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Student Newsletter : February 4, 2019
~Welcome to Week 5~
NEWS & EVENTS
LEADERSHIP & DEVELOPMENT
STUDY ABROAD INFORMATION
INTERNSHIP & PART-TIME ANNOUNCEMENTS
FULL-TIME JOB ANNOUNCEMENTS
Careers in Veterinary Public Health Pizza Night
The Veterinary Public Health Program is hosting an informational Pizza Night for undergraduate students interested in careers in veterinary sciences. They invite you to join them for dinner and to learn about exciting career options in the Public health field applying Veterinary Science principles. The event will take place on February 13, 2019 from 7:00pm-8:00pm in the Veterinary Medical Auditorium. Please RSVP at go.osu.edu/VPHrsvp. Contact Ivana Grozdic (.3) with any questions.
Buckeyes In Your Corner
Our February BIYC event will be on Wednesday, Feb. 20th from 6:00-7:00 PM in the Animal Sciences Arena featuring a panel of animal science graduates that are now in the College of Veterinary Medicine. They will be sharing personal anecdotes of struggles/successes with maintaining mental health and managing stress. Everyone is welcome!!
As we plan out events for each month, if you have ideas that you would like to see as part of Buckeyes In Your Corner, feel free to let Mariette Benage.1 or Lyda Garcia.625 know! Hope to see you there!
Alpha Zeta Partners (AZP) has opened its application.
Current first and second year students are encouraged to apply. AZP is a co-ed leadership honorary, focusing on leadership, fellowship, scholarship, and character. Within the first year of membership, members will participate in four seminars focusing on diversity, leadership development, and organizational and societal change. The third seminar, completed in the spring semester, is an opportunity to spend six weeks studying abroad in Brazil. Information sessions are held on the following dates:
- January 24th at 7PM in Nosker House
- January 30th at 7PM in Nosker House
- February 12 at 6PM with AZP meeting in 250A Ag Admin
The application can be found and completed at alphazetapartners.osu.edu or attached here. It is open until February 25th at 11:59 PM. For information, please contact Sam Banks.469 or Mary Jenkins.964. To see some of AZP's current activities, visit facebook.com/alphazetapartners.
Tyson Foods Beyond Fresh Meat Short Course
AMSA is excited to once again partner with Tyson Foods to host the 3rd Annual Beyond Fresh Meats Short Course in Springdale, AR. Students will work with academic peers and industry professionals to receive hands on experience in Tyson's state of the art industry pilot plant and test kitchen facilities utilizing the content covered in lectures. The course will run from February 22-24, 2019.
Registration will open in November through a link posted on the AMSA website under the Events and Education tab. Student lodging and meals will be provided and registration will be $50 per student. The course will be limited to 50 undergraduate/graduate students who are AMSA student members. Registration will be open to two students from each university initially and then additional students may be permitted based on availability. The course will also be available to university professors/faculty with registration being $50/professional plus the cost of transportation and lodging. Contact Rachel Adams with any questions.
HOSA-Future Health Professionals
HOSA-Future Health Professionals at The Ohio State University is a great way for students to network and compete internationally in their chosen field of study. HOSA is an established international organization that empowers students through leadership in the global health community. Every year students can compete statewide and internationally in events such as Clinical Nursing, Medical Terminology, CPR/First Aid, Physical Therapy, Veterinary Science and many more! This year they are working on going to the International Leadership Conference held in Disney World! These competitions consist of knowledge based tests, memorized skill performances, presentations, speeches, and many other different types of tests depending on the profession or category chosen. More information can be found at www.hosa.org. Scholarships are due March 15th!
If interested, please email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
The Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI) launched the Infectious Diseases Student Community of Practice and Engagement (ID SCOPE) in partnership with the Battelle Center for Science, Engineering, and Public Policy, a center within the Glenn College. The ID SCOPE is open to all students, regardless of major or rank as they are trying to engage students from all disciplines given the broad nature of the infectious disease grand challenge/wicked problem. The ID SCOPE features weekly discussion and engagement sessions (Tuesdays, 6pm-7pm) on current infectious disease topics, linking various disciplines, public policy, human behavior and legal components. It also provides research opportunities as well as on-going student mentoring in “soft skill” development. See the attachment for more infomation.
