Student Newsletter : March 28, 2016

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ACADEMIC DATES & INFO

  1. Two graduate research assistantships (M.S. or PhD in Animal and Food Sciences) will be available in June or August 2016 with a focus on using Precision Dairy Technologies monitoring animal behavior for detection of dairy cattle transition cow disorders.

  2. The Hamilton Lab in the Department Evolution, Ecology, and Organismal Biology is interested in seeking 4-5 motivated volunteers interested in gaining experience in research in animal behavior. The Hamilton Lab studies the evolution of social behavior in cichlid fish.

  3. Attached is a flyer with info for a GRA opportunity for the Master in Plant Health Management.  The department is seeking someone with an interest and background in Ohio agriculture and

CAMPUS NEWS & EVENTS

  1. Shades of Animal Science is an organization that networks students with faculty members and career professionals in the several areas of animal sciences. They participate in several hands-on activities throughout the year with animals such as cattle, primates, big cats, and rabbits.

INTERNSHIP & PART-TIME ANNOUNCEMENTS

  1. The Ohio State Waterman Dairy is looking for students interested in the dairy industry who are looking for a paid job or internship for Summer 2016 employment. The OSU Waterman Dairy has 110 registered Jerseys in milk and approximately 165 replacement heifers.

  2. A working cattle and family ranch located near Dubois, Wyoming needs a summer employee. Duties include but are not limited to: cutting lawns, spraying weeds, mending fences, watering lawns and pastures. Some horseback riding experience is preferred.

  3. COSI is looking for a marketing intern to work with and assist the Senior Director of Marketing & Communication and the Marketing Team to accomplish marketing campaign objectives including managing assets, coordinating media placements and promotions, analyzing and reporting on campaign

  4. COSI is looking for a hard-working intern to assist with archival and preservation of historical data, including photos, slides, news articles and various paper files dating back to the 1960’s.

  5. Are you interested in gaining experience for veterinary school or applied animal health? Are you also interested in working with veterinary students and capturing a glimpse into life in veterinary school?  The parasitology program in the OSU College of Veterinary Medicine is offering an

  6. USTA is offering the Information & Research internship again this summer!  The number of sales they support has increased, so they will need interns to help with the pedigrees.

  7. Winding Creeks equine farm is currently offering positions for their summer internship program from May 16 - August 7. Please view the attachment for full details as well as contact information.

  8. The Ohio poultry industry is dynamic and growing. There will be an increased need for a well-qualified work force in the near future.

  9. Cosi is offering positions as a Summer Animal Specialist Intern. Students will be responsible for providing hands-on care for animals, developing and implementing enrichment methods for the animals. This would be a great resume builder for any Zoology or Animal Science major.

  10. The Ohio Cattlemen's Association and Ohio Beef Council offers many internships for college students throughout the year. A scholarship will be awarded to each intern. Each intern also has the opportunity to earn credit while completing the internship.

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    AgCareers.com is excited to bring internship opportunities currently available on our website from valued partners such as Bayer CropScience, DuPont, Smithfield Hog Production, Monsanto and many more!

FULL-TIME JOB ANNOUNCEMENTS

  1. Semex is actively seeking a relationship-oriented, motivated individual to join their sales team in Central and Eastern Ohio.  Using Semex sales tools and technology, employees will develop and grow partnerships with their customers by listening to their needs, showing the value of the products

  2. A premier Dairy company in the Phoenix, AZ metro area is looking for a top notch QA/Herd Manager!

  3. The Ohio Poultry Association (OPA) is a dynamic organization representing Ohio’s egg, turkey and chicken farms, processing and allied industries.

  4. Heartland Dairy Holdings LLC is seeking a young, qualified dairy manager that can oversee approximately 2250 head of milk cows and has preferably grown up in the dairy industry.

SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION

  1. The National Poultry & Food Distributors Association awards scholarships to various students of agricultural colleges and universities across the United States. Each selected student will receive a $2000-2500 scholarship from NPFDA.

  2. This merit-based, non-renewable scholarship is available to students who have an overall GPA of at least 3.0 and can provide letters of recommendation as well as evidence of career motivation. Up to $2,500 is available for students entering their final year in four-year and five-year programs.

  3. National Dairy Shrine would like to announce that scholarship applications are currently available on our website and that the deadline for applications is April 15th.

  4. The Meat Industry Suppliers Alliance (MISA) of the Food Processing Suppliers Association will be awarding seven $10,000 scholarships this year to deserving students studying the meat sciences at universities across the country.  Last year they were awarded to students at Colorado State, Kansas

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  6. The Roy A. Wallace BIF Memorial Fund was established to honor the life and career of Roy A. Wallace. Mr.

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

LEADERSHIP & DEVELOPMENT

  1. In conjunction with the 52nd AIARD Annual Conference, the Future Leaders Forum will be offered again this year thanks to the support of USAID.

  2. 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. 

  3. A Day in the Life of a Buckeye is a program that offers a one-on-one experience for inner city and Appalachian area high school sophomores and juniors to experience life at The Ohio State University, and college in general, for a day.

  4. Do you enjoy sharing your passion for Ohio State with others? Would you be willing to show high school students what it is like to be a Buckeye? The "Experience OSU for a Day" (EOFD) Program allows prospective students to get a feel for what college is really like.