Student Newsletter : March 4, 2019

  1. Buckeyes In Your Corner

    On March 20th from 6:30-7:45pm in Animal Science 111, the Meat Judging Team and Meat Science Club will offer another evening program of Buckeyes In Your Corner. This semester the main topic will involve “How to Manage Your Stress.” This is intended to focus on the various types of stress our students may go through using a group of panelists of various backgrounds (i.e. pre-vet students, time management, etc.) to share their ideas, experiences, and/or personal stories. Dinner will be offered for free from 6:30 to 7:00pm and the actual presentation will begin around 7:00pm. Check with your professors as some may be offering bonus points for attending. Hope to see you there! 

    Any questions feel free to contact Lyda G. Garcia (Garcia.625@osu.edu). 

     

     

  2. Weekly Motivation!

    "To handle yourself, use your head; to handle others, use your heart."

    — Eleanor Roosevelt

  3. 2019 Lindsay Hill 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament

    OSU's Agricultural Communicators of Tomorrow are proud to host the 6th annual Lindsay Hill Memorial Tournament. The event will be held in the RPAC on March 23rd starting at 11. Teams will play a 3 on 3 game with one sub available for a 20 minute running clock. Team captains be sure to watch your emails for updates! Cost is $25 per team.

    This event is held each year in memory of agricultural communicator, Lindsay Hill who passed away in 2011 in a tragic car accident. Hill had a deep passion for Ohio State and Ohio State basketball. To honor the legacy of Hill, ACT hosts this annual event with proceeds from the tournament going toward the Lindsay Hill Memorial Endowment fund.

    Contact Kathaleen Kuhn at Kuhn.733 or (740)961-0154 for more details.

    Register a team here

  4. Ohio Poultry Industry Networking Event

    The Ohio Poultry Association, along with the Ohio State University, invite you to participate in our first Ohio Poultry Industry Networking Event. Representatives from prominent poultry companies in Ohio will be there to discuss internship and job opportunities. We will schedule short interviews between you and the companies, much like speed dating. Food will be provided. This event will be held on Wednesday, March 6 from 4:30-8:00 pm in Howlett Hall Room 164. To schedule an interview time, please send resume and time availability to Chase Fulton at cfulton@ohiopoultry.org. 

  5. Goat Yoga

    CHAIRE is holding a goat yoga event on March 21st  from 5:30pm-6:30pm or 7:00pm-8:00pm for students, faculty and staff in the Animal Science Building Arena! The cost for students is $10 and the cost for faculty/staff is $20. Pre-registration is required through chaire.osu.edu. Please bring your own mat/towel. 

     

  6. Waldock Brothers Award

    The Waldock Brothers Award recognizes an Outstanding Senior in Animal Sciences based on criteria including scholarship, leadership, and service to the Department of Animal Sciences, the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences, The Ohio State University and the communities served. The award originates with the Waldock Brothers, Jack and Bill, and recognized their dedication to high-quality education within the Department of Animal Sciences.

    The application materials and process are attached. Please type the application. Return the completed application to Dr. Steve Moeller via email (moeller.29@osu.edu) by March 8, 2019.

    The annual Department of Animal Sciences Recognition Program will be held on the Thursday, April 4, 2019, from 2:30 to 5:00 pm. Location for the event to be announced. All applicants and their parents are encouraged to attend.

  7. ASCA Application

    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 events like B2SB and the ANSCI Winter Mixer. If you’re passionate about making a difference in the community around you, consider applying to the team.  Membership qualifications, expectations and application process are attached.  Applications are due Sunday, March 24th!

  8. HOSA-Future Health Professionals

    HOSA-Future Health Professionals at The Ohio State University is a great way for students to network and compete internationally in their chosen field of study.  HOSA is an established international organization that empowers students through leadership in the global health community. Every year students can compete statewide and internationally in events such as Clinical Nursing, Medical Terminology, CPR/First Aid, Physical Therapy, Veterinary Science and many more! This year they are working on going to the International Leadership Conference held in Disney World! These competitions consist of knowledge based tests, memorized skill performances, presentations, speeches, and many other different types of tests depending on the profession or category chosen. More information can be found at www.hosa.org. Scholarships are due March 15th

    If interested, please email hosaatosu@gmail.com for more information.

