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Student Newsletter: January 18, 2016

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  1. Learn from Cyndi Freeman, senior director of recruitment and diversity at The Ohio State University Graduate School, as she provides insights into the application and selection processes, explains how each component of an application is evaluated and provides proven methods for crafting an


  1. The Animal Welfare and Behavior Club is committed to expanding the knowledge of the science of animal welfare to the students at Ohio State University and the public through use of guest speakers, media items and industry tours.

  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. 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.

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

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

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

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

  7. 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.

  8. 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. The Animal Medical & Emergency Hospital is currently looking for a graduate of the Vet Tech program for a full time technician position. Any interested applicant should call 614-889-2556 to schedule an appointment with Dr. Griffith.

  2. 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.


  1. The Ohio Holstein Women’s Scholarship is dedicated to the encouragement of deserving and qualified persons with a high school degree and with a dairy background to obtain an Associates, Bachelor’s or Masters Degree, or to start-up and continue in the dairy business.

  2. Tthe 2016-2017 Pork Industry Scholarship application period is now open!   All college juniors and seniors who plan to pursue a career in swine production management or a related field, or will be seeking to attend graduate school and major in a discipline with an emphasis on swine are invited

  3. 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:

  4. 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

  5. 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.


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  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