  2. Research positions are available for undergraduate students who are interested in research in the Department of Animal Sciences.  Applicants must commit to full-time research over a 10-week period during summer 2023 and participate in the CFAES Undergraduate Research Forum spring semester 2024


  1. 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.

  2. 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?


  1. The CFAES Ambassador application is OPEN! If you are interested in expanding your leadership skills, connecting with future Buckeyes, sharing your experiences within the College, and making new friends, consider applying today!

  2. Preparing leaders of tomorrow to make impacts in today's top industries since 2009! The Industry Immersion Program is designed to help students dive into a specific industry and stand out in the marketplace.


  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

  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.

    Ag Explorer