Student Newsletter : December 10, 2017

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NEWS & EVENTS

  1. Help with a research project and get an Amazon gift card? Sign me up!

  2. Attention women in agriculture programs! 

  3. There is a Shorthorn Plus Steer club calf for sale. The calf was born on February 7, 2017. For pictures and more information, please see the attachment or call 614-282-1154.

  4. Buckeye Parasitology Club is accepting new members! This club includes undergraduates, graduate and professional students. Anyone with an interest in parasites (veterinary or human) is welcome to join.

  5. 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!!

LEADERSHIP & DEVELOPMENT

  1. American Primate Educational Sanctuary (A.P.E.S.) is looking for students that desire the experience of working closely with primates in their care, feeding, and enrichment exercises. Volunteering with A.P.E.S.

  2. CFAES Outstanding Senior Award Applications are now available!

  3. Attention Students! Do you have riding experience and are you interested in learning how to start a horse under saddle? Then, AS2401 Advanced Behavior and Training might be the class for you.

  4. Are you a first year commuter student interested in making new friends? The commuter mentoring program is offered to first year commuter students and helps them engage more with campus activities and have an overall better experience at OSU.

STUDY ABROAD INFORMATION

  1. CFAES has a new transcript designation available to recognize student efforts to internationalize their OSU experience. This new designation is called the Global Option (GO). 

    The CFAES GO has four basic components:

  2. Reasons to Study Abroad:

RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES

  1. Funding is available to students studying in animal sciences or a related discipline to conduct research with faculty located in Columbus and at the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center in Wooster, Ohio.

  2. A PhD and/or MS graduate research assistant position(s) is available in Dr. Jackie Boerman’s at Purdue University to pursue projects related to applied dairy cattle nutrition.

INTERNSHIP & PART-TIME ANNOUNCEMENTS

  1. Dairyland Seed is looking for Summer 2018 inters. This internship program is designed to give agriculturists an overview of the seed industry while gaining valuable skills working with our experienced network of dealers and sales managers.

  2. The Animal Agriculture Alliance is accepting applications for its summer internship opportunity located in Arlington, VA.

  3. Zoetis is a global animal health company dedicated to supporting customers and their businesses in ever better ways.

  4. 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

  5. There is a 4-H student internship position available at Nationwide & Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center. The postion responsibilities include;

  6. The U.S. Meat Animal Research Center (USMARC), located in Clay Center, Nebraska, will be sponsoring a 2018 Summer Research Internship Program for undergraduate students.

  7. Applications are now being accepted for the Vita Plus Dairy Nutrition and Management Fellowship.  
  8. COBA/Select Sires is seeking a Communications/Marketing intern for the summer of 2018.

  9. Hagyard is currently accepting applications for the Hagyard Veterinary Assistant Internship program.

    If you have any questions, please contact Jamie O’Flynn.

  10. Tyson R&D Foods is accepting applications to fill 7 internship postions for summer 2018. This internship will provide hands-on experiences and allow individuals to gain mentorship from highly experiences industry professionals.

  11. Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) is looking for a summer commercial dairy intern. The intern will be assigned a sales mentor that they will ride with to become acclimated to the sales climate.

  12. Are you interested in a career as a large dairy herd manager? Apply for the Hilmar Dairy Farm Internship. Interns develop skills to become a herdsman or dairy manager. This is a paid internship and offers housing and a travel reimbursement.

    Requirements:

  13. The Columbus Division of Police is currently looking for students interested in an internship with our Mounted Unit during the Spring Semester. Internships are voluntary, non-paid positions and are intended for students that are seeking academic credit.

  14. Sitz Angus is looking for two types of interns: ranch and farm. 

  15. Cargill Animal Nutrition provides customized animal productivity solutions to commercial producers across the Americas, Europe, and Asia. Rather than focusing on standardized nutrition products, they create customized ingredient blends and management programs to fit each situation.

  16. 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:  
  17. 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.

FULL-TIME JOB ANNOUNCEMENTS

  1. A modern calf raising and heifer feedlot facility is seeking management assistance in Fresno, CA with 30,000 head facilities and 100 employees.

  2. Job Position: Assistant Manager   Description: Modern calf raising and heifer feedlot facility seeking management assistance in Fresno, CA with 30,000 head facilities and 100 employees.   Requirements:
  3. Country View Family Farms, which is part of the vertically integrated Clemens Food Group, has several open positions that they need to fill. They are hiring a variety of postions, everything from farm technicians, to farm managers, to service managers.

  4. This is a rare opportunity for a full time beef herd position in Ohio! The position would be salaried and health care would be provided. Housing is an option if needed. For more information, email Joanie or call 937-763-1198.

     

     

  5. Keith Marshall with Marshall Farms in Unionville, VA is looking for a farm manager. The herd consists of about 500 cows with robotic milkers and managed in an organic system. For more information, call Keith at 540-604-4794 or email.

  6. Kalmbach Feeds is looking for a full-time dairy nutirtionist. This is a highly responsible position associated with providing meaningful technical support and growing the dairy nutritional product sales.

  7. PointOne Recruiting Solutions is seeking a full-time Meat Scientist for their client; a large-scale, family owned, custom-formulated, culinary-quality meat producer located south of Chicago. Relocation is available!

  8. BARK is what happens when a bunch of crazy dog people turn an obsession into a profession. The office is filled with dogs barking and burping, wrassling and chirping. (And laughter.

  9. The Department of Animal Science under the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Iowa State University is seeking candidates for a Program Coordinator III – Dairy Farm Manager.

SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION

  1. Study.com is excited to share a new scholarship offered to female students pursuing an undergraduate degree in science, biology, physical science, social science, chemistry, or physics. Study.com hopes to promote both educational opportunities and achievement for women in science.

HELPFUL RESOURCES

  1. 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

  2. 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