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Student Newsletter: April 11th, 2022

Welcome to Week 33!

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  1. Are you looking to develop skills in preclinical or clinical trial design, toxicology, safety, or clinical pharmacology, or advance your career in research administration?


  1. The Department of Animal Sciences is planning their annual Animal Science Celebration of Excellence for Thursday, April 14, 3:00-4:30 pm, Fawcett Center (see attached


  1. 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.

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

  3. Crossroads Land and Livestock has three different internships available for those interested in ranching! There is a three month, six month, and twelve month program. See attached for more information! 

  4. TAG Farms is looking for a Stable Hand and has an internship available! See the flyers below for more information: 

    Stable Hand Position

  5. The Vet Clinic is looking for someone for someone who could fulfill both the kennel technician role as well as a veterinary assistant role. The kennel technician shifts include Wednesday PM, Friday PM, and Saturday afternoon/PM.


  1. 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.

  2. Crossroads Land and Livestock is looking for a Production Manager! See attached for more information. 

  3. The Ohio State University Waterman Dairy is looking for students with experience operating agricultural equipment to feed cattle, perform routine equipment maintenance, and assist with daily farm operation, corn silage production, & pasture management.


  1. In 2021, 15 scholarships totaling $59,000 were awarded to undergraduate and graduate students pursuing an ag degree and are active leaders in their community and the beef industry. Applications will be open next week for graduate and undergraduate scholarships ranging from $1,000 - $7,500.


  1. Faculty at The Ohio State University are offering a two-day (May 6th and 7th) in-person program for farm owners and employees that aims to provide marketable skills for participants while promoting the health and welfare of dairy animals.


  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