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Department of Animal Sciences


Student Newsletter: March 7, 2016

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  1. 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


  1. If you’re interested in veterinary medicine, you might consider attending a unique presentation from Professor Rosanne Taylor, Dean of Veterinary Science at the University of Sydney (Australia).  She is going to be visiting Columbus next Wednesday, March 9th, and has set up a

  2. OSU’s Pre-Vet Club will be hosting a meeting with Dr. Hoet on March 23rd at 7pm in the VMC Auditorium and YOU are invited!  Dr.

  3. Congratulations to the following students that placed in the research forum:

    Animal Health
    1 – Rachael Adams
    2 – John Rowe

    Animal Nutrition
    1 – Jared Ashworth
    2 – Rachel Woodfint

    Social Science
    1 – Sarah Adamczak

  4. 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.

  5. Are you looking for an opportunity to polish up your professional skills? To network with industry leaders, and enjoy a 3 course dinner with friends? Then join student council in the annual Professional Development night event March 28th from 6- 8 pm.

  6. Do you miss your 4-H/FFA days of showmanship competition? Do you want to have a friendly competition amongst your friends and peers? Have you ever wanted to learn how to show a heifer, hog, sheep, or horse? Then the Little International showmanship competition is for you!


  1. 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.

  2. If you are still looking for a summer internship opportunity, consider applying for the dairy marketing intern position at COBA!

  3. The National Turkey Federation is currently accepting internship applications for the summer 2016 semester in the Washington, D.C.

  4. The Wilds is currently offering two seasonal positions in their Education department:

  5. 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.

  6. Southern Swiss Dairy, LLC is now accepting applications for their summer internship through March 15. Southern Swiss operates an on-farm creamery alongside a dairy with registered Brown Swiss cows.

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

  8. 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.

  9. Nationwide and the Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center is looking for a 4-H Animal Sciences Student Intern to assist with the 2016 Ohio State Fair Youth Events from April 11th to August 14th.

  10. The James W.

  11. 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.

  12. QTest Labs is seeking 4-5 students to work a few hours a day as a Laboratory Animal Technician.

  13. Wild Horse Rescue, Inc. is a non-profit public charity located on a rural McDermott property in Scioto County, Ohio.

  14. Field 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!


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

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

  3. 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.

  4. Clear Creek Ranch is looking for 8 Individuals to help guide horseback rides in the mountains of Burnsville, North Carolina. The season runs from March to December.

  5. A progressive calf ranch in the upper mid-west is looking for a general manager. Responsibilities would include oversight of daily activities, working with employee management, training and other various roles.

  6. The Technical Service Representative at Osborne Industries Inc is responsible for the installation, commissioning and field service of Osborne Industries Automated Swine Equipment.

  7. Select Sires, Inc. is seeking Livestock Technicians, Shipping Technicians and Processing Technicians at multiple locations. Work schedules and duties vary per facility for these non-exempt positions and employees are paid hourly wages.


  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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

  4. Since its

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

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


  1. 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. 

  2. 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.

  3. 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.


  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