Student Newsletter : March 15, 2020

Welcome to Week 31!

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NEWS & EVENTS

  1. Mental Health is very important to PVMA, and in an effort to better the mental health of PVMA we will be instituting a mental health community called SHIFT. SHIFT is a group that comes together to talk about any issues we may be facing such as, stress, anxiety, depression etc.

  2. *EVENT CANCELLED*

    CFAES is inviting you to attend the Undergraduate Research Forum. This event will take place March 24th from 1:00-3:00 in the 4-H Center.  

  3. The Human-Animal Interactions Club is hosting Goat Yoga on Thursday March 26 from 5:30-6:30pm or 7:00-8:00pm in collaboration with Harrison Farm. Preregistration is required and can be completed by clicking below.

  4. Join a panel of specialists as they discuss the roles that marketing and operations management play in human animal interactions. The event will be held March 19th at 6:00 pm in the Fisher College.

ACADEMIC DATES & INFO

  1. ANIMSCI 3301 Equine Selection & Evaluation? No judging experience is required. The course is offered T/R in Plumb Hall 102 from 8:50-10:55 am. It is a two credit hour lab.The course offers hands on experience judging halter and almost every performance class there is.

  2. NEW INTERNSHIP REQUIREMENTS

LEADERSHIP & DEVELOPMENT

  1. As you are planning your autumn semester, consider applying for a position as an Undergraduate Teaching Assisstant! 

    Requirements to serve as a UTA include:

  2. The Animal Science Community Alliance (ASCA) is an undergraduate leadership team involved in the recruitment of high school students, peer mentorship through the ANIM SCI 2700 course and the Cristo Rey Columbus HS Science Club, and planning and implementation of retention and community-building

  3. REACH© is the name of the OSU suicide prevention gatekeeper training program designed to help the OSU community prevent suicide by teaching faculty, staff, and students how to: Recognize warning signs, Engage with empathy, Ask about su

GRADUATE SCHOOL OPPORTUNITIES

  1. The Department of Animal Sciences at Colorado State University is seeking a Master’s Graduate Assistant starting in Summer 2020 in the area of dairy calf health, behavior, and management. The MS program will include both research and teaching.

INTERNSHIP & PART-TIME ANNOUNCEMENTS

  1. The OSU/ATI Dairy Farm has internship opportunities available at the farm outside Wooster, Ohio.  The internship will focus on the day to day application of management practices and the intern will rotate between four different jobs: Feeding, Milking, Calf and Heifer Raising, and Health and

  2. Have you considered a career working in the equine veterinary field? If so, now is the time to make your move! Hagyard Equine Medical currently has job opportunities.  Job opportunities available are Ambulatory Veterinary Assistants and Veterinary Technicians at the Davidson Surgery Center.

  3. The Ohio Department of Agriculture is currently accepting applications for the following position:

  4. The Ohio Poultry Association (OPA) is a non-profit statewide trade organization representing more than 600 Ohio egg, chicken, and turkey farmers.

  5. Dreams on Horseback, a horse-partnered learning center in Blacklick, Ohio, is looking for unpaid summer interns to assist with programs, provide horse care, and co-lead camp activities.

  6. The National Turkey Federation is currently accepting internship applications for the Summer 2020 semester in our Washington, D.C. office. They are seeking a recent graduate or a currently enrolled senior/ junior with a desire to learn about and advocate for the turkey industry

  7. Clintonville Animal Hospital is currently looking for a full-time or part-time Licensed Veterinary Technician or someone currently in an accredited Veterinary Technician Program to join the team of professional and fun individuals.

  8. Ayrshire Breeders' Association office in Columbus, OH is looking for an intern. The internship will be full-time and last 10-12 weeks. The compenstation is hourly and you must provide your own transportation and housing. 

  9. Aptimmune Biologics is looking for a Project Manager Intern. Aptimmune Biologics specializes in developing revolutionary mucosal intranasal vaccines that provide unsurpassed efficacy against the viral diseases most costly to the swine industry. 

FULL-TIME JOB ANNOUNCEMENTS

  1. Packback exists to awaken and fuel the lifelong curiosity in every student and that is also something we look to achieve in our team members. Some of our top performers are previous Packback student users who were recommended to us by their professors.

  2. The Ferguson Family Dairy Farm is looking for a Senior Dairy Herd Manager through Oklahoma State University. The preference is someone with an M.S. but is not required. 

  3. EarthClaims, LLC is currently hiring a contract auditor(s) to perform animal welfare auditing. Someone in Iowa or Nebraska is preferred, but mid-west is also fine. These positions are completely home-based which offers plenty of flexibility so long as you're willing to travel.

  4. There is now a position opening as a Beef Cattle Field Specialist. The individual in this position has the responsibility of developing and stewarding a tripartite partnership between Department of Animal Sciences, field-based Extension professionals, and representatives of the beef industry to

  5. Dairy Records Management Systems is looking for an individual to provide customer service and technical support from Ames, Iowa. The applicant must be eager to work with a team to determine issues and identify common support issues. 

SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION

  1. The application period for the National Dairy Promotion and Research Board (NDPRB) scholarship is now open!  New this year, students will be expected to fill out an on-line application.  A link to the scholarship application can be found

  2. The Stark County Dairy Promoters Scholarship Fund based with the Stark Community Foundation, Canton, Ohio, has helped students since 1990. This year students will be vying for scholarships up to $5,000.

    Criteria for this scholarship include: 

HELPFUL RESOURCES

  1. Did you know that CFAES has hired a counselor to support the needs of their students' mental health?  Dr.

  2. 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.

  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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