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Student Newsletter: May 1st, 2023

Welcome to Week 17! Have a great Summer!


  1.  If you at the point where you are exploring or finalizing career options, FAES 2351, Planning a Career in Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences is for you! This is a 1 credit hour course that meets on Monday, 12:40-1:35 PM in Agriculture Administration 247. See the attached flier for more detials. 



  1. There is a OSU Summer Student Position Available to work with eBarns (!

    Primary Responsibilities

  2. Ohio State's meat lab is looking for Summer interns! See attached for more details. 

  3. Now Accepting Applications: Paid, Remote Externship from The Nature Conservancy and National Geographic Society (due May 1st, 2023)

  4.  Chickens And More, a backyard chickens magazine, is looking for students to write for them! If you are interested in poultry and like to write, this would be good for you! It is a paid freelance position and will expose students to industry experience.

  5. K&E Performance Horse Solutions has an internship open. For more information, see this flyer. To apply, fill out this form and send it to Kara Marshall ( 


  1. The University of Illinois is hiring a Research Specialist in Agriculture to help manage the university dairy farm! See link below if interested.

  2. There are two sales representative positions available at Elanco Animal Health. Contact with any questions! 

  3. Miner Institute, a 500-cow dairy, is looking for an assistant calf/youngstock manager to care for all calves from birth to 6 months of age.  There are approximately 80 calves from birth to preweaning and 130 calves from weaning to 6 months of age.  For the right individual, there is the opportunity for advancement in this position to the role of Calf/Youngstock Manager. W.H. Miner Institute is in Chazy, NY. 

    Duties include:

  4. CSA Animal Nutrition located in Dayton has a few positions open. They are an animal nutrition consulting company that started up a small lab at their headquarters to provide basic feed analysis for their customers – NIR, particle size and mycotoxin testing are their main services. See their website for the job offerings. 


  5. 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! They have provided successful internships and job placements for hundreds of candidates. 
    All internship positions require at least a one year commitment. If you have any questions, you can email Carol Hawley at


  1. The first stop on the 2023 Stockmanship & Stewardship Tour is right around the corner! In Farmington, NM you will have the opportunity to learn why cattle behave the way they do, how to add value to your calf programs, and get BQA certified. Register here!



  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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