Student Newsletter : February 29, 2016

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NEWS & EVENTS

  1. Congratulations to the following students that placed in the research forum:

    Animal Health
    1 – Rachael Adams
    2 – John Rowe

    Animal Nutrition
    1 – Jared Ashworth
    2 – Rachel Woodfint

    Social Science
    1 – Sarah Adamczak

  2. Are you looking for an opportunity to polish up your professional skills? To network with industry leaders, and enjoy a 3 course dinner with friends? Then join student council in the annual Professional Development night event March 28th from 6- 8 pm.

  3. Do you have an interest in genetics?  Don’t miss out on this seminar presentation geared for students by Dr.

  4. Do you miss your 4-H/FFA days of showmanship competition? Do you want to have a friendly competition amongst your friends and peers? Have you ever wanted to learn how to show a heifer, hog, sheep, or horse? Then the Little International showmanship competition is for you!

ACADEMIC DATES & INFO

  1. Attached is a flyer with info for a GRA opportunity for the Master in Plant Health Management.  The department is seeking someone with an interest and background in Ohio agriculture and

LEADERSHIP & DEVELOPMENT

  1. Are you interested in recruiting, teaching, and mentoring others?  Please consider applying to the departmental leadership team.  A description of the team and requirements is attached along with the application. 

  2. The Waldock Brothers Award recognizes an Outstanding Senior in Animal Sciences based on criteria including scholarship, leadership, and service to the Department of Animal Sciences, the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences, The Ohio State University and the communities

  3. A Day in the Life of a Buckeye is a program that offers a one-on-one experience for inner city and Appalachian area high school sophomores and juniors to experience life at The Ohio State University, and college in general, for a day.

  4. 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.

INTERNSHIP & PART-TIME ANNOUNCEMENTS

  1. The Wilds is currently offering two seasonal positions in their Education department:

  2. Winding Creeks equine farm is currently offering positions for their summer internship program from May 16 - August 7. Please view the attachment for full details as well as contact information.

  3. Southern Swiss Dairy, LLC is now accepting applications for their summer internship through March 15. Southern Swiss operates an on-farm creamery alongside a dairy with registered Brown Swiss cows.

  4. The Ohio poultry industry is dynamic and growing. There will be an increased need for a well-qualified work force in the near future.

  5. Cosi is offering positions as a Summer Animal Specialist Intern. Students will be responsible for providing hands-on care for animals, developing and implementing enrichment methods for the animals. This would be a great resume builder for any Zoology or Animal Science major.

  6. Nationwide and the Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center is looking for a 4-H Animal Sciences Student Intern to assist with the 2016 Ohio State Fair Youth Events from April 11th to August 14th.

  7. The James W.

  8. Avery Animal Hospital is a busy, five doctor veterinary practice in Hilliard, Ohio.

  9. The Ohio Cattlemen's Association and Ohio Beef Council offers many internships for college students throughout the year. A scholarship will be awarded to each intern. Each intern also has the opportunity to earn credit while completing the internship.

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

  11. 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.

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

  13. 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.

  14. Field

    AgCareers.com 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!

FULL-TIME JOB ANNOUNCEMENTS

  1. A premier Dairy company in the Phoenix, AZ metro area is looking for a top notch QA/Herd Manager!

  2. The Ohio Poultry Association (OPA) is a dynamic organization representing Ohio’s egg, turkey and chicken farms, processing and allied industries.

  3. Heartland Dairy Holdings LLC is seeking a young, qualified dairy manager that can oversee approximately 2250 head of milk cows and has preferably grown up in the dairy industry.

  4. Clear Creek Ranch is looking for 8 Individuals to help guide horseback rides in the mountains of Burnsville, North Carolina. The season runs from March to December.

  5. 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.

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

  7. 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.

SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION

  1. National Dairy Shrine would like to announce that scholarship applications are currently available on our website and that the deadline for applications is April 15th.

  2. The Meat Industry Suppliers Alliance (MISA) of the Food Processing Suppliers Association will be awarding seven $10,000 scholarships this year to deserving students studying the meat sciences at universities across the country.  Last year they were awarded to students at Colorado State, Kansas

  3. Since its

  4. The Roy A. Wallace BIF Memorial Fund was established to honor the life and career of Roy A. Wallace. Mr.

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

  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. Cargill has deeply valued their partnership with Ohio State University over the past three years of the program and hopes to continue this partnership in the program’s fourth year.