Student Newsletter : February 16, 2020

Welcome to Week 27!

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NEWS & EVENTS

  1. The Animal Science Graduate Student Association (ASGSA) is hosting a professional development night, "Becoming a Young Professional", which is geared towards helping Animal Science majors take their “next step”, whether that be a career in industry, graduate school, or vet

  2. CFAES Student Council’s “Breaking the Boundaries” Discussion Panel

ACADEMIC DATES & INFO

  1. The OSU Shelter Medicine club is hosting a mock trial with some of the leading veterinary forensics experts!

    The Mock Trial will take place Thursday, February 20th from 5:30-7:00 pm in the Medical Center Auditorium. Everyone is invited! 

  2. Help CFAES celebrate the sesquicentennial by participating in two social media campaigns, #150ActionsToSustainLife, and #150BuckeyesWorldwide.

    150 Actions to Sustain Life 

LEADERSHIP & DEVELOPMENT

  1. AZP is a leadership honorary that focuses on an interconnection between food, agriculture and the environment. The program is focused on leadership development, an international experience and a connection among peers in our college and industries.

  2. Romophos is a sophomore class honorary founded in 1932 at the Ohio State University. The name comes from the backward spelling of sophomore, with a little creative rearranging. Each new class of Romophos takes on a fundraising project for a charity selected each year.

  3. The Columbus AAZK Chapter is looking for interested students and student organizations to join the chapter.  The Columbus AAZK Chapter is willing to provide talks/Q&A (zookeeping, field work, enrichment, other aspects of animal care, etc.), do community/river cleanups, and conservation

GRADUATE SCHOOL OPPORTUNITIES

  1. The Equine Extension program led by Dr.

INTERNSHIP & PART-TIME ANNOUNCEMENTS

  1. The Veterinary Medical Center is recruiting veterinary technicians in a variety of specialties and departments.  All positions are currently posted through February 23rd.

    For more information, follow the links below.

  2. An exciting internship opportunity with Humane Animal Rescue’s Wildlife Rehabilitation

  3. The Ohio State Waterman Dairy is looking for OSU students who are interested in employment and/or a paid summer internship for 2020. The OSU Waterman Dairy milks 100 registered Jerseys and raises approximately 165 replacement heifers.

  4. 2020 Ohio State Fair Entry Department is hiring an intern. Employment is available from middle of June to early August. 

    Responsibilities include data input, office skills, and time managment. 

  5. Kentucky Equine Management is now accepting applications for Fall 2020 Sales & Marketing internships!

  6. The National Turkey Federation is currently accepting internship applications for the Summer 2020 semester in our Washington, D.C. office. They seek a recent graduate or a currently enrolled senior/ junior with a desire to learn about and advocate for the turkey industry.

  7. Black Leg Ranch is again offering an internship opportunity for the upcoming summer. The program will run from May 15th- August 15th (dependent on College schedule).

  8. The YMCA Camp Ernst is looking for a Equine Facility Management Intern. The 365 acre facility located in Northern Kentucky includes 2 outdoor arenas, over 10 miles of trails, a lake, 2 swimming pools, a ropes course and much more!

  9. The WH Miner Agricultural Research Institute is offering summer experiences. More information can be found below

    Summer Experience in Farm Management

  10. Positions are available on a 1300 cow dairy farm in New Zealand. These positions are for the season starting July 2020 and ending June 2021.

FULL-TIME JOB ANNOUNCEMENTS

  1. A full-time herdsmen position is available on a 250-acre cow/calf operation in Batesville, Indiana. 

SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION

  1. Scholarships will be awarded to both undergraduate as well as graduate & veterinary students enrolled in a food animal agriculture related curriculum at an institution that offers agriculture degrees.

HELPFUL RESOURCES

  1. Child Care Access Means Parents In School Program supports the participation of low-income parents in postsecondary education by providing childcare service for children six weeks to 12 years old.

  2. Did you know that CFAES has hired a counselor to support the needs of their students' mental health?  Dr.

  3. Ohio State has switched to Handshake - a modern career development platform for students to explore career employment, internships and other opportunities, based on their interests, major and skills.

  4. 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

  5. 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.

  6. 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

  7. Lifebuoy

    Emergency: Dial 911
    University Police: 614-292-2121
    Student Advocacy Center: 614-292-1111
    Student Judicial Affairs: 614-292-0748

  8. 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.

    Ag Explorer