Shades Club is always looking to recruit new members! The purpose of Shades of Animal Sciences is to provide networking opportunities for multicultural students with a wide variety of interests, while focusing mainly on animals through education and service. Meetings are held on alternating Thursdays at 6:30pm in Plumb Hall 102. For more information, email the club or visit their facebook page!
Experience OSU for a Day Hosts Needed!
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. These students visit CFAES frequently, and we are in need of volunteers to show these students around campus when they come to visit. If you were a host last semester, we need your new schedule!
EOFD Hosts volunteer to have prospective high school students shadow them from 9:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. for 1-2 weekdays each semester. Hosting is very flexible and can be adjusted to fit your schedule. Hosts are encouraged to take their shadow(s) to class, the Oval, the Union, a room in Nosker House, and to eat lunch at Parker Dairy Store (lunch is free for the host and shadow). Hosting is open to any CFAES student who has completed at least one semester of classes at the Columbus campus. To sign up, simply fill out this form and email it to Katie Share at email@example.com. Please feel free to contact Katie Share if you have any questions.
Towers Agricultural Honorary Accepting applications for 2018-2019 Class
Towers Agricultural Honorary was founded in 1952 by Allan W. Smith, in an effort to establish an organization to honor individuals in agricultural fields demonstrating high levels of scholarship, strong leadership skills, and high moral character. Towers is comprised of a variety of majors and backgrounds within the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences at The Ohio State University. Any student in The College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences who has completed at least three academic semesters, or any transfer student who has completed one academic semester in agriculture and is at least a first semester sophomore, has earned a cumulative GPA of 3.00 and has proven himself/herself outstanding in at least one extracurricular activity is eligible for membership. Throughout the year, Towers' members are involved in a variety of group activities and events. A couple of our annual events include our Red Cross blood drives and an annual Member/Mentor recognition reception.
To apply: Request an application by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “Towers Honorary Application Request”.
Love Volunteering? Love Primates?
At A.P.E.S. (American Primate Educational Sanctuary) volunteers take on a role similar to that of a keeper in a zoo. They clean the cages, prepare meals, do dishes, prepare enrichment, and other upkeep that may need done. It requires a lot of hard work and they look for dedicated volunteers to help out. Volunteers are required to come at least one designated day each week and work for about 3-4 hours. Volunteering with A.P.E.S. is a very rewarding educational experience. If this seems like something you would be interested in, check out their website here! Feel free to reach out to Pam White (614)657-8944 with any questions.
Volunteer with The Mid-Ohio Foodbank
The Mid-Ohio Foodbank is hoping to share some of their volunteer opportunities with students and faculty. They have a variety of projects available and would love some new volunteers! They are happy to host both individuals and groups at their activities. If you are interested please visit their website at www.mofb.volunteerhub.com.
Summer 2019 FLAS - Latin America
The Center for Latin American Studies at Ohio State is seeking undergraduate applications for their Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship program.
The program offers summer and academic year fellowships for students who are pursuing a degree and need advanced training in language and area studies. Fellows receive a tuition and fee credit to subsidize enrollment in language and/or area studies coursework as well as receiving a stipend! Fellowships are open to students in any major who are interested in learning Portuguese, Quechua, or another language of Latin America (not including Spanish).
For more information, please see the attachment.
Purdue Undergrad Summer Research Program
Looking to pursue a career in the rapidly growing field of digital agriculture and data science? Check out this undergraduate summer research program in digital agriculture. This student centered, active-learning environment allows undergraduates to put data into action and communicate processes and results effectively. The program will run from mid-May through mid-August. Students interested in this program will benefit from strong faculty mentoring in small groups across many disciplines, $5,250 stipend for travel and living costs, optional academic course credit, and much more. If this sounds like something you would be interested in, check out the attachment.
NAAB Doak Graduate Fellowship
The NAAB Doak Graduate Fellowship is a unique opportunity for individuals planning to pursue a career in the bovine genetic improvement industry to earn a Master of Science degree in bovine genetics or bovine male reproduction physiology. This is intended for individuals who have long term aspirations in the genetic improvement industry as exemplified by Dr. Gordon Doak, who dedicated 42 years to developing NAAB programs. The fellowship is open to any candidate who has completed a 4-year degree and seeks an advanced degree at a major US university with an approved research project under the guidance of mutually agreeable advisor. If this is something you would be interested in, please see the attachment for more information.
