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Student Newsletter: April 29th, 2024

Welcome to Week 37!


  1. It’s that time of the year again! The Desert Pines Equine’s fall internship program is quickly approaching for any students who might be interested in a career in equine veterinary medicine

    Assist with surgeries and support ambulatory doctors in the field; you’ll see it all at Desert Pines Equine!

  2.  The Vet Clinic in Worthington is looking to hire a new part time kennel technician to start at the beginning of May (permanent position preferred but willing to hire for the summer only!) who can work Thursday and Friday nights and either Saturday evening or any time Sunday. 

    Any students interested can


  1. Greenacres is hiring for a new livestock position that will be heavily livestock focused but will be have a large project management component for research as well. This individual will be a part of the ag team but will work with Dan and the research team to help execute livestock related research projects. 

    Apply here: Greenacres Farm Sales LLC - Livestock Field Coordinator (



  1. Applications for the Certified Angus Beef 2024 Colvin Scholarship Fund are now open! Over $100,000 are committed to student scholarships this year. The fund offers scholarships across three categories: production agriculture, undergraduate studies and graduate studies. Each category has unique requirements tailored to the educational needs and career aspirations of students interested in the beef 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. Students can push 2 to reach a mental health counselor at any time.

  2. Did you know that CFAES has hired a counselor to support the needs of their students' mental health?  Dr. Wirt holds counseling sessions in Ag Admin Room 100 four days a week and is in Lincoln Tower on Wednesday. See the attached if you’re interested in making an appointment.

  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 create a professional, online digital portfolio.

  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. In addition, there is an option for students to submit their resume and/or cover letters for review, prior to applying for internships or going to the career expo. Check it out!

  5. Emergency: Dial 911
    University Police: 614-292-2121
    Student Advocacy Center: 614-292-1111
    Student Judicial Affairs: 614-292-0748
    Counseling and Consultation Services: 614-292-5766
    OSU Suicide Prevention: 614-221-5445
    Campus Advocacy Program for Survivors of Sexual Violence: 614-292-4527

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