Student Newsletter : April 18, 2016

  1. Shades Fundraiser

    Shades of Animal Science will be hosting a fundraiser at Blaze Pizza on Tuesday, April 19 from 6-10pm. Please be sure to mention Shades of Animal Science when ordering so they can receive a portion of the funds! The student organization will be going as a group around 6:30pm, if anyone would like to join. Please contact Emily Augsburger with any questions.

  2. ONE: Alltech Ideas Conference

    Would you be interested in an all-expense paid trip to Lexington, KY and free registration to the Alltech Ideas Conference? An event dedicated to inspiring innovation, ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference will kick off on Sunday, May 22 with an all-star line-up sure to get the juices flowing. The first prize goes to the person who finds ONE idea, ONE action to change the world in the areas of science, agriculture, entrepreneurship, business and marketing.  Seek out the one-in-a-million idea that could change the way you think and do business and submit it here. Network with those who share your love of "what's next," and become an agent of change and progress in your organization. Visit the website for information on how to sign up today! If raising funds for your organization to attend is difficult, check out the Coffee Fundraising Program!

    Still not convinced on attending? Check out these 12 reasons on why you should attend!

  3. Shades of Animal Science

    Shades of Animal Science is an organization that networks students with faculty members and career professionals in the several areas of animal sciences. They participate in several hands-on activities throughout the year with animals such as cattle, primates, big cats, and rabbits. The meetings are every other Tuesday at 6:30 in the Animal Science Building Room 210 or at an off campus location. All are welcome to join and attend! Please contact Ms. Joldrichsen with any questions.

  4. A Day in the Life of a Buckeye

    A Day in the Life of a Buckeye is a program that offers a one-on-one experience for inner city and Appalachian area high school sophomores and juniors to experience life at The Ohio State University, and college in general, for a day. This visit, hosted by currently enrolled undergraduate students, often includes attending classes, interacting with faculty and staff, eating in campus-area dining facilities, visiting the library and recreational facilities, attending student group meetings, and seeing a residence hall room. If being a host is right up your alley, be sure to sign up online today!

  5. Experience OSU for a Day Hosts Needed

    Do you enjoy sharing your passion for Ohio State with others? Would you be willing to show high school students what it is like to be a Buckeye? The "Experience OSU for a Day" (EOFD) Program allows prospective students to get a feel for what college is really like. These students visit CFAES frequently, and we are in need of volunteers to show these students around campus when they come to visit.

    EOFD Hosts volunteer to have prospective high school students shadow them from 9:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. for 1-2 weekdays each semester. Hosting is very flexible and can be adjusted to fit your schedule. Hosts are encouraged to take their shadow(s) to see various classrooms, the Oval, the Union, a dorm room, and to eat lunch at Parker Dairy Store (lunch is free for the host and shadow). To sign up, simply fill out the form. If you have questions, feel free to contact Gary Klopfenstein.

  6. Equestrian Staff at Camp Tecumseh YMCA

    Camp Tecumseh YMCA, in Central Indiana, is looking for individual who love working with horses and kids in a great summer camp environment!  We are hiring for summer-long positions for both Equestrian Camp Counselors as well as Barn Assistants/Instructors.  Both are paid positions that include on-site housing in either cabins or non-cabin support staff housing.  Some equestrian experience is required, but applicants need not be "expert level."  Contact Joel Sieplinga, Summer Camp Director, at for more information.

  7. KEMI Internship

    Applications for the Fall 2016 session of the Kentucky Equine Management Internship (KEMI) program must be postmarked by April 30. The course dates are June 17-December 2. Applications and more information can be found on the website. Please email with any questions.

  8. Dairy Science and Marketing Intern

    Hidden Acre Dairy Group, LLC is seeking an intern who has the vision and determination to break out of the typical dairy ways and help create a new path for this evolving industry. HADG is offering a product new to the East Coast and wants someone who has the drive to put a company on the map. The attached job description will have full details about the position as well as directions on how to apply. Applications are being accepted until April 30.

  9. Alltech Research Intern

    Internships at Alltech’s Center for Animal Nutrigenomics and Applied Animal Nutrition offer students the opportunity to work in a professional research setting and utilize state-of-the-art equipment and technology. Each intern is assigned to a research project alongside a supervising scientist or team member. Please visit the website for more information. The time has already passed to apply for summer internships, but applications are being accepted until June 1 for fall internships!

  10. Wild Horse Rescue Intern

    Wild Horse Rescue, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit public charity located on a rural Mc Dermott property in Scioto County, Ohio. The farm features Equine of all types. Many have been abused or starved at one point in their lives and need human interaction. Natural Horsemanship methods are used for caring for the animals. Understanding herd behavior and how they react to pressure is required of all applicants.  The intern will be supervised and assisted when needed for safety purposes. All work with the horses is determined by round pen conditions due to weather. The intern must have extensive experience around horses as most of the horses here have been abused and/or have poor ground manners due to lack of proper training.

    The intern should live in the area and provide their own transportation to and from the facility. Unfortunately, Wild Horse Rescue cannot pay for the services nor provide any benefits other than knowledge of the equine handling. Interested interns can contact Betty Davison via e-mail and include their phone number with a convenient time for receiving calls.

  11. OSU Waterman Dairy Farm

    The Ohio State Waterman Dairy is looking for students interested in the dairy industry who are looking for a paid job or internship for Summer 2016 employment. The OSU Waterman Dairy has 110 registered Jerseys in milk and approximately 165 replacement heifers. The farm facilitates research, gives tours to a wide range of ages, and allows for hands on college course experience.

