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Department of Animal Sciences


Student Newsletter: March 22, 2021

Welcome to Week 31!

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  1. New Class offered: Environmental Impact of Crop-Livestock Agroecosystems


  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.


  1. The Ohio State Waterman Dairy is looking for students interested in operating farm equipment and working with dairy cattle.  Paid positions are open for Summer 2021 employment and can fulfill internship requirements.                                         

  2. The J.H. Routh Packing Co. Management Internship program is currently accepting applicants for summer season May 2021-August 2021. This year we will accept up to 4 candidates to participate.

  3. The Ohio State University South Centers is hiring student assistants to help with our field research, for the summer.

  4. The QA Intern in the Quality Assurance Department will gain exposure to, learn from, and have the opportunity to work with professionals within the QA department and the Wendy’s Business.

  5. Missouri Valley Management (MVM) is looking for interns who’d like to grow their experience in dairy production and herdsmanship. 

  6. Have a desire to make a difference in the lives of animals? Humane Ohio's Spay/Neuter Clinic (, in Toledo, OH, is seeking veterinary technicians to join our growing medical team in a fast-paced, high volume environment.

  7. Veterinary Intern
    at Vytelle


  1. The Department of Poultry Science at Mississippi State University is inviting applications from highly motivated candidates for a M.S. Graduate Research Assistantship. This is a 2-year position funded with stipend, tuition, and insurance beginning in the Fall Semester of 2021.


  1. The American Jersey Cattle Association has a full time position available in the Herd Services department.


      Provide excellent customer service by marketing, answering questions and offering information

  2. Smithfield's Career Foundation Program is designed to jump-start careers over 18-24 months through various rotational assignments at their facilities, offices and farms.

  3. Select Sires, Inc. seeks a detail-oriented Order Operations Specialist to become a vital member of the order operations team and support marketing department activities.


  4. Clintonville Animal Hospital is a locally-owned small-animal Veterinary hospital and currently looking for a full-time  or part-time Licensed Veterinary Technician or someone currently in an accredited Veterinary Technician Program to join their team of professional and fun individuals

  5. The Division of Food Safety Bureau of Dairy Industry is looking for a Sanitation and Safety Specialist.

  6. Bovine IVF Embryologist
    at Vytelle


  1. Scholarships will be awarded to both undergraduate as well as graduate & veterinary students enrolled in a food animal agriculture related curriculum at an institution that offers agriculture degrees.

  2. CentralStar’s 2021 scholarship program is live. 


  1. SKY Happiness Retreat is a 9-hour total well-being event offered to thousands of university students, faculty, and staff across the country.


  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


  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. 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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