Student Newsletter : January 7, 2019

Welcome back! Work hard and make this semester the best yet. 

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NEWS & EVENTS

  1. The Ohio Soybean Council is seeking judges to evaluate youth science fair projects at 17 district science fairs across Ohio on Saturdays in March. Judges will receive a stipend for a couple hours of judging, have their mileage reimbursed, and will be oriented through a virtual training.

  2. What was your most memorable human-animal interaction in 2018??? Send CHAIRE a photo with a brief description for a chance to win prizes and to be featured on their website and social

    media! Submissions are due by January 14th, 2019 at 11:59pm.

  3. Looking to take a free or technical elective this spring? We are offering a new course in Agricultural Systems Management; ASM 3330 - Grain Handling, Drying, and Milling.

  4. The Human-Animal Interactions Club is having an animal trainer from the Columbus Zoo guest speak on January 24th from 5:30-6:30! Hope to see you there!

  5. The Department of Agricultural Communication, Education, and Leadership is excited to offer a new course in International Development Theory and Practice (Agricultural Communication 5170) this coming Spring Semester, taught by Dr. Mary Rodriguez.

ACADEMIC DATES & INFO

  1. Living on campus next year? Apply to live in a Learning Community! College Learning Communities include CFAES (Nosker House), SUSTAINS (Scott House), and Kellogg-Moser (Houston House).

  2. Are you interested in learning more about what you can do with your animal science degree and how to best prepare yourself to be successful?  Consider taking the 1 credit hour ANIM SCI 2700 course the first 7 weeks of spring term!  Careers, finding internships and full-time positions, building a

LEADERSHIP & DEVELOPMENT

  1. Are you interested in applying to be an Ambassador for the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES)? To learn more about what the CFAES ambassador team is all about, attend an information session, which will be held at 5:15pm on Thursday, January 17

  2. AMSA is excited to once again partner with Tyson Foods to host the 3rd Annual Beyond Fresh Meats Short Course in Springdale, AR.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. Towers Agricultural Honorary was founded in 1952 by Allan W.

  8. 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.

  9. 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!

STUDY ABROAD INFORMATION

  1. The Center for Latin American Studies at Ohio State is seeking undergraduate applications for their Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship program.

  2. Animal Science majors, this is your calling! Study abroad for 10 days in May 2019. Don't let finances keep you from applying, departmental and college scholarships are available!

RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES

  1. Research positions are available for 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 2019 and participate in the CFAES Undergraduate Research Forum spring semester 2020

  2. 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.

INTERNSHIP & PART-TIME ANNOUNCEMENTS

  1. Applications are now available for college-age students to apply for the American Angus Association®, Angus Media, Angus Genetics Inc. (AGI), and Angus Foundation 2019 summer internships. These 10-week, paid internships provide hands-on opportunities in the Angus business.

  2. COBA/Select Sires is now accepting applications for the 2019 Communication and Marketing Internship.

  3. 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.

  4. A Vet Clinic located in Worthington will be looking for a kennel technician to work Saturdays, Sundays, and Mondays. The shifts on Saturday and Monday would be evening only, and duties would including cleaning the hospital in addition to caring for any hospitalized or boarding pets.

  5. Looking for a job this spring? We are searching for a few motivated students to work in the Parker Dairy Store. Hours are flexible, approximately 10 hours per week, $9.00 per hour between the hours of 8 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

  6. 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.

  7. The Center for Slavic and East European Studies at The Ohio State University is seeking applications for its 2019-20 Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship competition under the U.S. Department of Education’s Title VI Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship program.

  8. ABS-Global has two genetic internships open for summer 2019.

  9. 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.

FULL-TIME JOB ANNOUNCEMENTS

  1. Experienced Horse Care Needed, Including Farm Manager; 2-3 positions available; ideal for couple

    Nonesuch (Versailles/Lexington), KY

  2. Central Ohio, 1,000 cow dairy farm looking for herdsman.

  3. 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.

  4. ABS-Global has two genetic internships open for summer 2019.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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

HELPFUL RESOURCES

  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.

  2. 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

  3. 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.

  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

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    Student Advocacy Center: 614-292-1111
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  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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