Student Newsletter : December 7, 2020

Welcome to Week 16!

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WEEKLY HIGHLIGHTS

  1. For a chance of getting your pet featured, email Emily at benton.147@osu.edu with a photo and description! 

ACADEMIC DATES & INFO

  1. A new poulry course is being offered in Spring of 2021! ANIMSCI 3046: Poultry Biology is being taught by Dr. Lisa Bielke.

    For more information, see attached

CAMPUS NEWS & EVENTS

  1. Congratulations to our Animal Welfare Judging Team that, collectively, was awarded one-fourth of the total Intercollegiate Animal Welfare Judging/Assessment Contest (AWJAC) awards this past week where 20 years of competition was celebrated. Coached by Drs.

INTERNSHIP & PART-TIME ANNOUNCEMENTS

  1. STgenetics is offering multiple internships in Summer 2021. The positions are: 

  2. Wild Hearts African Farm is a small education and conservation centered non-profit zoo in Lewisburg, OH. They provide positions for interns year round, but are also looking to provide research opportunities for students.

  3. Cooper Farms is now taking applications to a Research and Development Internship. It is currently posted on Handshake.

  4. Applications are now open for college-age students to apply for the American Angus Association®, Angus Journal ® and Angus Genetics Inc.

GRADUATE SCHOOL OPPORTUNITIES

  1. MS or PhD Graduate Assistant positions are available beginning in Fall 2021 or Spring 2022 in Gastrointestinal Health and Physiology Lab in the Department of Animal and Avian Sciences at the University of Maryland (UMD) – College Park under the supervision of Dr. Younggeon Jin.

  2. A Master of Science (MS) degree in Animal Science is available in the Animal and Dairy Science Department at the University of Georgia.  The Animal and Dairy Science Department at the University of Georgia seeks to recruit a top-quality student that would be interested in pursuing a Master of

FULL-TIME JOB ANNOUNCEMENTS

  1. Kentucky Equine Hospital is hiring! 
    We are looking for hospital veterinary technicians. 

  2. Hagyard is hiring Ambulatory Veterinary Assistants for the 2021 breeding season! These are seasonal fulltime positions from January through June. The work week is six days per week with varying start and finish times.

  3. At Clemens Food Group, they are hiring two roles within their research, development, and commercialization team that would fit the bill for an undergrad looking for a role in the meat industry.

  4. Dairy.com is looking to hire an Implementation and Project Manager. 

NAVIGATING COVID TOGETHER

  1. In alignment with recommendations from the Safe Campus and Scientific Advisory Subgroup, Campus Area Bus Service (CABS) continues to limit occupancy to support safety and physical distancing guidelines. For students coming/going to our CFAES Columbus campus, please note:

  2. The Libraries are currently offering contact-free pickup by appointment at Thompson Library only, and document delivery through 

  3. The large majority of our faculty and staff will be telecommuting during the pandemic, which means the best way to get assistance is to email your advisor or instructors with questions, or to set up a Zoom or phone call.  There will be a contact directory of email and phone # of all faculty and

  4. The Safe and Healthy Buckeyes website is continually updated with the most current information about the university's return to campus and navigating the term

HELPFUL RESOURCES

  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 Portfolium.com 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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