  9. ID SCOPE

    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. The ID SCOPE is open to all students, regardless of major or rank as they are trying to engage students from all disciplines given the broad nature of the infectious disease grand challenge/wicked problem. The ID SCOPE features weekly discussion and engagement sessions (Tuesdays, 6pm-7pm) on current infectious disease topics, linking various disciplines, public policy, human behavior and legal components. It also provides research opportunities as well as on-going student mentoring in “soft skill” development. See the attachment for more infomation. 

  10. Shades Club

    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. Meetings are held on alternating Thursdays at 6:30pm in Plumb Hall 102. For more information, email the club or visit their facebook page! 

  11. Experience OSU for a Day Hosts Needed!

    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. These students visit CFAES frequently, and we are in need of volunteers to show these students around campus when they come to visit. If you were a host last semester, we need your new schedule!

    EOFD Hosts volunteer to have prospective high school students shadow them from 9:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. for 1-2 weekdays each semester. Hosting is very flexible and can be adjusted to fit your schedule. Hosts are encouraged to take their shadow(s) to class, the Oval, the Union, a room in Nosker House, and to eat lunch at Parker Dairy Store (lunch is free for the host and shadow). Hosting is open to any CFAES student who has completed at least one semester of classes at the Columbus campus. To sign up, simply fill out this form and email it to Katie Share at share.9@osu.edu. Please feel free to contact Katie Share if you have any questions.

  12. Love Volunteering? Love Primates?

    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. It requires a lot of hard work and they look for dedicated volunteers to help out. Volunteers are required to come at least one designated day each week and work for about 3-4 hours. Volunteering with A.P.E.S. is a very rewarding educational experience. If this seems like something you would be interested in, check out their website here! Feel free to reach out to Pam White (614)657-8944 with any questions. 

  13. Volunteer with The Mid-Ohio Foodbank

    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! They are happy to host both individuals and groups at their activities. If you are interested please visit their website at www.mofb.volunteerhub.com.

     

  14. Summer 2019 FLAS - Latin America

    The Center for Latin American Studies at Ohio State is seeking undergraduate applications for their Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship program.

    The program offers summer and academic year fellowships for students who are pursuing a degree and need advanced training in language and area studies. Fellows receive a tuition and fee credit to subsidize enrollment in language and/or area studies coursework as well as receiving a stipend! Fellowships are open to students in any major who are interested in learning Portuguese, Quechua, or another language of Latin America (not including Spanish).

    For more information, please see the attachment

  15. Purdue Undergrad Summer Research Program

    Looking to pursue a career in the rapidly growing field of digital agriculture and data science? Check out this undergraduate summer research program in digital agriculture. This student centered, active-learning environment allows undergraduates to put data into action and communicate processes and results effectively. The program will run from mid-May through mid-August. Students interested in this program will benefit from strong faculty mentoring in small groups across many disciplines, $5,250 stipend for travel and living costs, optional academic course credit, and much more. If this sounds like something you would be interested in, check out the attachment

  16. Dreams on Horseback Internship

    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. The candidate should be energetic, able to lift 25 lbs., and be comfortable working with people with special needs. Training as a side-walker/leader in accordance with the requirements outlined by PATH International is mandatory and will be provided. Dreams on Horseback encourages those interested in equine-business, therapeutic riding instruction, or special ed to apply. Previous horse experience helpful. Interested applicants may apply at the following link:

    www.tinyurl.com/DOHIntern

     

  17. Summer Training Program In Precision Livestock Production

    Precision livestock production is defined as optimizing agricultural inputs to produce desired outputs in the livestock industry. Precision livestock production encompasses multiple disciplines, including nutrition, genetics, reproductive physiology, agricultural engineering, meat science, food safety, and immunology. This two-year program will train individuals in cutting-edge research skills and prepare students for a career in precision livestock production. In the first-year, students will be paired with two faculty co-mentors and assist these co-mentors with their research and development projects. In the second year, trainees will be paired for 10 weeks with a company or government agency working to serve the livestock industry.

