Student Newsletter : February 8, 2021

Welcome to Week 25!

INTERNSHIP & PART-TIME ANNOUNCEMENTS

  1. STgenetics is looking for highly motivated individuals to fill part-time positions in our calf feeding department. Dairy/Livestock experience is preferred but not required.

    Responsibilities:

    ➢ Arrive on time and feed calves according to company protocol

    ➢ Clean/Sanitize equipment used for feeding after completion

    ➢ Maintain machinery & equipment in the milk room and crib barn

    ➢ Ensure barns and individual cribs remain dry and clean

    ➢ Provide calves with fresh water and grain daily

GRADUATE SCHOOL OPPORTUNITIES

  1. Ph.D. graduate research assistant position is available in either the Department of Horticulture & Crop Science or the Department of Animal Sciences at The Ohio State University (OSU), Columbus, OH. The selected candidate will work on a NIFA-AFRI funded project on modes of integrating livestock into cash grain cropping systems. The graduate assistant will focus on interdisciplinary approaches to environmental processes linking crop rotations, manure use, and soil quality.

FULL-TIME JOB ANNOUNCEMENTS

  1. The successful candidate will be part of a dynamic management team at the Virginia Tech Dairy, supervised by the unit manager.

    This is a full-time, 12-month, non-tenure track appointment.  Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Deadline for applications is March 1, 2021 or until the position is filled.  Candidates must submit on-line at https://www.jobs.vt.edu (#514918) a letter of application, CV and the names of three references with mail and email addresses and phone numbers. 

  2. BLOOD HORSE JOB LIST:

    http://classifieds.bloodhorse.com/category.asp?p=11

    THOROUGHBRED DAILY NEWS JOB LIST:

  3. Blue Heaven Farm (http://www.blueheavenfarmky.com) is a boutique commercial thoroughbred breeding operation located on 191 acres in Versailles (about 15 minutes from Keeneland). We have approximately 15 mares that we breed and foal.

LEADERSHIP & DEVELOPMENT

  1. SPHINX Senior Class Honorary Applications Available
    SPHINX is the oldest senior honorary at Ohio State University that focuses on connecting students and strengthening their friendships. The organization strives to recognize seniors who have shown success in various endeavors, and to create a bond of fellowship among OSU students where each individual will utilize their talents to enhance and promote the best interests of the university. These students uphold the highest ideals of leadership, scholarship, service, and friendship at Ohio State.

  2. "Understanding grid marketing and carcass data" webinar | January 21 at 1:30 p.m.

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