HHYF Summer Position
The Harness Horse Youth Foundation is seeking an assistant/instructor to travel during the months of late May, June, July and part of August. Person must be great with kids, capable of driving a truck/6-horse trailer, and self motivated! Harness racing background helpful but not required.
For more information, visit this link: https://www.hhyf.org/uploads/1/1/9/8/119800020/2019_hhyf_summer_employment_application_final.pdf
Stauffer Farms Internship
Stauffer Farms LLC is a 3800 cow dairy in northern St. Lawrence county NY. They raise replacements and crop 3700 acres of corn silage and haylage. The dairy facilities are modern, constructed over the span of 2009-2018. Wet calves are raised in a combination of calf barn and hutches. Bigger heifers are raised in retrofitted dairy barns, with some being custom raised. They have undergone a major expansion in 2017-2018 and are currently milking in twin, double 24 parallel parlors.
The business approach of Stauffer Farms LLC is to promote efficiency in every way possible. They have aggressively invested capital to achieve this and are currently shipping over 1,600,000 lbs of milk per worker. They are also very comfortable investing in and learning technology as a way to increase efficiency and profitability. Unlike many large dairies, their labor force is predominantly local. While in the past they have raised all forage and heifers, their latest expansion has been made possible by entering into forage and heifer raising agreements with neighboring farms.
They are currently looking for an intern at their facility. The position will pay $12.00 per hour plus room and board (a guest room in one of the partner’s house). For more information on the position and how to apply, see the attachment.
Purdue Research Assistantship
There is a graduate research assistantship (M.S. in Animal Sciences) position opening at Purdue University. The position will study student motivation and curiosity in large enrollment introductory STEM-based courses beginning in August 2019. In addition to research, the M.S. student will have opportunities for involvement in other departmental activities including assisting with undergraduate courses and presenting their work at departmental seminars and research forums.
The assistantship includes an annual salary stipend, tuition and fees, and health insurance benefits. Interested candidates should submit: 1) a letter stating interests and goals, 2) a current CV, 3) unofficial copies of undergraduate transcripts and GRE scores (if available), and 4) contact information for three references. Upon review of these materials, official graduate applications to Purdue University will be required of the student selected for the program. Initial applications will be accepted until March 8, 2019 or until a suitable candidate is found. Please send application materials via email to Dr. Elizabeth Karcher (email@example.com) or by mail to Department of Animal Sciences, 270 S. Russell St., Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, 47907.
Please see the attached for more information.
Safari Adventures Animal Care Summer Internship
Safari Adventures (Kalahari in Sandusky, OH) and The Watering Hole at Monsoon Lagoon (Port Clinton, OH) offer a 12-15 week Summer Internship program. This internship allows you the opportunity to work with a vast variety of species; such as aquatics, reptiles, aviary, and hoof-stock such as Giraffe, Antelope and Zebra. (Just to name a few!) Interns will have the opportunity to gain practical work experience and knowledge caring for a variety of exotic animals. Under close supervision you will learn how to prepare diets, clean habitats, observe and document behaviors, implement enrichment, repair and build enclosures, give guided tours to visitors, assist with veterinary care, crate animals for transport, and assist in animal education presentations. For more information, see the attached description and the attached application.
2019 Dairy Farm Internship
The Ohio State University Agricultural Technical Institute (OSU/ATI) is 2 year technical school located in Wooster, Ohio. The OSU/ATI Dairy Farm is 100 cow Holstein and Jersey herd that exist to provide practical experience to students during the Fall and Spring semesters. The OSU/ATI Dairy Farm strives to be a modern efficient and profitable dairy, with their main goal being to provide valuable educational experiences for their students. In an effort to provide greater opportunities for learning they offer a Summer Internship that will be available from May through August.
Their internship is suitable for students of any class rank we have even had a few graduate students in the past. The internship will focus on the day to day application of management practices and the intern will rotate between four different jobs: Feeding, Milking, Calf and Heifer Raising, and Health and Reproduction. The goal of the internship is to help the intern see how management decisions effect day to day operations, and also how worker performance effects management decisions. You will also be exposed to management programs like PCDart, CowManager, and TMR Tracker, as well as working with other support personnel.
