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Student Newsletter: January 11, 2016

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  1. Are you unsure about how to introduce yourself at networking events like the Career Expos? Want some help polishing your elevator pitch? Come to this workshop to learn about how to develop an elevator pitch, and get some practice giving your elevator pitch to your peers.

  2. The Ohio AgriBusiness Association has its annual Industry Conference scheduled for February 3-4, 2016 at the Columbus Marriott Northwest, which provides education and networking opportunities for agribusiness professionals. With widely-respected speakers and industry professionals sharing their

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    Test your knowledge in Animal Science by competing against your peers for a chance to represent Ohio State at the Midwestern Section American Society of Animal Science Meetings!


  1. 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.

  2. 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.

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

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

  5. 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.

  6. 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. 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:

  2. 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

  3. The Ohio Soybean Council Foundation is pleased to offer $36,000 in scholarships to undergraduate and graduate Students for the 2016-2017 academic year.

  4. The Ohio State University Student-Alumni Council is awarding five scholarships to students who exemplify leadership and academic qualities that align with our organization's mission, vision, and values.


  1. The Women's Center Wednesday, Professional Development and the Forte Foundation event will be held January 25 from 7 - 9pm in the Multicultural Center, Ohio Union. This will be open to all students at The Ohio State University.

  2. The honoraries are now accepting applications for the 2016-2017 academic year.

  3. 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.

  4. Funding is available to students studying in animal sciences or a related discipline to conduct research with faculty located in Columbus and at the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center in Wooster, Ohio.  Applicants must commit to full-time research over a 10 week period during

  5. Towers Agricultural Honorary is currently accepting applications for membership for the 2016 class. It was founded in 1952 by Allan W.


  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