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Department of Animal Sciences


Student Newsletter: December 7, 2015

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  1. The application form for the 2016 Outstanding Senior Award is now available. This is the premier award granted to seniors in CFAES.


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    Test your knowledge in Animal Science by competing against your peers for a chance to represent Ohio State at the Midwestern Section American Society of Animal Science Meetings!

  2. Join Towers Agricultural Honorary for their 2nd annual event on CFAES campus! We are illuminating a beautiful path in the Chadwick Arboretum for students, faculty, and staff to enjoy together before we depart for winter break.


  1. The Dairy Genetic Services department is seeking a Summer Intern to assist with processing and analysis of herds and providing customer service to ABS field staff and

  2. Legan Livestock & Grain is a 3,000 sow breed to wean family farm producing 80,000 weaned pigs annually located in central Indiana. One third of their weaned pigs are sold to customers (farmers) in Indiana & Illinois and the rest are co-owned with two other partners in Indiana.

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

  4. Seasonal, rotational grazing dairy farm seeking individuals interested in all aspects of grass farming. Duties would include milking, calf raising, herd management, sheep and hog care, and other farm-related jobs.

  5. 100% grass-fed raw milk creamery has positions open for an assistant. Duties would include assisting with cheese make, aging and plant sanitation.

  6. The Alltech Young Scientist (AYS) program features the world’s largest agriscience competition.

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    The National Pork Board is seeking candidates to apply for the 2016 internship program.

  8. Field is excited to bring internship opportunities currently available on our website from valued partners such as Bayer CropScience, DuPont, Smithfield Hog Production, Monsanto and many more!

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    Tyson Foods would like to announce that it is accepting applications for its R&D Summer Internship program.


  1. ADM Alliance Nutrition, Inc., a fully-owned subsidiary of Archer Daniels Midland Company and a leader in the commercial feed industry is seeking a qualified dairy leader in our Ohio

  2. This is a unique opportunity for an energetic, intelligent student to work on either a Master’s or PhD degree at Iowa State University, while being employed as Iowa State University Swine Teaching Farm Manager.


  1. Established in 1950, the purpose of the “Beanie” Drake Scholarship is to provide funds to enable deserving students to participate in campus activities when need might otherwise make it difficult or impossible for them to do so.


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  2. Application Deadlines – January 12, 2016
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  1.  USDA’s Agricultural Outlook Forum provides producers, policymakers, business, government, and industry leaders with a unique opportunity to meet, exchange ideas, and discuss timely issues at the

  2. The College of Veterinary Medicine at Michigan State University is students who may benefit from the Office of Diversity Enrichment Summer Programs.  There are three educational levels offered within the time frame of June 3 – July 22, 2016, with the determination of placement made when the

  3. Operation Groundswell is a non-profit organization that runs international volunteering programs, focusing on social justice issues and working alongside local activists, organizations, and communities.

  4. Towers Agricultural Honorary is currently accepting applications for membership for the 2016 class. It was founded in 1952 by Allan W.


  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