Pay will be an Hourly Wage with a Max of 38 hours per week
We can assist to you in finding housing in the Wooster Area
Contact Brandon Lawwill Asst Herd Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org.
WH Miner Agricultural Research Institute Internships
The William H Miner Agricultural Research Institute has three different internship opportunites. The internships are Farm Management, Equine Management, and Ag Research. Click on the links for more information on each internship. All applications are due February 15th! Reach out to Wanda Emerich at (518-846-7121 x117) with any questions.
Heimerl Farms Internship
Heimerl Farms is a highly dedicated family run farming operation located 20 minutes northeast of Columbus in Johnstown, Ohio. Johnstown is home to not only their main office, but also the farm which started their swine enterprise many years ago. The main office is responsible for payroll, record keeping, computer operations, phone calls, feed ordering and processing, etc., which are necessary for their business. One major component vital to their operation located in Johnstown is their recently added on to feed processing facility. At this state of the art facility nearly 60% of our pigs are fed through the feed processed here each day. Although the main office is located in Johnstown, Heimerl Farms Ltd. has many swine operations located throughout the state. Even though they are most widely known for their Swine operations in Ohio, raising Holstein Cattle, plus farming several thousand acres makes Heimerl Farms a vital family oriented farming operation in the state. If this is something you would be interested in, see the attached promortional flyer and the attached internship.
Topigs Norsvin Internships
Topigs Norsvin is a global swine genetics company (www.topigsnorsvin.com) headquartered in Norway and the Netherlands with a US division located in Burnsville, MN. They are looking to recruit two interns (either undergraduate- or graduate-level students) to join them for a 6-week and 10-week (paid) internship this summer. Please find the formal descriptions for these internship positions attached, if this is something you would be interested in.
To apply for this position, please submit a resume or CV, cover letter, unofficial transcript, and one letter of support from an academic or professional contact by Feb. 15, 2019!
American Dairy Association Mideast Communications Intern
The American Dairy Association is looking for a communications intern. The intern will gain experience working in an association setting and utilizing communication skills such as writing, editing, graphic design, photography and social media. The intern will also gain experience in public relations and event planning. The position is in Columbus, Ohio and responsible to the Communications Manager for day-to-day activities. Approximately 25-30 hours per week from May 13-August 9; typical hours will be from 9:30-3:30 but may vary. The deadline to apply is January 25th!
If this is something you might be interested in, please see the attachment for more information.
Colebelle Farm Internship
Colebelle Farm is a diversified operation focusing on a 120 cow dairy, 2 turkey houses, and roughly 400 acres of crops. Located in Augusta County just minutes off interstate 81 in Spottswood, Virginia, Kyle Leonard operates Colebelle Farm along with 3 employees. Colebelle Farm has been recognized for its excellence in milk production winning Quality Milk Production Awards from the Maryland and Virginia Milk Cooperative and consistently settles at the top of Cargill’s Turkey producers. They focus on producing a high-quality profitable product that allows the farm to continuously grow. If you want to learn how to operate a profitable farm, they want to talk to you! Food and housing provided, competitive wage based on experience. If this internship seems like something you would be interested in, see the attachment for more information.
Windy Ridge Jerseys Internship Opportunity
Windy Ridge Jerseys is seeking a summer intern for 2019. Duties would include, but are not limited to, assisting with morning milking chores, some evening milking chores, heifer and calf management, mixing total mixed ration for lactating herd, breeding, and herd health. Also includes assisting with general field work. Experience operating a skid steer and tractors is preferred. Typical hours would be 7 am to 5 pm, unless assisting with evening milking, with every other weekend off. Housing is included on farm. Windy Ridge Jerseys is owned by J and Rachel Hodge. They are located in Muskingum county, about 1-½ hours south of ATI campus; 3 miles from St Rt 83 and about 10 minutes from I-70 in New Concord, Ohio. Their herd consists of 130 lactating Registered Jerseys and 90 heifers. They farm around 200 acres, which includes corn, hay and pasture. In the spring of 2016 they added a new sand bedded drive-thru freestall barn including headlocks, cow brush, and Juno robot, as well as a new double 6 herringbone parlor. They take extreme pride and focus on producing high quality milk, high production, and genetics. Their herd is enrolled in the REAP program with American Jersey Cattle Association. Call or text J at 740-624-2204 with questions, find them on Facebook and Instagram @windyridgejerseys, and email your resume to email@example.com.
