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Department of Animal Sciences


Student Newsletter: August 20th, 2017

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  2. Students are you interested in equine behavior and training?

  3. A seven-week, on-line course in Veterinary Entomology (ENTMLGY4607) will commence on Monday October 17th (weeks 8-14 of Autumn Semester).

  4. Are you considering going abroad for Veterinary School?

    NEW joint program allows you to finish your Animal Sciences degree with an early commitment to the University of Glasgow School of Veterinary Medicine!


  1. This week's photo is courtesy of Joan Galbraith!

    Have you always wanted your adorable pet to be on the front page of our weekly newsletter? Well now you have your chance!!

  2. The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine Student Council is pleased to announce the Buckeye Vet Exploration Day for current undergraduate students interested in pursuing a career in veterinary medicine.  
  3. Mr. Andrew Schafer, Southern Africa safari guide and animal behaviorist, will share some of his adventures and discuss how to get involved in opportunities in South Africa.   When: Thursday Aug 24th 6:30‐8:30pm
  4. Join us for the largest College welcome back event at Fred Beekman Park on Wednesday, Aug. 30th starting at 5:00 pm. Join CFAES organizations and enjoy fun games, free food & free stuff!

  5. Join us at 8:30 PM on Tuesday, Aug. 29th for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 on the lawn of Nosker. Free drinks and popcorn!


  1. The Vet Clinic in Worthington is looking for a part time Kennel Technician on Monday evenings, Friday evenings, Saturday evenings, and Sundays (AM and PM or one of the two shifts- negotiable!) Mon, Fri, and Sat would include cleaning the hospital at the end of the day, plus caring for any pets



    Starting Pay- $11.50-$12.50/ hr

    Full Time and Part Time Positions Available

    20-25 hours per week, including weekends!

  3. Fort Christopher’s Thoroughbreds, LLC is a modern, thoroughbred facility located just 15 minutes from historic Saratoga Racecourse. They are currently accepting applications for multiple seasonal internship opportunities including:  
  4. Full Circle Dairy is a commercial dairy, milking 3,000 cows on a rotary parlor in Lee, Florida. Their replacement heifer program boasts state-of-the-art automated feeders, and the primary focus is individualized calf care. To them, every calf counts!

  5. Today is the day!!

    The Kentucky Equine Management Internship is accepting applications for the 2018 Spring Session!

    The deadline to apply to Spring 2018 is October 31, 2017.

    Actual dates for the course are January 8 – June 8, 2018.

  6. South Wind Stables, 6390 Refugee Rd SW Pataskala, OH 43062 (just off 70 heading east) is looking for 1 or 2 interns who are interested in developing their knowledge and skill in equine management, development and care.


  1. Rascal Animal Hospital is currently seeking veterinary assistants and RVT’s to join their animal care team!!!

  2. Position Overview: The Laboratory Animal Technician (LAT) will have the primary responsibility for overseeing the animal husbandry on a day-to-day and study-to-study basis. The LAT will perform daily animal care and daily routine cleaning of labs and offices.


  1. Ohio Sporting Clay Scholarship Classic September 7, 2017
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm


  1. Information Session: August 23, 2017 3:00-4:00PM 212 Animal Science

    Application Deadline: October 15, 2017

    For more information contact Dr. Difei Shen or Dr. Kelly George 

  2. Reasons to Study Abroad:


  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. 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