    Eligibility: Current Freshman or Sophomore student pursuing a Bachelor’s degree at time application is submitted, AND Member of an ethnic minority group OR eligible for a FAFSA Pell Grant in 2018-19 or 2019-20. Funding for housing, living, and travel expenses is provided as part of this program.

    How do I apply? Please visit this website: https://www.sdstate.edu/agriculture-biological-sciences/animalscience/su... to find application materials. APPLICATIONS ARE DUE MARCH 15 th, 2019!! QUESTIONS? Please contact Dr. Michael Gonda, Associate Professor of Animal Science, South Dakota State University at 605-688-5442 or Michael.Gonda@sdstate.edu.

  18. Ohio State University Extension Internship Program

    Through this paid internship, interns work closely with a local OSU Extension educator as they teach classes, work with volunteers and make a difference in the community. As an intern, you will learn how you can use your education to make a difference in people’s lives and how what you are learning in college can have an impact on some of the most pressing issues facing Ohioans. Your intern work may include:

    • Planning, helping or teaching community classes, day camps, field days or fairs
    • Attending meetings with community leaders and volunteers
    • Developing news articles, exhibits, brochures, marketing materials, and resources for educational curriculum
    • Using social media and technology to share research-based information
    • Participating in field research, helping with literature reviews, and testing new methods and curriculum
    • Working with youth through 4-H activities, county fair, camps and project judgings

    To apply, visit this link. To be considered for one of the 2019 paid internships, you must complete two years of college by June 1, 2019. Review the chart below to determine the internship in which you may be interested. You may apply for multiple positions with one application.

    By March 3, 2019 (11:59 pm), submit the following information.

    • Internship at Waterman Dairy

      There are internship and job opportunities available at Waterman Dairy Farm for the summer of 2019. The OSU Waterman Dairy milks 100 registered Jerseys and raises approximately 165 replacement heifers. The farm facilitates research, gives tours to a wide range of ages, and allows for hands on college course experiences. Benefits to summer employment gives employees preference to limited fall semester positions. Free on farm housing can be provided to students who demonstrate good knowledge and work ethic. These students are held to a higher level of accountability and take on the role of student managers.

      Contact John Lemmermen (.3) or Bekah Meller (.5) for an application and to schedule an interview by March 22nd. See the attachment for more information. 

    • HHYF Summer Position

      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.

      For more information, visit this link: https://www.hhyf.org/uploads/1/1/9/8/119800020/2019_hhyf_summer_employment_application_final.pdf

    • Stauffer Farms Internship

      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. Bigger heifers are raised in retrofitted dairy barns, with some being custom raised. They have undergone a major expansion in 2017-2018 and are currently milking in twin, double 24 parallel parlors.

      The business approach of Stauffer Farms LLC is to promote efficiency in every way possible. They have aggressively invested capital to achieve this and are currently shipping over 1,600,000 lbs of milk per worker. They are also very comfortable investing in and learning technology as a way to increase efficiency and profitability. Unlike many large dairies, their labor force is predominantly local.  While in the past they have raised all forage and heifers, their latest expansion has been made possible by entering into forage and heifer raising agreements with neighboring farms. 

      They are currently looking for an intern at their facility. The position will pay $12.00 per hour plus room and board (a guest room in one of the partner’s house). For more information on the position and how to apply, see the attachment

       

    • Purdue Research Assistantship

      There is a graduate research assistantship (M.S. in Animal Sciences) position opening at Purdue University. The position will study student motivation and curiosity in large enrollment introductory STEM-based courses beginning in August 2019. In addition to research, the M.S. student will have opportunities for involvement in other departmental activities including assisting with undergraduate courses and presenting their work at departmental seminars and research forums.

      The assistantship includes an annual salary stipend, tuition and fees, and health insurance benefits. Interested candidates should submit: 1) a letter stating interests and goals, 2) a current CV, 3) unofficial copies of undergraduate transcripts and GRE scores (if available), and 4) contact information for three references. Upon review of these materials, official graduate applications to Purdue University will be required of the student selected for the program. Initial applications will be accepted until March 8, 2019 or until a suitable candidate is found. Please send application materials via email to Dr. Elizabeth Karcher (ekarcher@purdue.edu) or by mail to Department of Animal Sciences, 270 S. Russell St., Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, 47907.