Genetic Data Analytics Intern (2 positions)
ABS-Global has two genetic internships open for summer 2019.
The Intern will support ABS Global Beef or the ABS Global Dairy research and product development initiatives by supporting data related activities that include data mining, data pipeline development, and data analysis using various statistical and analytic tools. Additionally, the intern will generate information that will inform genetic strategies, genetic program development and custom genetic indices for the ABS proprietary genetic program. This role will interact with individuals across the organization in support of these activities.
The position will be located at ABS-Global headquarters in Madison, Wisconsin.
Qualified candidates will possess a degree in Animal Science, Dairy Science, Genetics, Computer Science, Statistics or related field. Strong analytical skills, familiarity with statistical packages (SAS, R, etc.), and experience with scripting or programming tools preferred.
Graduate candidates (MS or PhD) are encouraged to attend along with individuals that plan to start a graduate program in Fall 2019. Qualified undergraduates will also be considered.
If you are interested in becoming a part of the ABS Global team, please fill out an application to ABS via the link below.
Fine Swine, LLC. Internship
This internship will be from May 20th, 2019 through August 2nd, 2019. This year is going to be very competitive, so keep that in mind while filling out the application. They will be unable to provide housing this year but will be more than willing to help candidates from out of state find housing for the summer. Students will be working as gestation and farrowing technicians to understand the day to day operations of a commercial sow farm. They will also be having a research project and intern meetings to help stay on track and make sure students are learning all they can with us during the summer.
Students will be paid their starting salary which comes to $1,000 before taxes on the 15th and 30th of every month. On farm clothing, boots, shampoo, and body wash will be provided. Students must have their own transportation to get to the barn.
The deadline for the application is March 15th at midnight. Please email the completed application to Katie.firstname.lastname@example.org. Late submissions will not be accepted. If you have any questions regarding the internship please feel free to email Katie to get clarification.
In Vitro Fertilization Laboratory Position
Local infertility testing and in vitro fertilization laboratory looking to hire full time lab technician. Minimum BS in biology, related animal science, or other scientific field required. Previous laboratory experience a plus, but willing to train the right person. Candidates must be US citizens and detail- oriented with good communication skills. Weekend and holiday rotations are expected in this field of work. Health benefits and 401K company- match are available. Please send resume as an indication of interest to Donna Ridder, MS, TS, CRCS at email@example.com. Reproductive Diagnostics, Inc., Columbus, OH.
Ohio Beef Council Full-Time Positions
The Ohio Beef Council and OCA currently have three full-time positions open. They are an Administrative Assistant, Project Manager that requires graphics design skills and an educational program director. The complete position descriptions are available on the OCA website at https://www.ohiocattle.org/about-us/position-openings. To apply, mail a cover letter and resume to Elizabeth Harsh, Executive Director, Ohio Beef Council, 10600 U.S. Highway 42, Marysville, Ohio 43040. Contact Elizabeth Harsh at 614-873-6736 with any questions.
Experienced Horse Care Position
Experienced Horse Care Needed, Including Farm Manager; 2-3 positions available; ideal for couple
Nonesuch (Versailles/Lexington), KY
Seeking experienced equine professionals for a 54 acre private horse farm. Responsibilities include caring for retired and rescued horses, barn and farm oversight including stall cleaning, feeding & medication management, and turnout. Must be able to coordinate with veterinarians and farriers, maintain a clean barn and administer horse first-aid and medication. Rehab/special needs experience preferred. Farm maintenance such as mowing, weed-whacking, fence mending and equipment management preferred, but can train. Possible on-site housing provided if needed. Must be authorized to work in the USA, drug & smoke free. Background check. References required. Email resume or summary of qualifications and salary requirements to: firstname.lastname@example.org
CWT Group Herdsman Position
Central Ohio, 1,000 cow dairy farm looking for herdsman. Responsibilities include herd health, daily oversight of 2-3 employees, data entry (PC Dart), report generation, supply pricing and ordering, vet checks, hoof trimmer scheduling, coordinating of young livestock movement (to and from the grower), oversight of 2 employees at the calf facility, repo programs, and the possibility of breeding the herd. Pay will be based on the amount of responsibility accepted, 55K to 70K. There is the possibility of expanded responsibilities and pay (ie. operations manager) if so desired by an individual. Health insurance offered, matching simple IRA, uniforms, and paid vacation time. Work weeks will be in the 55 to 65 hour range. Send inquiries to info@theCWTgroup.com.
