Student Newsletter : April 14, 2019

~Welcome to Week 14~

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NEWS & EVENTS

  1. HOSA- Future Health Professionals will be selling candy bars in the Animal Science Building and Plumb Hall office until the end of the semester.  There is crunch, caramel, almond, and peanut butter.  This is a fundraiser and an opportunity for more students to learn about

  2. Don't miss the Poultry Science Clubs annual Easter Egg hunt! It will be Thursday and Friday (April 18th-19th, 2019) and eggs can be redeemed for prizes from 11am-2pm both days in Kottman Hall (limit of 5 eggs per person).

  3. Come relax with animals for FREE before finals! There will be various animals in the Animal Science Building Arena (111) on Monday, April 22 from 5:30pm-7:00pm.  Snacks will be provided. Students, faculty, and staff are all welcome! 

  4. Upcoming course: EEOB 3498 Undergraduate Research in Behavioral Ecology in Fall 19.

    Call No 26433- 4 credit hours TR 11:10-12:30, plus two hours of lab (TBD by the students)

LEADERSHIP & DEVELOPMENT

  1. Want to have an integral part in planning and promoting CFAES’ Sesquicentennial? Apply for the Sesquicentennial Planning and Engagement Committee (SPEC for short)!

  2. Do you have a bachelor’s degree in science with an emphasis on biology or chemistry? Are you a problem solver, accurate, dependable, able to work well under pressure, and driven to complete tasks once started?

  3. The Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI) launched the Infectious Diseases Student Community of Practice and Engagement (ID SCOPE) in partnership with the Battelle Center for Science, Engineering, and Public Policy, a center within the Glenn College.

  4. Shades Club is always looking to recruit new members! The purpose of Shades of Animal Sciences is to provide networking opportunities for multicultural students with a wide variety of interests, while focusing mainly on animals through education and service.

  5. At A.P.E.S. (American Primate Educational Sanctuary) volunteers take on a role similar to that of a keeper in a zoo. They clean the cages, prepare meals, do dishes, prepare enrichment, and other upkeep that may need done.

  6. The Mid-Ohio Foodbank is hoping to share some of their volunteer opportunities with students and faculty. They have a variety of projects available and would love some new volunteers!

INTERNSHIP & PART-TIME ANNOUNCEMENTS

  1. The Department of Animal Sciences is accepting applications for Undergraduate Teaching Assistants for autumn semester 2019.  Responsibilities vary depending on the course assigned and the applicant’s experience.  Duties may include grading assistance, student support such as office hours and/or

  2. Fort Christopher’s Thoroughbreds, LLC is a modern, thoroughbred facility located just 15 minutes from historic Saratoga Racecourse. We are currently accepting applications for multiple seasonal internship opportunities including:

  3. Opportunity to work (intern) at the Ohio State Fair in the Entry Department. Responsibilites include data input, office skills (cold calls, office equipment), application of animal species knowledge and time management.

  4. Do you know where you will start your career after graduation? If you are still searching for your perfect career opportunity, you are in luck - Seaboard Foods is here to help! They have a few full time Management Trainee positions that are available in the following areas:

  5. DuBois Center, a faith-based camp and retreat center in southern Illinois, is seeking an enthusiastic team player to serve as Barn Coordinator for their summer horseback riding program.

FULL-TIME JOB ANNOUNCEMENTS

  1. The College of Veterinary Medicine seeks a Registered Veterinary Technician to join the OSU Large Animal Services (OSULAS) clinic in Marysville, Ohio.

  2. Have you been looking for a full-time position related to the equine industry? Thoroughbred Daily News has a large list of various career postings. Check out the link here

SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION

  1. The DNMC Dairy Summit is an industry gathering of dairy producers and dairy industry professionals that meet annually for a weekend of fun and education. The 11th annual renewal of this event will be held August 1-4, 2019 in Santa Fe, New Mexico at the Eldorado Hotel and Spa.

  2. The Meat Industry Suppliers Alliance (MISA) of the Food Processing Suppliers Association (FPSA) will be awarding $10,000 scholarships this year to deserving students studying in the Food & Meat Sciences and Engineering at Universities across the country.  Last year they were

HELPFUL RESOURCES

  1. Did you know that CFAES has hired a counselor to support the needs of their students' mental health?  Dr.

  2. Ohio State has switched to Handshake - a modern career development platform for students to explore career employment, internships and other opportunities, based on their interests, major and skills.

  3. The College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences has renewed its partnership with Portfolium.com 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.

    Ag Explorer