      Please see the attached for more information. 

    • 2019 Dairy Farm Internship

      The Ohio State University Agricultural Technical Institute (OSU/ATI) is 2 year technical school located in Wooster, Ohio.  The OSU/ATI Dairy Farm is 100 cow Holstein and Jersey herd that exist to provide practical experience to students during the Fall and Spring semesters.  The OSU/ATI Dairy Farm strives to be a modern efficient and profitable dairy, with their main goal being to provide valuable educational experiences for their students.  In an effort to provide greater opportunities for learning they offer a Summer Internship that will be available from May through August.

      Their internship is suitable for students of any class rank we have even had a few graduate students in the past.  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 Reproduction. The goal of the internship is to help the intern see how management decisions effect day to day operations, and also how worker performance effects management decisions.  You will also be exposed to management programs like PCDart, CowManager, and TMR Tracker, as well as working with other support personnel.

      Pay will be an Hourly Wage with a Max of 38 hours per week

      We can assist to you in finding housing in the Wooster Area

      Contact Brandon Lawwill Asst Herd Manager at lawwill.1@osu.edu.

    • Heimerl Farms Internship

      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. The main office is responsible for payroll, record keeping, computer operations, phone calls, feed ordering and processing, etc., which are necessary for their business. One major component vital to their operation located in Johnstown is their recently added on to feed processing facility. At this state of the art facility nearly 60% of our pigs are fed through the feed processed here each day. Although the main office is located in Johnstown, Heimerl Farms Ltd. has many swine operations located throughout the state. Even though they are most widely known for their Swine operations in Ohio, raising Holstein Cattle, plus farming several thousand acres makes Heimerl Farms a vital family oriented farming operation in the state. If this is something you would be interested in, see the attached promortional flyer and the attached internship

    • Fine Swine, LLC. Internship

      This internship will be from May 20th, 2019 through August 2nd, 2019. This year is going to be very competitive, so keep that in mind while filling out the application. They will be unable to provide housing this year but will be more than willing to help candidates from out of state find housing for the summer. Students will be working as gestation and farrowing technicians to understand the day to day operations of a commercial sow farm. They will also be having a research project and intern meetings to help stay on track and make sure students are learning all they can with us during the summer.

      Students will be paid their starting salary which comes to $1,000 before taxes on the 15th and 30th of every month.  On farm clothing, boots, shampoo, and body wash will be provided. Students must have their own transportation to get to the barn. 

      The deadline for the application is March 15th at midnight. Please email the completed application to Katie.morrison95@gmail.com. Late submissions will not be accepted. If you have any questions regarding the internship please feel free to email Katie to get clarification.

    • Business Opportunity (Equestrian Facility)

      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. Boarding rates should easily hit $500-$600 per stall per month based on location and current facilities. Proximity to well-off, child-centered neighborhoods makes lesson programs – especially intro-level children’s riding programs – likely to generate reliable income. Barn contains 18 full-size stalls and 4 half-size stalls for minis. Other facilities include 45' by 90' indoor arena, 100' by 200' outdoor arena, 50' round pen, 50' square pen, eight 25' by 100' turn out runs with 20' run in shelters, two pastures with 24' run ins, indoor observation area, tack lockers, and indoor lounge space. Access to undeveloped 20-acre field to the north negotiable. Water included. In addition to rent ($2500/mo), you will be responsible for all parts of your business, including all labor, materials and supplies, appropriate insurance, electricity, all maintenance, manure removal, portable toilet rental (if desired), and providing daily care for 5 additional horses. Please respond with your questions AND either business plan or description of your prior experience or related education and plan for generating income to adequately care for all horses involved in your business model and pay the $2500 per month. Responses without information about you and your initial business plan will not be responded to. Photos available. Owners live on site. Unscheduled drive-bys will be considered trespassing.

    • Technology Support Analyst

      Dairy Records Mangement Systems (DRMS) is seeking a highly motivated individual to provide superior customer care and technical support from their Ames, IA office. DRMS, with offices at North Carolina State University and Iowa State University, provides monthly DHIA managment reports, on-farm software (PCDART), an the PocketDairy app to over 14,000 producers with 2.1M cows and to 500 nutritionists, veterinarians and industry consultants. 

