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Student Newsletter: December 13th, 2021

Happy Holidays and Welcome to Week 16!

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  1. ASGSA hosted a Young Professionals Night on November 9th. There were guest speakers from industry, academia, and vet-med.


  1. The Ohio State Poultry Judging Team recently competed in the 55th National Collegiate Poultry Judging Contest, hosted by the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, Arkansas, on November 1st & 2nd, 2021.

  2. From December 1st-16th, ASGSA will be holding a Holiday Food drive. They are requesting granola bars or crackers (individual packages), fruit snacks/fruit bars, canned beans/fruit, boxed instant meals, peanut butter, rice, and soup. All items should be non-perishable

  3. The Intercollegiate Animal Welfare Judging/Assessment Contest (AWJAC) virtually celebrated its 21st year of competition on November 20th and 21st.


  1. North Carolina State University is now accepting applications for the 2022 cohort of the "Pigs, Poultry, the Planet, and Data-Driven Problem Solving" (nicknamed "P4") Research and Extension Experience for Undergraduates summer program, which is funded through the USDA and a collaborative effort

  2. The Ohio State Swine Center at Don Scott is currently hiring! They need employees ASAP, so if you are interested, email Bailey Ward at

  3. ST Genetics has a few position openings in their calf care department. They have multiple full and part time positions.

  4. Philbro Animal Health Corporation has opened their Summer internship application. A description of what they are looking for in a candidate and a job description is attatched.


  1. Land O' Lakes/Purina has position openings on theirIncome Operations team.

    The four job postings are below:

  2. Dr. Lisa Bielke is looking to hire a full-time lab technician in Wooster. She is searching for an undergraduate student and is in support of graduate education pursuit while working with her. 

  3. The National Turkey Federation is looking for a recent graduate to fill a position on their team. Ideally the candidate would be a December 2021 graduate or a May 2021 graduate.

  4. The Tifton Bull Evaluation Center at the University of Georgia has a Bull Test Manager position opening in Irwinville (south central Georgia). A BS is preffered, but they will consider a combination of education and experience.


  1. The CFAES scholarship application is open! To access it, visit this website
    The application is due February 15th, 2022


  1. There are information sessions coming up for the England/Scotland Agricultural and Environmental Communication and Netherlands European Dairy Science study-abroad trips! 


  1. Interested in helping to connect new students to OSU and CFAES?

  2. Do you enjoy sharing your passion for Ohio State with others? Would you be willing to show high school students what it's like to be a Buckeye? The "Experience Ohio State for a Day" (EOFD) Program allows prospective students to get a feel for what college is really like.

  3. The College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences Ambassador application is now open!


  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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