Student Newsletter: March 1, 2021

Welcoem to Week 28!

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CAMPUS NEWS & EVENTS

  1. Want to learn more about food animal processing? Ohio State University extension meat specialists are offering a two-day workshop to help the current labor force face challenges brought forth by the 2020 pandemic.

  2. Attached is the announcement for the 2021 Undergraduate Research (Poster) Competition. The event is virtual this year and will be held April 5-8, 2021. The undergraduates will join the graduate and professional student competition and will be judged separately.

INTERNSHIP & PART-TIME ANNOUNCEMENTS

  1. GPS Dairy Consulting is offering a summer internship for a highly motivated individual interested in a broad dairy industry experience. 

  2. Student Research Assistant to assist with research mouse colony work in the College of Medicine, including but not limited to: mouse handling, weaning, ear punch for id/genotyping, tail snip for genotyping, tattoo ID, assisting with minor procedures/surgeries, monitoring mice after treatments,

  3. Black Leg Ranch is again offering an internship opportunity for the upcoming summer. The program will run from May 17th – August 13th (dependent on college schedule). Students will have the opportunity to earn college credits upon successful completion of the internship.

  4. Claremont Veterinary Clinic is a two-generation clinic and has served the Ashland, Ohio area since 1958. They are searching for passionate, dedicated, and professional individuals to join our team.

  5. Angel Animal Hospital is looking for an intern. For more information, see the ad on handshake for more information. 

  6. Pleasant Valley Farms is a large dairy farm with multiple locations. They are currently looking for interns. Interns are paid and housing is provided.

  7. Kentucky Equine is now accepting applications for the Fall 2021 Kentucky Equine Management Internship (KEMI) session! Applications for Fall will be accepted through April 30th with the actual internship taking place June 21-December 3, 2021. More information and the application form can be found

GRADUATE SCHOOL OPPORTUNITIES

  1. University of Idaho is looking for a lactation physiology lab. 

FULL-TIME JOB ANNOUNCEMENTS

  1. OLIVE HILL SPORTHORSES 

  2. The Clemson University Piedmont Research and Education Center is seeking a highly qualified individual to serve as Unit Manager for the Lamaster Dairy Center, a Holstein and Jersey-based operation of approximately 200 milking cows.

SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION

  1.  ROSEMONT, Ill. – Applications are being accepted for college scholarships that are awarded by America’s dairy farmers and importers through the National Dairy Promotion and Research Board (NDB). 

LEADERSHIP & DEVELOPMENT

  1. ASCA is our departmental student leadership team involved in the recruitment of high school students, peer mentorship through the ANIM SCI 1100 and 2700 courses as well as the Cristo Rey Columbus HS Science Club, and the planning and implementation of retention and community-building events like

  2. The Office of Student Life is accepting applications for the 2021-22 cohort of the Student Experience and Engagement Delegates (SEEDs) program. This program is an opportunity for students to engage with Senior Vice President for Student Life, Dr.

  3. Please join Purina Animal Nutrition scientists and other professionals in an online meet and greet to explore careers in industry. This is your chance to ask them questions and expand your career horizons.

  4. Poster Competition Eligibility

  5. Unfortunately due to this year's circumstances, the state fairgrounds has suffered immensely and as a result has lost most of their staff. To fill that void, OCA is searching for volunteers to help with set-up, maintenance, etc. for the Ohio Beef Expo.

  6. The application is now open for the Cargill Global Scholars Program - a distinctive, 2-year scholarship and enrichment program providing financial support, mentorship, and the unique opportunity for U.S.

NAVIGATING COVID TOGETHER

  1. In alignment with recommendations from the Safe Campus and Scientific Advisory Subgroup, Campus Area Bus Service (CABS) continues to limit occupancy to support safety and physical distancing guidelines. For students coming/going to our CFAES Columbus campus, please note:

  2. The Libraries are currently offering contact-free pickup by appointment at Thompson Library only, and document delivery through 

  3. The large majority of our faculty and staff will be telecommuting during the pandemic, which means the best way to get assistance is to email your advisor or instructors with questions, or to set up a Zoom or phone call.  There will be a contact directory of email and phone # of all faculty and

  4. The Safe and Healthy Buckeyes website is continually updated with the most current information about the university's return to campus and navigating the term

HELPFUL RESOURCES

  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 Portfolium.com and will continue to provide ALL students and faculty the opportunity to

  4. 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.

  5. 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

  6. Lifebuoy

    Emergency: Dial 911
    University Police: 614-292-2121
    Student Advocacy Center: 614-292-1111
    Student Judicial Affairs: 614-292-0748

  7. 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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