      For more information, see the attachment

    • In Vitro Fertilization Laboratory Position

      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 citizens and detail- oriented with good communication skills.  Weekend and holiday rotations are expected in this field of work.  Health benefits and 401K company- match are available.  Please send resume as an indication of interest to Donna Ridder, MS, TS, CRCS at donna.ridder@cryobio.com.  Reproductive Diagnostics, Inc., Columbus, OH.

    • Ohio Beef Council Full-Time Positions

      The Ohio Beef Council and OCA currently have three full-time positions open. They are an Administrative Assistant, Project Manager that requires graphics design skills and an educational program director.  The complete position descriptions are available on the OCA website at https://www.ohiocattle.org/about-us/position-openings. To apply, mail a cover letter and resume to Elizabeth Harsh, Executive Director, Ohio Beef Council, 10600 U.S. Highway 42, Marysville, Ohio 43040. Contact Elizabeth Harsh at 614-873-6736 with any questions.

    • CWT Group Herdsman Position

      Central Ohio, 1,000 cow dairy farm looking for herdsman. Responsibilities include herd health, daily oversight of 2-3 employees, data entry (PC Dart), report generation, supply pricing and ordering, vet checks, hoof trimmer scheduling, coordinating of young livestock movement (to and from the grower), oversight of 2 employees at the calf facility, repo programs, and the possibility of breeding the herd.  Pay will be based on the amount of responsibility accepted, 55K to 70K.  There is the possibility of expanded responsibilities and pay (ie. operations manager) if so desired by an individual. Health insurance offered, matching simple IRA, uniforms, and paid vacation time. Work weeks will be in the 55 to 65 hour range. Send inquiries to info@theCWTgroup.com.  

    • Interested in Working with Thoroughbreds?

      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

    • The Pork Checkoff Scholarship

      The Pork Checkoff sponsors a scholarship program available to college students who are current juniors or seniors planning to pursue a career field related to swine production. Those planning to attend veterinary or graduate school and major in a discipline with an emphasis on swine are also encouraged to apply for scholarships.

      “The pork industry is committed to continual improvement in producing safe, wholesome protein. Identifying and developing the next generation of leaders and decision-makers is critical to this continual improvement,” says Chris Hostetler, Animal Science Director for the Pork Checkoff. “A survey of previous scholarship winners revealed that 80 percent are pursuing advanced degrees in preparation to serve the industry as veterinarians, nutritionists, reproductive biologists and management consultants.”

      College students who are currently juniors or seniors planning to pursue a career field related to swine production are invited to apply for a scholarship sponsored by the Pork Checkoff.  Also, those planning to attend veterinary or graduate school and major in a discipline with an emphasis on swine are encouraged to apply.

      “The pork industry is committed to continual improvement in producing safe, wholesome protein. Identifying and developing the next generation of leaders and decision-makers is critical to this continual improvement,” says Chris Hostetler, Animal Science Director for the Pork Checkoff. “A survey of previous scholarship winners revealed that 80 percent are pursuing advanced degrees in preparation to serve the industry as veterinarians, nutritionists, reproductive biologists and management consultants.”

      Please complete and submit the application form below.

      In addition to the application, each applicant must send two letters of recommendation and official university transcript to mburke@pork.org or mail to:

      National Pork Board Attn: Molly Burke

      1776 NW 114th St, Clive, IA 50325

      Specific questions about the Pork Industry Scholarship program should be directed to Dr. Chris Hostetler at chostetler@pork.org or 515-223-2606. Previous scholarship award winners are not eligible to apply.