Ruminant Nutrition Consultant
Nobis Agri Science, a family owned company that has established itself over 40 years as the leader in dairy nutrition, provides a portfolio of complete feeds, supplements, premixes, ingredients and solutions that address nutrition requirements for better animal health and performance. It is our goal to fulfill the requirements and expectations of our customers, employees, and suppliers with products and services unparalleled in the industry.
At Nobis Agri Science, you will join a passionate team that works together to create economical solutions to meet the challenges and opportunities that our progressive customers demand. Our company is growing and making exciting changes within the organization. There are opportunities for growth based on performance, dependability, loyalty and the willingness to go above and beyond for our customers.
Nobis Agri Science has an excellent career opportunity for a Ruminant Nutrition Consultant. Be part of an expert team inside of a reputable, financially stable, long term player in the animal nutrition business. In this role, you will be mentored and will work with existing clients and work to forge new relationships and develop new business. The successful candidate will have the qualifications and desire to provide first class customer service and innovative solutions to modern, large herd dairies that result in successes for the dairy producer.
If this is something you would be interested in, see the attachment for more information.
Genetic Data Analytics Intern
ABS-Global has two genetic internships open for summer 2019. The intern will support ABS Global Beef or the ABS Global Dairy research and product development initiatives by supporting data related activities that include data mining, date pipeline development, and data analysis using various statistical and analytic tools. Additionally, the intern will generate information that will inform genetic strategies, genetic program development and custom genetic indices for the ABS propriety genetic program. This roll will interact with individuals across the organization in support of these activities. This position will be located at ABS-Global headquaters in Madison, WI.
Qualified candiates will possess a degree in Animal Science, Dairy Science, Genetics, Computer Science, Statistics or related field. Strong analytical skills, familiarity with statistical packages (SAS, R, etc.), and experience with scripting or programming tools preferred. Graduate candidates are encouraged to attend along with individuals that plan to start a graduate program in Fall 2019. Qualified undergraduates will also be considered.
If you are interested in this position, send an application to this link.
Rhinebeck Equine Veterinary Assistant Position
Rhinebeck Equine is the largest equine referral hospital in the Hudson Valley with board certified specialists in surgery (2), internal medicine, theriogenology, and ophthalmology. They also have a large field service team servicing horses on the farm in the region. Their focus at Rhinebeck Equine is outstanding patient and client care and also making sure we provide an outstanding work environment. What makes their hospital work so well is the teamwork and support each of their co-workers give to each other. Rhinebeck Equine offers an exciting, fast-paced, and client-centered work environment, complete with a great group of people who are supportive, helpful and goal-oriented. They offer a competitive wage, excellent benefits package, and continuing education opportunities. Your responsibilities will include assisting the surgeons on the road with lameness exams, radiographic and ultrasound imaging, prepping for joint injections, taking notes, invoicing and helping with minor surgical procedures. You will also be asked to help where needed in the Hospital which could include helping in surgery and bone scans. There may be a time where you may have to assist some of our field service veterinarians. This is a full-time position with a minimum of 36 hours a week. During their busy season in the spring and summer, the work week can potentially go to 40+ hours. The work week runs from Monday-Thursday (+/- Friday) from about 9 am-5 pm (sometimes later than 5). Excellent customer service and computer skills, and horse knowledge are vital to this role. Your horse handling skills will play a part in the hiring decision. Please highlight your experience in these areas in your resume and cover letter, along with your anticipated wage. Please note that resume submissions without an accompanying cover letter satisfying the criteria above will not be considered.
