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Student Newsletter: February 28th, 2022

Welcome to Week 27!

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CAMPUS NEWS & EVENTS

  1. CHAIRE is excited to announce that Pilot Dogs is partnering with the Human-Animal Interactions Club to develop a puppy raising program.

  2. The (Local) Academic Quadrathlon Competition will be held in the Animal Sciences Bldg.

  3. The College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences is pleased to announce the 2022 Undergraduate Research Poster Competition on Tuesday, April 12, 2022 from 1:00-3:00 p.m.  at the Nationwide & Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center. Registration is open now through March 9, 2022. For more

INTERNSHIP & PART-TIME ANNOUNCEMENTS

  1. The Wilds' summer camp program at the Columbus Zoo is looking for counselors! Counselors spend weeklong periods, of up to 6 days, living at the camp facility with the campers. More information is attached

  2. Pleasant Valley Farms of Berkshire, VT is a progressive large dairy farm utilizing multiple locations to manage the different life stages of their cattle.

  3. Black Leg Ranch is offering an internship for summer of 2022! They are an extremely diverse cow/calf, bison, and feeding operation in southern North Dakota. The application and more information can be found at their website

  4. Abbott Nutrition is looking for interns! It would be 8-19 hours a week with a scientist or engineer on projects. This is a paid position based on year in school. 

  5. Birch Creek Farmery has an opening for their Summer 2022 sustainable ranch internship! It pays $15 an hour and is located west of Pittsburgh on the state line.

  6. Cleveland Museum of Natural History has eight paid undergrad internships for this summer in various Natural History areas including paleontology, 3D modeling, anthropology, zoology, education and with live animals! Applications are due March 15.

  7. The Agronomy and Farm Solutions team at AGCO is driven to enhance farm value through science and engineering by connecting sensors and machines to plants and soils.

  8. The Greenacres Research Department is looking for a paid research intern from May 1st to September 1st to join their 2022 season. Greenacres research uses a multidisciplinary approach to explore connections between management practices and the outcomes on both our land and end products.

  9. Certified Humane is a nonprofit certification organization that performs on-farm audits and assessments to affirm that poultry and livestock producers are complying with their 

  10. New Day Farms is looking for SU22 interns who might want to work in live production of pullets and/or egg-laying hens.  New Day Farms is part of a larger parent company, Daybreak Foods, Inc., with locations in

  11. Trillium Farms, the largest egg producer in Ohio, is looking for interns this SP22 and SU22.  Trillium Farms (https://www.versova.com/trillium-farms/) has two locations within Ohio:

GRADUATE SCHOOL OPPORTUNITIES

  1. Are you interested in increasing your understanding of dairy cattle health, mastitis, and mammary gland biology and how they affect milk production? The Mastitis and Mammary Physiology Laboratory located in Wooster, Ohio focuses on these questions to improve dairy cattle health and productivity

FULL-TIME JOB ANNOUNCEMENTS

  1. The Ayrshire Breeders' Association and American Guernsey Association are combining forces and seeking a motivated, full-time employee to serve as Records Coordinator between the two breeds. For more information, see attatched.

  2. The OSU Swine Farm is looking for a Swine Extension Specialist! For more information and to apply, visit this website

  3. Select Sires, Inc. is seeking motivated individuals to join their team. This hourly, non-exempt position is located at their facility in Plain City, Ohio. Candidates must be self-directed, detail-oriented, and organized.

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  4. There are full-time positions available at Cincinnati Children's Hospital. The Division of Allergy and Immunology is looking to hire several clinical research coordinators (well-suited for students graduating with B.S.

RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES

  1. SURGe is a 10-week intensive research experience under the mentorship of one of Texas A&M's Faculty of Genetics members that also includes a 3-credit hour Bioinformatics class. 

SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION

  1. The 2022 Targeting Excellence scholarship application is now live. Attached is a flyer with more information.

LEADERSHIP & DEVELOPMENT

  1. The Cargill Global Scholars Program is currently accepting

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. 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

  5. Lifebuoy

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

  6. 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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