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Student Newsletter: August 30, 2021

Welcome to Week 2!

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  1. Looking for a unique course to take this fall?   CFAES Dean Kress and Dr. Hitzhusen from ENR will be offering a Group Studies course (ENR/FAES 5194) titled “What Does it Mean to be a Good Person?” 


  1. Join us Thursday, September 2nd from 4:00-7:00 pm for this FREE outdoor event for students, faculty and staff.

  2. The Center for Human Animal Interactions Research and Education is hosting a Human-Animal Internactions day! It will be held on October 2nd, from noon to five.

  3. Visit Welcome Back 101 for all the information you'll need as you return to campus! More information can be found on safe and healthy protocols, events, and more!


  1. 1) Graduate and Undergraduate Opportunities

  2. KESMARC, Kentucky Equine Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation Center has a few spots open for our fall and winter internship programs. The Derby internship is full time and lasts 3 months (housing is provided)!

  3. Student Position Available!

  4. Animal Care Unlimited is a 5-DVM (and growing!) small animal/ exotic practice and pet boarding facility in NW Columbus seeking to fill one to two full or part time animal care positions on our team. Previous veterinary hospital or animal related experience is preferred.


  1. We have recently announced a Dairy Research Technician position at UW-Platteville. This position will assist in the dairy cow-related research and training efforts at Pioneer Farm and the on-campus lab spaces. The major qualifications are listed below. 

  2. STgenetics Ohio Heifer Center is seeking a motivated individual to join our team as a veterinary/research assistant at our South Charleston, OH location located just 40 minutes from Columbus.

  3.  In 2019, the Denmandale family farm started talking about adding a milk processing plant to the farm.

  4. UW-Madison is looking for someone who might be interested in managing the animal sciences youth programs in the Division of Extension at UW-Madison. B.S. is required and M.S.

  5. ULAR is in need of technicians in their lab animal facilities, and would welcome any applicants from the Animal Sciences graduates and students. They are mostly looking for full time employees, but would try to accommodate some current students as well. Anyone interested can contact Dr.


  1. Part of the Lallemand Forward program is an annual scholarship opportunity with awards for undergraduate, DVM, masters, and PhD students.  They have started accepting applications now through Sep. 30th.


  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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