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Department of Animal Sciences


Student Newsletter: January 31st, 2022

Welcome to Week 23!

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  1. Interested in attending the University of Glasgow School of Veterinary Medicine via the FEEPASS Program? There will be an in-person Q&A session with representatives from the Glasgow on March 7th 10-11:00am in 212 Animal Science.


  1. Want to develop skills in preclinical or clinical trial design, toxicology, safety or clinical pharmacology, or advance your career in research administration? Ohio State’s 100% online master's program: MS Translational Pharmacology is designed for students and clinicians with a bioscience or

  2. 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


  1. 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 

  2. 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

  3. Trillium Farms, the largest egg producer in Ohio, is looking for interns this SP22 and SU22.  Trillium Farms ( has two locations within Ohio:

  4. Zoetis is looking for a Global Commercial Development New Product Livestock Intern! This position is for students enrolled in a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree program wikth a pork or poultry interest. 

  5. Looking for an internship now or maybe even a part-time or full-time position? Great Pets is currently hiring. This is a private breeding facility of budgies, cockatiels, and guinea pigs, located in Alexandria, OH (about 40-min from campus). If interested, please contact Dr.

  6. How would you like to spend your summer working with youth in 4-H? This internship will allow you to work alongside Animal Sciences and Ohio 4-H to carry out livestock events both before and during the Ohio State Fair.

  7. WH Miner Agricultural Research Institute is welcoming applications for their four paid internship programs:

  8. The U.S. Trotting Association has an internship opening for an Information and Research Associate.

  9. The application for the Historic Trades Summer Internship is now open! This internship provides an opportunity for undergraduate students to become immersed in 18th-century history, agriculture, and industry.

  10. Whitestone Farm LLC has available positions for 2022!

  11. Hanover Shoe Farm is a large Standardbred breeding farm located in Hanover Pennsylvania. They are seeking interns for the 2022 breeding season (January-July 2022).


  1. STgenetics Ohio Heifer Center is seeking a motivated individual to join our team as an Auto Barn attendant at our South Charleston, OH location located just 40 minutes from Columbus. This is a full-time animal care position.

  2. The College of Veterinary Medicine Alice Finley Memorial Teaching Farm is hiring a new manager! 
    Internal Candidates apply here!

  3. The Department of Animal and Poultry Sciences at Virginia Tech is seeking an Agricultural Specialist to oversee all activities in their current swine unit and prepare for its re-location to new facilitates (currently under construction).


  1. Texas A&M University is looking for two Ph.D. students to do research under Dr. Guoyao Wu. The labratory is researching amino acid biochemistry and nutrition in pigs, poultry, sheep, cattle, rats, humans, and aquatic animals. The start date is May 1st, 2022

  2. There are research positions available to undergraduate students who are interested in research in the Department of Animal Sciences.  Applicants must commit to full-time research over a 10 week period during summer 2022 and participate in the CFAES Undergraduate Research Forum spring semester


  1. The CFAES scholarship application is open! To access it, visit this website
    The application is due February 15th, 2022


  1. Texas A&M's Summer Undergraduate Research in Genetics and Genomics (SURGe) Program is a 10-week intensive research experience under the mentorship of one of their Faculty of Genetics members that also includes a 3-credit hour Bioinformatics

  2. Amplify Horse Racing, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit promoting education and careers in the Thoroughbred industry to youth and young adults, has reopened their mentorship program application for 2022.

  3. All first-year students looking to live on the Columbus campus during the 2022-2023 year should consider applying to live in a living-learning community. Learning Communities are groups of students who live together on a residence hall floor with common majors, career, or personal interests.

  4. Participants in the ELEVATE Leader Development Program hone their decision-making, communication, emotional intelligence, and more through a cutting-edge leadership research study at Ohio State.

  5. Nominations are now open for the 2022 CFAES Student and Spirit Awards. The four categories of awards include CFAES Student Awards, CFAES Service to Students Awards, CFAES Student Organization Awards, and CFAES Spirit of the Land Grant Award. Nominations are due February 15, 2022.

  6. Interested in helping to connect new students to OSU and CFAES?

  7. Do you enjoy sharing your passion for Ohio State with others? Would you be willing to show high school students what it's like to be a Buckeye? The "Experience Ohio State for a Day" (EOFD) Program allows prospective students to get a feel for what college is really like.

  8. The College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences Ambassador application is now open!


  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

  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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