Student Newsletter : April 4, 2016

  1. Buckeye Summit

    The Ohio State University will be hosting the inaugural Buckeye Summit on Thursday, April 14 at the Ohio Union. The focus of this summit will be food security and the role that each of us can and will play in addressing this critical issue. Imaging the impact the Buckeye community could have if we all came together to change things for the better. To register and learn more, please visit the website.

  2. 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.

  3. Meet with Ohio Farms Packing

    On Wednesday, April 6, from 1:00pm-4:00pm, Ohio Farms Packing will be holding office hours in the CFAES Library and Student Success Center as a part of the Employers on Campus program. Operating from three USDA inspected facilities, New York, Pennsylvania, and Ohio, Atlantic Veal & Lamb provides food service and retailers a complete veal program unmatched in today’s industry. Atlantic Veal & Lamb is a 100% vertically integrated company with total control of animal’s nutrition and well being, including feed production. Animal production consists of the most up to date, state of the art, USDA inspected slaughtering facility in the country. Stop in and have your resume reviewed or hold a mock interview. Make sure to tweet about your experience using #EOC and mentioning @CFAESCareers.

  4. 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!

  5. 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.

  6. AIARD Future Leaders Forum

    In conjunction with the 52nd AIARD Annual Conference, the Future Leaders Forum will be offered again this year thanks to the support of USAID.

    The Association for International Agriculture and Rural Development (AIARD) administers this competitive fellowship program to provide partial financial support to students attending both: 1) the AIARD Annual Conference (June 5-7) and 2) the annual Future Leaders Forum in Washington, D.C. Fellowships are awarded on a competitive basis to students who have a demonstrated interest in international agriculture and rural development issues and their solutions.These fellowships are intended to enhance the students' understanding and appreciation of issues and opportunities in international agriculture and rural development. This program is open to students attending US universities (both US citizens and foreign nationals) who are interested in international agricultural and rural development positions. The objectives of the program are to:

    •             Facilitate student attendance and participation in the AIARD Annual Conference in Washington, DC.

    •             Broaden student vision and help build a broad array of social/cultural, economic and scientific skills required to become an effective 21st century professional in international agriculture and rural development

    •             Facilitate career visioning and networking by providing a day and a half of visits to DC-based agencies, companies and organizations engaged in international agriculture and rural development;

    Applications for scholarships are evaluated by an AIARD committee. As noted above, fellowships are intended to only partially cover expenses related to travel, lodging, registration fees and meals, so students receiving the fellowships will be responsible for obtaining additional funding to cover the total costs of participation.

    The deadline for applications is April 12 at 11:59 p.m., Pacific time.  Fellowship recipients will be notified via email shortly after selection process is completed on April 30. This year's application can be found online.

  7. 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!

  8. 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.

  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. Archival Clerical Support Intern at COSI

    COSI is looking for a hard-working intern to assist with archival and preservation of historical data, including photos, slides, news articles and various paper files dating back to the 1960’s. The inten will be working under the direction of the Volunteer Archivist and the Senior Executive Assistant on a current partnership project with the Columbus Metropolitan Library.  This project is in the early stages and the roles are now being defined, but will likely be all photograph related. For further information, see the attached flyer and/or contact Susan Brehm.

  15. AgCareers Internships

    Field is excited to bring internship opportunities currently available on our website from valued partners such as Bayer CropScience, DuPont, Smithfield Hog Production, Monsanto and many more! Check out this website for a full list of these internships or visit

  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. Dairy QA/Herd Manager

    A premier Dairy company in the Phoenix, AZ metro area is looking for a top notch QA/Herd Manager!  Attached is the job description.  They are an established privately held dairy/food distribution company and a leader in the dairy industry.  They are paying top dollar and relocation for the right candidate.  They are looking for an up and comer in the industry who is focused on career growth.  If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity please contact the partner at Performant Scout, Stacey Rouse.  


    Job Summary: Develop, maintain and supervise all aspects of dairy farm to ensure herd welfare, regulatory compliance, organic herd maintenance and compliance, raw milk quality, equipment/parlor sanitation, and efficient milking practices. Supervise and ensure proper, safe, and exceptional operation of associates engaged in milking and dairy herd maintenance. Monitor animal health and ensure herd welfare practices are maintained.

  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. Ohio EPA Scholarship Opportunity

    This merit-based, non-renewable scholarship is available to students who have an overall GPA of at least 3.0 and can provide letters of recommendation as well as evidence of career motivation. Up to $2,500 is available for students entering their final year in four-year and five-year programs. Up to $1,250 is available to second year students in two year degree programs at public or private technical and community colleges in Ohio.

    For further information and application instructions, please direct yourself to the Ohio EPA Scholarship website. Applications must be received by April 15.

  20. NDS Scholarships Available

    National Dairy Shrine would like to announce that scholarship applications are currently available on our website and that the deadline for applications is April 15th.

    National Dairy Shrine offers over $50,000 dollars in scholarships and are hopeful that students from all over the country apply. Please see the attached application form.

  21. 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

  22. 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.

  23. 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.