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Student Newsletter: February 1, 2016

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  1. Have you ever wanted to get to know your professors more outside the classroom?  Have you ever wondered if they were real human beings that did crazy things in their youthful years or have lives outside their office?  Now is your opportunity to get to know your favorites a little better during

  2. Animal Welfare and Behavior Club will be having their next meeting February 4th at 5:30 pm in Animal Sciences 210. Tara Gifford will be presenting on equine behavior and training

  3. Congratulations to the OSU Dairy Judging Team (Laura Bond, Colton Harstine, Ella Jackson, and Meghan Sanders) as they finished 2nd in the Jersey breed at the Fort Worth Stock Show in Texas.


  1. Application deadline: February 2

  2. QTest Labs is seeking 4-5 students to work a few hours a day as a Laboratory Animal Technician.

  3. Safari Adventures at Kalahari Resort in Sandusky, OH is looking for strongly motivated and hard working individuals ready for a hands on experience in a AZA accredited zoo.

  4. Wild Horse Rescue, Inc. is a non-profit public charity located on a rural McDermott property in Scioto County, Ohio.

  5. The emphasis of this program is the management of a commercial equine facility and improved horse handling and training skills. Students will learn ground training techniques including halter breaking, lungeing, longlining, and ground driving.

  6. The Summer Experience in Farm Management introduces students to the modern farm as a business, which has as its objective the conversion of plants into milk and meat. All students will be asked to work long hours on occasion, but no more so than would normally be expected on a dairy farm.

  7. Positions are now available for paid undergraduate research at Miner Institute's Forage Lab.

  8. The Ohio Beef Council is offering a few part-time positions for juniors, seniors or recently graduated students.

  9. The U.S. Trotting Association is going to have 2 internships next summer in our Information & Research Department.  Interns will perform tasks related to the gathering, compilation, and dissemination of racing and breeding data for the USTA, its members and customers.

  10. 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!


  1. A progressive calf ranch in the upper mid-west is looking for a general manager. Responsibilities would include oversight of daily activities, working with employee management, training and other various roles.

  2. The Technical Service Representative at Osborne Industries Inc is responsible for the installation, commissioning and field service of Osborne Industries Automated Swine Equipment.

  3. Select Sires, Inc. is seeking Livestock Technicians, Shipping Technicians and Processing Technicians at multiple locations. Work schedules and duties vary per facility for these non-exempt positions and employees are paid hourly wages.


  1. National Dairy Promotion and Research Board (NDPRB), through Dairy Management Inc.

  2. Are you working towards positive solutions to environmental challenges? Have you demonstrated your commitment to the environment through public service? Do you inspire and motivate others to take action?

  3. All students in the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences are encouraged to fill out the College Scholarship Application for the 2015-16 academic year by February 15. Students only need to

  4. The Ohio Holstein Women’s Scholarship is dedicated to the encouragement of deserving and qualified persons with a high school degree and with a dairy background to obtain an Associates, Bachelor’s or Masters Degree, or to start-up and continue in the dairy business.

  5. Tthe 2016-2017 Pork Industry Scholarship application period is now open!   All college juniors and seniors who plan to pursue a career in swine production management or a related field, or will be seeking to attend graduate school and major in a discipline with an emphasis on swine are invited

  6. Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM), a world leader in agricultural processing, is awarding $1,000 scholarships to select college students who plan to enter an operations career in an ag-related field.
    To be considered for a scholarship, students must:

  7. Scholarships worth $1,000 will be awarded to 10 college students in their first or second year who demonstrate scholastic achievement, leadership in agriculture and a perceived ability to contribute to agriculture in the future. Preference goes to first or second year college students pursuing


  1. CFAES is hosting a Professional Development Night titled "Creativity in the Workplace" on February 2 from 7-9pm at the 4H center. Tickets are $5 currently available in Ag Admin 100 and Kottman 210.

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


  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