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Student Newsletter: March 7th, 2022

Welcome to Week 28!

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CAMPUS NEWS & EVENTS

  1. There are upcoming Buckeye Bridge Series events! 

  2. CHAIRE is excited to announce that Pilot Dogs is partnering with the Human-Animal Interactions Club to develop a puppy raising program.

  3. The College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences is pleased to announce the 2022 Undergraduate Research Poster Competition on Tuesday, April 12, 2022 from 1:00-3:00 p.m.  at the Nationwide & Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center. Registration is open now through March 9, 2022. For more

INTERNSHIP & PART-TIME ANNOUNCEMENTS

  1. The Equine Reproduction Laboratory, Colorado State University, is offering one (1) Equine Breeding Farm Internship that will begin on July 1, 2022.

  2. The Wilds' summer camp program at the Columbus Zoo is looking for counselors! Counselors spend weeklong periods, of up to 6 days, living at the camp facility with the campers. More information is attached

  3. Pleasant Valley Farms of Berkshire, VT is a progressive large dairy farm utilizing multiple locations to manage the different life stages of their cattle.

  4. Black Leg Ranch is offering an internship for summer of 2022! They are an extremely diverse cow/calf, bison, and feeding operation in southern North Dakota. The application and more information can be found at their website

  5. Abbott Nutrition is looking for interns! It would be 8-19 hours a week with a scientist or engineer on projects. This is a paid position based on year in school. 

  6. Birch Creek Farmery has an opening for their Summer 2022 sustainable ranch internship! It pays $15 an hour and is located west of Pittsburgh on the state line.

GRADUATE SCHOOL OPPORTUNITIES

  1. Are you interested in increasing your understanding of dairy cattle health, mastitis, and mammary gland biology and how they affect milk production? The Mastitis and Mammary Physiology Laboratory located in Wooster, Ohio focuses on these questions to improve dairy cattle health and productivity

FULL-TIME JOB ANNOUNCEMENTS

  1. The Ohio State University Lab Animal Resources group has job openings for any graduates that are interested in a full time position with OSU. 

  2. The Ayrshire Breeders' Association and American Guernsey Association are combining forces and seeking a motivated, full-time employee to serve as Records Coordinator between the two breeds. For more information, see attatched.

  3. The OSU Swine Farm is looking for a Swine Extension Specialist! For more information and to apply, visit this website

  4. Select Sires, Inc. is seeking motivated individuals to join their team. This hourly, non-exempt position is located at their facility in Plain City, Ohio. Candidates must be self-directed, detail-oriented, and organized.

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LEADERSHIP & DEVELOPMENT

  1. ASCA is our departmental student leadership team involved in the recruitment of high school students, peer mentorship through the ANIM SCI 1100 and 2700 courses as well as the Cristo Rey Columbus HS Science Club, and the planning and implementation of retention and community-building events like

  2. The Cargill Global Scholars Program is currently accepting

HELPFUL RESOURCES

  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 Portfolium.com and will continue to provide ALL students and faculty the opportunity to

  4. 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

  5. Lifebuoy

    Emergency: Dial 911
    University Police: 614-292-2121
    Student Advocacy Center: 614-292-1111
    Student Judicial Affairs: 614-292-0748

  6. 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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