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Student Newsletter: March 12, 2017

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ACADEMIC DATES & INFO

  1. ANIMSCI/MEATSCI 5410: Food Animal Production and Processing Industry Tour (2 Credit Hours)

  2. Reference the Academic Calendar and University Registrar, if you have any questions about important academic

CAMPUS NEWS & EVENTS

  1. Shades of Animal Sciences is hosting a chili cook-off is on March 21st from 10:30am-2pm! There is a $5 donation for you to enjoy as much chili as you want! Contact Krista Morrison if you have any questions about entering the conest. 

  2. Attend the New Undergraduate program at the 2017 Tri-State Dairy Nutrition Conference! Undergraduate Monday, April 17 and Tuesday, April 18! Free registration, hotel, meals and conference fees for students!

  3. Have you always wanted your adorable pet to be on the front page of our weekly newsletter? Well now you have your chance!!

INTERNSHIP & PART-TIME ANNOUNCEMENTS

  1. Bring the Farm to You is an exciting form of education and outreach. By bringing farm experiences right to people’s locations, they inspire and excite them about their connections to farms, right in their own communities.

  2. Application Deadline: April 10, 2017 Duration: 10-12 weeks depending on intern availability Full-time position: 40 hours per week Location: Ayrshire Breeders’ Association office, Columbus, OH Compensation: Hourly
  3. Red Arrow Farms, a small family farm located in Ligonier, Pennsylvania, is seeking a summer intern to assist in all aspects of farm management, animal husbandry, and markets.

  4.  McCarty Family Farms is seeking a motivated student to spend the summer learning and understanding all aspects of our unique business. They are a 4th generation family farm that relocated from northeast Pennsylvania to western Kansas in the late 90’s.

  5. USTA 2017 Summer Intern Position

    Job Title: Information and Research Intern  
    Department: Member Services  
    Reports to: Information Research Associate 
    Supervises: None 
    Status: Non Exempt

  6. Kalmbach Feeds is the lead pork producer in Ohio! They are looking for students who are ready to get a head start on their future career. Kalmbach Feeds is now offering a paid full-time internship at our Sow Units located across Northwestern Ohio.

  7.  Merck & Co., Inc. Kenilworth, N.J., U.S.A.

  8. The OSU/ATI Dairy farm has internship opportunities available at the farm outside of Wooster, Ohio. The internship will be available from May through August and would be most suitable for those completing their Freshmen or Sophomore years.

  9. Pilot Dogs is hiring for a new position, Resident Attendant.  This position is a part-time non-exempt position.  

  10.               Dairy Herd Incorporated (DHI) located on Alton Darby Road in Columbus is looking for some additional help in their milk testing lab.


  11. This program is applicable for qualified Veterinary Students, or Pre-Veterinary Students.

  12. The successful candidate should be competent with: assisting in physical examinations, handling and restraining animals, managing care and treatments, client education, using computers to enter medical notes and treatments, and setting up and maintaining treatment areas and supplies.

  13. Looking to learn or expand your horsemanship skills through everyday barn tasks and ranch riding?

    Looking to learn how to manage your own barn and/or boarding facility?

    Looking to gain more experience working with and handling horses?

  14. Cheshire Crossing Animal Hospital is looking for a couple students that would like to work evenings and weekends. They need students who have some skill and are reliable. You would be working as assistants in the treatment area and exam rooms as well as the reception desk.

FULL-TIME JOB ANNOUNCEMENTS

  1. The Ohio Poultry Association (OPA) is a dynamic organization representing Ohio’s egg, turkey and chicken farms, processing and allied industries.  Caring for consumers and Ohio poultry farms by providing leadership to responsibly produce safe, affordable, and wholesome food is our prime mission

  2. Cargill helps feed, 400 million people every year. Cargill Animal Nutrition is a leading nutrition provider for commercial animal agriculture across 24 countries.

  3. Spy Coast Farm is currently hiring in Lexington, KY. They are looking to fill the position of an assistant broodmare manager for the Broodmare and Breeding Division.

    Requirements:

  4. Still Water Equestrian Farm located near Cincinnati is seeking a full-time, barn manager/foreman. Experience in equine management is preferred. Responsibilities to this key position include; but are not limited to:

  5. Organix Recycling was incorporated in 2009 for the explicit purpose of diverting food from landfills to sustainable recycling facilities. They are the largest collector of supermarket food recyclables in the U.S. and serve 34 States and Puerto Rico.

  6. Select Sires, Inc. is seeking a Dairy Analytics Support Specialist to administer Select Sires, Inc’s RePRO ReVIEW database and program. Position will be based in Plain City, Ohio and will report to Charles Sattler and King Smith.

  7. This is a role for someone who craves a global challenge balanced by the desire to be accountable for delivering against the model in the largest business unit for Kraft Heinz.  It is both a strategic and a tactical position.  Those that do not want to get their hands dirty or build out a

  8. Atlantic Lamb and Veal LLC is a growing meat processing facility, producing various products and shipping throughout the US and overseas located in Creston, Ohio. They are searching for a motivated Quality Assurance Manager with a strong understanding of the meat industry.

RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES

  1. The College of Veterinary Medicine at The Ohio State University is now accepting applications for the David White Graduate Fellowship.

SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION

  1. In an effort to recognize outstanding Ohio youth and to help those interested in furthering their education, the Ohio Expositions Commission has established a scholarship program. 

  2. The Poultry Science Association Foundation is pleased to announce that applications are invited for the Inaugural Diamond V Endowed Undergraduate Scholarship.

  3. The National Dairy Shrine is awarding scholarships for sophomores and juniors with an explicit interest in the dairy industry.

  4. Applications due April 29, 2017. The Ohio Pork Council will be offering up to $9,000 in scholarships, ranging from $500 to $1000 per individual. Students entering their freshman, sophomore, junior or senior year in college are encouraged to apply.

  5. The NPFDA (National Poultry & Food Distributors Association) Scholarship Foundation is entering its 38th year of scholarship assistance.  Every year, they award five $2,500.00 scholarships to students in the fields of poultry science, food science, agricultural economics/marketing, Food

  6. The Stark County Dairy Promoters Scholarship Fund based with the Stark Community Foundation, Canton, Ohio, has helped students for 25 years.

  7. The scholarship application is now open to the Targeting Excellence program for supporting students with an interest in agriculture. Detailed information about the application process is located at this link.

  8. The National Dairy Promotion and Research Board (NDPRB), through Dairy Management Inc.

STUDY ABROAD INFORMATION

  1. Snorkeling with a sea turtle

    For a complete list of CFAES programs, check here.

LEADERSHIP & DEVELOPMENT

  1. Are you interested in recruiting, teaching, and mentoring others?  Please consider applying to the departmental leadership team.  A description of the team and requirements is attached along with the application.  Applications

  2.  St. Mary of the Woods College is hosting an Equine Massage Therapy Certification Course

    June 5 - August 4, 2017, 9am-4pm at their Equine Center near Terre Haute, Indiana.

    Cost $3000

  3. The DNMC Dairy Summit is an industry gathering of dairy producers and dairy industry professionals that meet annually for a weekend of fun and education.  The 10th annual renewal of this event will be held in late July – early August in a beautiful Colorado location. 

  4. Persons wishing to nominate an individual who he or she believes is deserving of consideration for induction into the Ohio Agricultural Hall of Fame may download a nomination form by clicking here

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