If you are interested in joining their team please send your resume to Kirsten@rhinebeckequine.com
Rhinebeck Equine Veterinary Technician Position
Rhinebeck Equine is the largest equine referral hospital in the Hudson Valley with board certified specialists in surgery (2), internal medicine, theriogenology, and ophthalmology. They also have a large field service team servicing horses on the farm in the region. Their focus at Rhinebeck Equine is outstanding patient and client care and also making sure they provide an outstanding work environment. What makes their hospital work so well is the teamwork and support each of their co-workers give to each other. They are now hiring for a permanent, full time Licensed Veterinary Technician to work in their hospital. Would you like to combine your love of horses with a busy and hands-on job opportunity? Are you looking for a supportive, professional environment in which to grow your career? Do you want to make a difference in the health of horses? Rhinebeck Equine offers an exciting, fast-paced, and client-centered work environment, complete with a great group of people who are supportive, helpful and goal-oriented. They offer a competitive wage, excellent benefits package, and continuing education opportunities. As an LVT you will be responsible for providing treatments, preparing and administering medications, performing physical exams, passing nasogastric tubes, placing catheters, running fluids, and assisting with diagnostics to our hospitalized patients. As well, you will assist with surgery and nuclear scintigraphy, You will also be responsible for recording treatments and observations in medical records and reporting any abnormalities to the intern veterinarian on the case. You will also assist in the general care and cleaning of our equine patients and their surroundings. Excellent customer service skills, computer skills, and horse knowledge are vital to this role. Your horse handling skills will play a part in the hiring decision. Please highlight your experience in these areas in your resume and cover letter, along with your anticipated wage. A Veterinary Technician License is a must for this position. Please note that resume submissions without an accompanying cover letter satisfying the criteria above will not be considered.
If you are interested in joining their dynamic and innovative team, or you have any questions related to the position or requirements, please forward your resume and cover letter to Kirsten@rhinebeckequine.com
Interested in Working with Thoroughbreds?
Have you been looking for a full-time position related to the equine industry? Thoroughbred Daily News has a large list of various career postings. Check out the link here!
Targeting Excellence Scholarship
The Targeting Excellence Scholarship opportunities for Undergraduate and Graduate Students will be open February 1 to March 1, 2019. Ohio has been a very active state, funding over $40,000 annually to support students. Check out these awesome scholarship opportunities! The link is: https://targetingexcellence.org/scholarship_info/. Applications will close on March 1.
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. FisherConnect and Symplicity (CareerEngine, Hireabuckeye, FutureLink, Buckeye Careers Network) have transitioned to Handshake.
Handshake offers many exciting new features, including:
- Relevant feed of job and internship opportunities
- News feed containing the latest information from career services offices and favorite employers
- Resources specifically matching students interests
Student accounts are preloaded and can be accessed at http://handshake.osu.edu/, using their name.# and password. Students will need to complete their profiles with details, such as work experiences, skills, interests and organizations. Next, students can explore the many resources and tools that are available in Handshake.
Portfolium Resource Page
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 create a professional, online digital portfolio. In today’s world, employers seek evidence of career-relevant skills and competencies beyond listings on a resume. Students at all levels can easily create evidence-based credentials. In other words, attaching documents, videos, audio files, graphics, coding samples and presentations help demonstrate your knowledge and abilities.
You should have already received your Portfolium invitation with the subject: “Access your CFAES Portfolium.” The email contains a link to activate your free verified account within the CFAES network using your Ohio State credentials. If you missed the initial email, you can also join by using the Portfolium Resource Page.
For more information or inquires, contact Elaine Eberlin.
Network with Alumnifire
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.
For questions or additional information feel free to contact us at 614-292-3314 or 800-635-8944.
Animal Sciences Career Services Site
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. In addition, there is an option for students to submit their resume and/or cover letters for review, prior to applying for internships or going to the career expo. Check it out! https://ansci.osu.edu/undergraduate/career-services/building-resume
Ohio State Health & Wellness Resources
Emergency: Dial 911
University Police: 614-292-2121
Student Advocacy Center: 614-292-1111
Student Judicial Affairs: 614-292-0748
Counseling and Consultation Services: 614-292-5766
OSU Suicide Prevention: 614-221-5445
Campus Advocacy Program for Survivors of Sexual Violence: 614-292-4527
BART (For witnesses or victims of discrimination): 614-688-8449
Student Health Services: 614-292-4321
Office for Disability Services: 614-292-3307
Multicultural Center: 614-688-8449
Student Wellness Program: 614-292-4527
University Housing: 614-292-8266
Job Search Sites
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.
Hireabuckeye (the CFAES Job Database)
Continental Search (Specific for Animal Agriculture)
Federation of Animal Science Societies (Mostly Higher-Education Animal Science Positions)