Student Newsletter : March 24, 2019

~Welcome to Week 11~

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NEWS & EVENTS

  1. Come relax with animals for FREE before finals! There will be various animals in the Animal Science Building Arena (111) on Monday, April 22 from 5:30pm-7:00pm.  Snacks will be provided. Students, faculty, and staff are all welcome! 

  2. Join us for an afternoon of recognizing our undergraduate and graduate students, Animal Sciences Hall of Fame and Dairy Hall of Fame recipients on Thursday, April 4th from 3:00-4:30 in the Fawcett Center. Those interested should RSVP to Julie Becker.287 in Plumb

  3. Upcoming course: EEOB 3498 Undergraduate Research in Behavioral Ecology in Fall 19.

    Call No 26433- 4 credit hours TR 11:10-12:30, plus two hours of lab (TBD by the students)

  4. Join us at the 66th Annual College of Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Celebration of Students: CFAES Live!

LEADERSHIP & DEVELOPMENT

  1. 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

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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!

RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES

  1. Looking to pursue a career in the rapidly growing field of digital agriculture and data science?

INTERNSHIP & PART-TIME ANNOUNCEMENTS

  1. Do you know where you will start your career after graduation? If you are still searching for your perfect career opportunity, you are in luck - Seaboard Foods is here to help! They have a few full time Management Trainee positions that are available in the following areas:

  2. DuBois Center, a faith-based camp and retreat center in southern Illinois, is seeking an enthusiastic team player to serve as Barn Coordinator for their summer horseback riding program.

  3. 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.

  4. The Harness Horse Youth Foundation is seeking an assistant/instructor to travel during the months of late May, June, July and part of August. Person must be great with kids, capable of driving a truck/6-horse trailer, and self motivated! Harness racing background helpful but not required.

  5. Stauffer Farms LLC is a 3800 cow dairy in northern St. Lawrence county NY.  They raise replacements and crop 3700 acres of corn silage and haylage.  The dairy facilities are modern, constructed over the span of 2009-2018. Wet calves are raised in a combination of calf barn and hutches.

  6. Heimerl Farms is a highly dedicated family run farming operation located 20 minutes northeast of Columbus in Johnstown, Ohio. Johnstown is home to not only their main office, but also the farm which started their swine enterprise many years ago.

FULL-TIME JOB ANNOUNCEMENTS

  1. 22 stall barn in City of Dublin. 2 minutes from 270. Less than 10min drive time from Dublin, Powell, Worthington, and Upper Arlington. Lots of opportunity for boarding and/or lesson program. Rent is $2500/month.

  2. Dairy Records Mangement Systems (DRMS) is seeking a highly motivated individual to provide superior customer care and technical support from their Ames, IA office.

  3. Local infertility testing and in vitro fertilization laboratory looking to hire full time lab technician.  Minimum BS in biology, related animal science, or other scientific field required.  Previous laboratory experience a plus, but willing to train the right person.  Candidates must be US

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

  5. 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

SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION

  1. The Roy A. Wallace BIF Memorial Fund was established to honor the life and career of Roy A. Wallace. Mr. Wallace worked for Select Sires for 40 years, serving as vice-president of beef programs and devoted his life to beef-cattle improvement.

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.

    Ag Explorer