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Department of Animal Sciences


Student Newsletter: May 2nd, 2022

Good luck on your finals and have a great Summer!


  1. Congratulations to the 2022 Undergraduate Research Forum winners! 

    Animal Sciences-Health: 1st-Madison Pinkerton, 2nd-Elizabeth Ohl, 3rd-Hailey Main Animal Sciences-Nurtition: 1st-Sophia Kienzle, 2nd-Elizabeth Due Entomology/Environment & Plant Science: 1st-Aleacia Laird, 2nd-Isabel Nazarian, 3rd-Nicole Sammons Food Science & Technology: 1st-Talia Katz, 2nd-Cameron McCurdy, 3rd-Thania Ortiz Santiago Social Sciences: 1st-Shanvanth Arnipalli, 2nd-Maddie Allman, 3rd-Kiley Holbrook, Callee Aviles, and Haley Schmersal
  2. Take a break and refresh in the Animal Sciences Lobby the week of April 18th and 25th.  We will have coloring books, coffee, tea, hot chocolate, fruit and snacks for all to enjoy.  We wish you all the best as you finish up the term – You Got This!



  1. Fort Christopher’s Thoroughbreds, LLC is a modern, thoroughbred facility located just 15 minutes from historic Saratoga Racecourse. They are currently accepting applications for multiple seasonal internship opportunities including:
    1.) Summer/Fall Sales Prep Season (June 15th - August), (Sept/Oct program also available)
    2.) Winter/Spring Breeding Season (Jan. 15th - April/May)

    For more information, see attached

  2. STgenetics Ohio Heifer Center is seeking a motivated individual to join our team as a veterinary assistant at our South Charleston, OH location located just 40 minutes from campus. Full-time or part-time position is available with the ability to be flexible with school schedules. This position is ideal for an undergraduate student that is looking to get more advanced large animal veterinary experience. Ideal candidate is organized, self-directed, and dedicated to high quality large animal medicine.

  3. ST Genetics OHC is looking for students interested in working in their automatic calf feeder barns. They have 11 Lely Automatic calf feeders feeding roughly 400 calves daily.

  4. ST Genetics is looking for highly motivated individuals to fill part-time and full-time positions in their Calf Care department!
    Responsibilities include: 

  5. The zebrafish facility on campus has several student assistant positions available this summer ($13/hour). They welcome applications from students who would like to gain experience in aquatic animal care and life support systems. These positions have the opportunity to extend into future semesters.


  1. Dayton South Veterinary Clinic is seeking a full time (part time can be discussed if needed) veterinary assistant to join their busy 2 doctor small animal, avian, & exotics practice. They are located in Kettering, a suburb of Dayton, at 3200 Wilmington Pike.

  2. StockVets in Rensselaer Indiana is looking for a Herdsman! See job description here
    Email Craig Fuller at with any questions!

  3. ST Genetics is a cattle genetic facility that focuses on producing the next line of high-quality bulls and heifers. They have various opportunities on farm involving calf care, maternity, and fresh cow work. The maternity barn is responsible for the oversight of about 1,000 late gestations cows, as well as up to 60 newborns at a time. They calve in about 250-350 a month. Employees are trained to handle routine calvings, basic dystocias, and assist with c-sections. Additionally, they will be trained in the fundamentals of newborn care, colostrum management, and more.

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