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Student Newsletter: April 4th, 2022

Welcome to Week 32!

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ACADEMIC DATES & INFO

  1. Are you looking to develop skills in preclinical or clinical trial design, toxicology, safety, or clinical pharmacology, or advance your career in research administration?

CAMPUS NEWS & EVENTS

  1. The Department of Animal Sciences is planning their annual Animal Science Celebration of Excellence for Thursday, April 14, 3:00-4:30 pm, Fawcett Center (see attached

  2. The Half a Hog ASGSA Fundraiser is here again! Tickets are 1 for $5 or 5 for $20. They will pick 2 winners on April 11th! Each winner will win over 50 lbs of pork (chops, ham, ham steaks, bacon, sausage, & roasts)!!

  3. CFAES is holding a Celebration of Students on April 14th, 2022 at 5:30 in the Archie Griffin Ballroom. All faculty, staff and undergraduate students are encouraged to attend! 

INTERNSHIP & PART-TIME ANNOUNCEMENTS

  1. Crossroads Land and Livestock has three different internships available for those interested in ranching! There is a three month, six month, and twelve month program. See attached for more information! 

  2. TAG Farms is looking for a Stable Hand and has an internship available! See the flyers below for more information: 

    Stable Hand Position

  3. The Vet Clinic is looking for someone for someone who could fulfill both the kennel technician role as well as a veterinary assistant role. The kennel technician shifts include Wednesday PM, Friday PM, and Saturday afternoon/PM.

  4. Whitestone Farm LLC has available positions for 2022!

FULL-TIME JOB ANNOUNCEMENTS

  1. Crossroads Land and Livestock is looking for a Production Manager! See attached for more information. 

  2. The Ohio State University Waterman Dairy is looking for students with experience operating agricultural equipment to feed cattle, perform routine equipment maintenance, and assist with daily farm operation, corn silage production, & pasture management.

SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION

  1. In 2021, 15 scholarships totaling $59,000 were awarded to undergraduate and graduate students pursuing an ag degree and are active leaders in their community and the beef industry. Applications will be open next week for graduate and undergraduate scholarships ranging from $1,000 - $7,500.

  2. The annual Frank Baker/Larry Cundiff Scholarship is being sponsored by the Beef Improvement Federation. Students currently enrolled in an advanced degree program at an accredited university in the United States or Canada are eligible. Students need not be U.S. citizens.

  3. The Angus Foundation is honored to be able to award academic scholarships for students using registered Angus bulls in their family’s commercial cattle operation.

LEADERSHIP & DEVELOPMENT

  1. Faculty at The Ohio State University are offering a two-day (May 6th and 7th) in-person program for farm owners and employees that aims to provide marketable skills for participants while promoting the health and welfare of dairy animals.

HELPFUL RESOURCES

  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 Portfolium.com and will continue to provide ALL students and faculty the opportunity to

  4. 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

  5. Lifebuoy

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

  6. 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