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Department of Animal Sciences


Student Newsletter: April 12, 2021

Welcome to Week 34!

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  1. Millennium Quarter Horses is hiring a working student. The job is 5 days a week and 5 hours a day. Pay is $15/hour. Responsibilities will include cleaning a maximum of 8 stalls, exercising 2 horses, handling yearlings, and turning out horses. Part time housing is available. 

  2. Opportunities exist to work at Hawk’s Nest Golf Course, Secrest Arboretum, greenhouses, and at various locations on the Wooster Campus.  This would be a great resume builder for your future endeavors.

    Job Openings include:

  3. The Ohio State Waterman Dairy is looking for students interested in operating farm equipment and working with dairy cattle.  Paid positions are open for Summer 2021 employment and can fulfill internship requirements.                                         

  4. The J.H. Routh Packing Co. Management Internship program is currently accepting applicants for summer season May 2021-August 2021. This year we will accept up to 4 candidates to participate.


  1. Graduate Student Opportunities in Livestock Microbial Ecology at North Dakota State University, Fargo, North Dakota, USA. 

  2. The Department of Agricultural Sciences at West Texas A&M University (WTAMU) has partnered with Dairy Innovations, LLC in support of finding an individual looking to pursue a master’s degree.

  3. Kansas State currently has openings for Graduate Research Assistants. 

  4. The University of Arkansas is looking to fill two graduate research positions. 

  5. The Department of Poultry Science at Mississippi State University is inviting applications from highly motivated candidates for a M.S. Graduate Research Assistantship. This is a 2-year position funded with stipend, tuition, and insurance beginning in the Fall Semester of 2021.


  1. The 6,372 acre McGregor Research Center that serves as a beef cattle research station, providing a platform for long-term, large-scale projects with beef cows, stocker cattle, and confinement growing and finishing cattle.

  2. CentralStar currently has a large amount of positions open. CentralStar is a member owner of Select Sires -- the largest A.I. and genetics cooperative in the world. They also have the fastest-growing Dairy Herd Information (DHI) milk-testing program in the U.S.

  3. STgenetics currently has positions open in their Ohio Heifer Center.
    Available positions are: 

    Maternity… Day and Night shift

    Bull Calf Care

    Night Shift Robot Barn attendant

  4. The American Jersey Cattle Association has a full time position available in the Herd Services department.


      Provide excellent customer service by marketing, answering questions and offering information

  5. Smithfield's Career Foundation Program is designed to jump-start careers over 18-24 months through various rotational assignments at their facilities, offices and farms.

  6. Select Sires, Inc. seeks a detail-oriented Order Operations Specialist to become a vital member of the order operations team and support marketing department activities.


  7. Clintonville Animal Hospital is a locally-owned small-animal Veterinary hospital and currently looking for a full-time  or part-time Licensed Veterinary Technician or someone currently in an accredited Veterinary Technician Program to join their team of professional and fun individuals


  1. The National Dairy Shrine offers more than $35,000 in scholarships for college students. A wide variety of scholarships are available from freshman just beginning their college career to graduate students. Scholarships offered include:

  2. CentralStar’s 2021 scholarship program is live. 


  1. Interested in exploring human-animal interactions in a different geographic and cultural setting? Then get ready for autumn 2021!


  1. Hi! My name is Cassidy Kelly, I’m a 3rd year, Animal Sciences major from Chicago, Illinois and I am currently serving on the CFAES Undergraduate Student Council as a delegate for Animal Sciences majors.


  1. In alignment with recommendations from the Safe Campus and Scientific Advisory Subgroup, Campus Area Bus Service (CABS) continues to limit occupancy to support safety and physical distancing guidelines. For students coming/going to our CFAES Columbus campus, please note:

  2. The Libraries are currently offering contact-free pickup by appointment at Thompson Library only, and document delivery through 

  3. The large majority of our faculty and staff will be telecommuting during the pandemic, which means the best way to get assistance is to email your advisor or instructors with questions, or to set up a Zoom or phone call.  There will be a contact directory of email and phone # of all faculty and

  4. The Safe and Healthy Buckeyes website is continually updated with the most current information about the university's return to campus and navigating the term


  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

  4. Alumnifire is an online professional networking and mentoring tool for Ohio State alumni, students and staff to exchange industry expertise and career advice. Get connected with Alumnifire and join this powerful Buckeye network.

  5. 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

  6. Lifebuoy

    Emergency: Dial 911
    University Police: 614-292-2121
    Student Advocacy Center: 614-292-1111
    Student Judicial Affairs: 614-292-0748

  7. Job search

    In addition to company websites, below is a list of websites that you might find helpful in your search for a full-time position, or even internship experience.

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