      Application deadline: March 15

    • Roy A. Wallace Beef Improvement Federation Memorial Scholarship

      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. He became involved with BIF in its infancy and was the only person to attend each of the first 40 BIF conventions. He loved what BIF stood for – an organization that brings together purebred and commercial cattle breeders, academia and breed associations, all committed to improving beef cattle. Wallace was honored with both the BIF Pioneer Award and BIF Continuing Service Award and co-authored the BIF 25-year history, Ideas into Action. This scholarship was established to encourage young men and women interested in beef cattle improvement to pursue those interests as Mr. Wallace did, with dedication and passion. Proceeds from the Roy A. Wallace Beef Improvement Federation Memorial Fund will be used to award scholarships to graduate and undergraduate students currently enrolled as fulltime students in pursuit of a degree related to the beef cattle industry. Criteria for selection will include demonstrated commitment and service to the beef cattle industry. Preference will be given to students who have demonstrated a passion for the areas of beef breeding, genetics, and reproduction. Additional considerations will include academic performance, personal character, and service to the beef cattle industry. Two scholarships will be offered in the amount of $1250 each. One will be awarded to a student currently enrolled as an undergraduate and one will be awarded to a student currently enrolled in a Master of Science or Doctoral program. The application form may be found attached to this document or at www.beefimprovement.org. Applications are due April 1

    • Pork Industry Scholarship

      It is that time of year again and the 2019 Pork Industry Scholarship application period is now open!   All college juniors and seniors who plan to pursue a career in swine production management or a related field, or will be seeking to attend graduate school and major in a discipline with an emphasis on swine are invited to submit an application for one of the scholarships.   The scholarship application and guidelines are located at https://www.pork.org/blog/scholarship/. The deadline for applications is March 15, 2019.  Please pass this information on to anyone that might be interested in applying.  For more information, please contact Chris Hostetler at chostetler@pork.org (515-223-2606) or Molly Burke at mburke@pork.org (515-223-3533).

    • Handshake

      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. FisherConnect and Symplicity (CareerEngine, Hireabuckeye, FutureLink, Buckeye Careers Network) have transitioned to Handshake.

      Handshake offers many exciting new features, including:

      • Relevant feed of job and internship opportunities
      • News feed containing the latest information from career services offices and favorite employers
      • Resources specifically matching students interests

      Student accounts are preloaded and can be accessed at http://handshake.osu.edu/, using their name.# and password. Students will need to complete their profiles with details, such as work experiences, skills, interests and organizations. Next, students can explore the many resources and tools that are available in Handshake.  

    • Portfolium Resource Page

      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 create a professional, online digital portfolio. In today’s world, employers seek evidence of career-relevant skills and competencies beyond listings on a resume. Students at all levels can easily create evidence-based credentials. In other words, attaching documents, videos, audio files, graphics, coding samples and presentations help demonstrate your knowledge and abilities.

      You should have already received your Portfolium invitation with the subject: “Access your CFAES Portfolium.” The email contains a link to activate your free verified account within the CFAES network using your Ohio State credentials.  If you missed the initial email, you can also join by using the Portfolium Resource Page.

      For more information or inquires, contact Elaine Eberlin.

    • Network with Alumnifire

      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.

      Learn more here

      For questions or additional information feel free to contact us at 614-292-3314 or 800-635-8944.

    • Animal Sciences Career Services Site

      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. In addition, there is an option for students to submit their resume and/or cover letters for review, prior to applying for internships or going to the career expo. Check it out! https://ansci.osu.edu/undergraduate/career-services/building-resume

    • Ohio State Health & Wellness Resources

      Lifebuoy

      Emergency: Dial 911
      University Police: 614-292-2121
      Student Advocacy Center: 614-292-1111
      Student Judicial Affairs: 614-292-0748
      Counseling and Consultation Services: 614-292-5766
      OSU Suicide Prevention: 614-221-5445
      Campus Advocacy Program for Survivors of Sexual Violence: 614-292-4527
      BART (For witnesses or victims of discrimination): 614-688-8449
      Student Health Services: 614-292-4321
      Office for Disability Services: 614-292-3307
      Multicultural Center: 614-688-8449
      Student Wellness Program: 614-292-4527
      University Housing: 614-292-8266

    • Job Search Sites

      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

      Hireabuckeye (the CFAES Job Database)

      Animal Science Jobs

      Ag Careers 

      Continental Search (Specific for Animal Agriculture)

      Federation of Animal Science Societies (Mostly Higher-Education Animal Science Positions)

      Equimax (Equine-Specific)

      American Association of Zoos & Aquariums 

      American Associations of Laboratory Animal Science

      American Meat Science Association

      Ohio Hiring Management Systems

      Sciences Crossing