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Department of Animal Sciences


Student Newsletter: April 26, 2021

Welcome to Week 36! 

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  1. Center for Human-Animal Interactions Research and Education (CHAIRE) is hosting a short course for Animal Science Students. This short course will take place at the Wilds. It is an overnight conversation workshop with an overnight bush experience in the Wilds.

  2. There will be a change in equine courses offered this fall. Typically, AS 2301 (Behavior and Training, ground work only) and AS 3171 (Equine Health and Diseases) are offered in the fall. These two classes will not be offered in SP22 semester.

  3. Still Looking for Animal Science Major Elective Credits?


  1. Select Sires, Inc. seeks motivated individuals to join our team as Livestock Technicians at our Plain City, OH location. 

    Full-time, part-time, evening, weekend, and summer opportunities are available. 

    The starting pay is $14.00 per hour payable bi-weekly. 

  2. Are you looking for a great undergraduate internship opportunity in the heart of Horse Country? Hagyard would love the opportunity to network with any interested clubs on campus i.e. pre-vet or equine clubs this spring semester.

  3. Poultry Intern

    at Kalmbach Feeds Inc

  4. Seaboard Foods has created a program for graduating seniors interested in food science, food industry management, meat science, animal science (or related) to get hands on training from senior leadership.

    There are three phases in the training program: 

  5. Hameua Farm is a small dairy farm in central PA and they run an agricultural education program for girls age 7-14 during the summer months.  This will be their 25th summer! 

  6. 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. 

  7. 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:


  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.


  1. TLC Pet Hospital is searching for a Veterinary Technician/Receptionist to join their team of professionals. They are a full service, small animal hospital in Richmond Indiana providing quality and compassionate care to their patients and their owners.

  2. This is a full time position located at the Southern Research and Outreach Center (SROC), Waseca, MN.  The position manages the calf barns at maximum efficiency, ensuring that quality research can be conducted while quality replacement heifers are raised to satisfy the commercial dairy partners

  3. 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.

  4. 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.


  1. Applications are open for the Angus Foundation’s Commercial Cattlemen Scholarship program.

  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. 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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