    Benefits to summer employment gives employees preference to limited fall semester job openings. The farm does provide free on farm housing for students who demonstrate good knowledge and work ethic. These students are held to a higher level of accountability and take on the role of student managers. Additional information can be found on the attachment.

  12. Employee Needed for Family Ranch

    A working cattle and family ranch located near Dubois, Wyoming needs a summer employee. Duties include but are not limited to: cutting lawns, spraying weeds, mending fences, watering lawns and pastures. Some horseback riding experience is preferred. Pay is $10.00 per hour based on a 40 hour work week.  Call Will Rigsby at 307-455-3335 for more information and/or send resume with any work references to

  13. COSI Marketing Internship

    COSI is looking for a marketing intern to work with and assist the Senior Director of Marketing & Communication and the Marketing Team to accomplish marketing campaign objectives including managing assets, coordinating media placements and promotions, analyzing and reporting on campaign results. Additional activities for the student intern would include developing and executing grass roots/affinity group outreach tactics. 

    For further information including requirements, check out the attached job description. Interested applicants should send resume and cover letter to Tony Parks.

  14. Reproductive Diagnostics Inc.

    Due to expansion of lab services, one full time embryology/ andrology position and one full time andrology position available at Reproductive Diagnostics, Inc., a high performance lab of over 25 years, in Columbus, OH.  Minimum BS in biology or a related scientific field or Med Tech degree required, previous experience in IVF, ICSI, and vitrification is a plus.  Candidates must be easy- going, detail- oriented, US citizens, and comfortable communicating with patients and physicians.  Weekend and holiday rotations are expected.  Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.
    Please send resume or CV as an indication of interest to Donna Ridder, MS, TS, CRCS at

  15. MedTech for Solutions

    MedTech For Solutions is recruiting for a full time Andrologist, Junior Embryologist for a practice in the Columbus/Dayton Ohio  area. The preferred candidate will have a minimum of a B.S. degree in a biological science or related field. Extensive Lab experience preferred. A good working knowledge of QC/QA is also required. Exacting standards, attention to detail, exemplary documentation habits, excellent communication skills and a desire to follow protocol is necessary.
    They are seeking a highly motivated, detail-oriented laboratorian with excellent interpersonal and communication skills.  Weekend and holiday coverage is essential. The position’s offer an excellent salary (based on experience) & benefits package.
    Only  US citizens or green card holders will be considered.
    Inquiries will be considered in strict confidence.
    Interested candidates should send their cover letter and CV to, recruitment at

  16. Semex District Sales Representative Position

    Semex is actively seeking a relationship-oriented, motivated individual to join their sales team in Central and Eastern Ohio.  Using Semex sales tools and technology, employees will develop and grow partnerships with their customers by listening to their needs, showing the value of the products and programs and seeking solutions to help their operations be more profitable. As a District Sales Representative you will deliver value-added genetic solutions and programs while increasing sales volume within the given sales territory.

    Along with enthusiasm for and experience in the dairy industry, the qualified candidates have exceptional customer relations and communication skills. You must be a self-starter, results oriented and driven by developing win-win solutions. At least 1-year sales experience required and a Bachelor degree in Agriculture is preferable. In depth genetic knowledge and familiarity with dairy management software programs are considered assets. Considerable travel will be required.

    Please apply at the following link.

  17. Poultry Specialist Position

    Commodity Blenders, Inc. is looking to hire the right individual to immediately assist in the expansion of their poultry division. This is an exciting opportunity to grow with an established company. For consideration please submit resumes to Kirt Keener. Please view the attached job description for further details.

  18. NPFDA Scholarship

    The National Poultry & Food Distributors Association awards scholarships to various students of agricultural colleges and universities across the United States. Each selected student will receive a $2000-2500 scholarship from NPFDA. Please visit the website for more details. Applications can be submitted until May 31.

  19. MISA Scholarship

    The Meat Industry Suppliers Alliance (MISA) of the Food Processing Suppliers Association will be awarding seven $10,000 scholarships this year to deserving students studying the meat sciences at universities across the country.  Last year they were awarded to students at Colorado State, Kansas State, Ohio State, Texas Tech and Iowa State. Applications can be found online. The deadline for the scholarship submission is May 1

  20. North American Meat Institute Scholarship

    Since its inception in 1985, the North American Meat Institute (NAMI) Scholarship Foundation has granted tens of thousands of dollars in scholarships to exceptional undergraduate students pursuing degrees in the Animal, Meat and Food Sciences. The goal of the Foundation is to create a self-perpetuating endowment that will fund scholarships well into the 21st Century.

    Undergraduates majoring in Animal/Meat/Food Science with an orientation toward the post harvest processing of meat and poultry food products or enrolled in a Culinary (Art) Science program, are encouraged to apply. See their website for more information or fill out an application today! Applications much be received by May 30.

  21. NDPRB Scholarship

    National Dairy Promotion and Research Board (NDPRB), through Dairy Management Inc. (DMI), annually awards up to 11 $2,500 scholarships to eligible undergraduate students (sophomore through senior) enrolled in college/university programs that emphasize dairy and is now accepting scholarship applications for the 2016-2017 school year.  Check out the attachment for a copy of the application and scholarship details.  Information can also be found on their website. The deadline for applications is Friday, April 22.