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Department of Animal Sciences


Student Newsletter: March 18th, 2024

Welcome to Week 31!

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  1. There are multiple 2024 Celebration of Students events coming up.

    Volunteers will be needed at many of these events. sign up at this link.


    2024 events:

  2. The Half a Hog ASGSA Fundraiser is here again! 

    Tickets are 1 for $5 or 5 for $20 and we will pick 2 winners on April 5th. 

    Please contact April White (Columbus - white.3598), Naomi Waldon (Wooster - waldon.14), or any ASGSA member if you're interested in participating! 

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  4. The Department of Animal Science is seeking feedback from students, faculty and staff regarding the current website. This feedback will help shape information and resources shared on the website in the future, and the survey should take less than 10 minutes to complete.


  1. Applications are now open for an internship opportunity with

  2. The Ohio 4-H Animal Science Summer Internship is now accepting applications. This internship will allow you to work alongside Animal Sciences and Ohio 4-H to carry out livestock events both before and during the Ohio State Fair.

  3. The Ohio Poultry Association has opened applications for their internship programs. 

    - OPA Summer Ag Communications Internship: Find more information here.

  4. Charles River has posted their internships for this summer!

  5. Black Beauty Ranch (BBR), part of the Humane Society of the United State, is one of the largest and most diverse sanctuaries in the United States.  The mission of BBR is to provide a lifelong safe-haven for animals (bison, equine, domestic farm animals, exotic wildlife, primates and more) who

  6. Wild Sun Rescue Center in Costa Rica is offering a Pre-Veterinary Internship that provides hands-on experience with exotic and domestic animals under the guidance of several vets. 

  7. Do you have Animal Science/ Pre-vet/ Environmental Science/ Psychology/Education/ students graduating in December that need an immersive internship? Green Chimney's have a unique internship from January to August which includes free room and board and a small stipend located in Brewster, NY.

  8. Phibro Animal Health is looking for candidates for their summer undergraduate internship program, specifically dairy-interested students! Find more information here.

  9. Spy Coast Farm’s Equine Education Center is offering undergraduate internship opprotunities!

  10. Indiana Packers is looking for full-time Management Trainee and QA Summer intern candidates! Postings can be found here:

    Management Trainee – Operations Delphi, IN

  11. GENEX Cooperative is offering several internship opportunities for the summer of 2024! 

    Dairy Sales Internship application found here.

  12. Edelweiss Farms has 2 internships available! See below for details.

    Summer Crop Internship


  1.  Lallemand has a Field Support Specialist position open for MI, OH, NY and New England. Find the application and more information here

  2. The National Student Leadership Conference's Veterinary Medicine program held at Virginia Tech this summer offers pre-college summer programs for high school students facilitated by current/recent college students.

  3. Sims Farms is searcing for a herd manager to manage a show cattle and breeding stock herd located near Marion, Ohio. Find more information here.

  4. The Indiana Beef Cattle Association is searching for a Communications, Operations and Membership Manager to join the staff. 

  5. ST is excited to have two new fulltime position opportunities and hopes to recruit some top talent to join the team at STgenetics as they launch an exciting new platform for animal health monitoring and dairy management.

  6. There is an opening for a assistant manager position in the meat lab. Here is the link to apply if interested! 


  1. Kansas State is offering a graduate research assistantship position starting spring 2024! More information can be found here.


  1. The application process for the Dairy Shrine and Klussendorf/McKown scholarships opens tomorrow, March 1.

  2. Targeting Excellence is now accepting 2024 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. VanStavern Scholarship Accepting Applications


  1. Here is a friendly reminder that the application for our undergraduate student leadership team within Animal Sciences is DUE THIS UPCOMING FRIDAY, March 22nd.  The Animal Science Community Alliance (ASCA) is involved in the recruitment of high school students, p

  2. The Tri-State Dairy Nutrition Conference is a collaborative effort between The Ohio State University, Michigan State University, Purdue University, and the allied dairy industry to provide current information about the feeding of dairy cattle to the industry.


  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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