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Department of Animal Sciences


Student Newsletter: November 15th, 2021

Welcome to Week 13!

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  1. Pet Food Nutrition (ANIM SCI 4035) is debuting next Spring semester! In this class, you will learn about the behind-the-scenes of pet food! It will be held in-person Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 9:10-10:05.


  1. The CFAES student council is having a T-Shirt fundraiser! If you want to support them, you can order through this link!

  2. The Agricultural Marketing Service is seeking smart, independent & objective individuals to represent USDA at meat, poultry & egg plants across the U.S.

  3. Looking for a place to study? Need a quick snack between classes? Look no further!! 
    Plumb Hall 116 is a quiet place to get work done and is probably close to many of your classes! And, there are a variety of snacks offered for just $1! 


  1. The Interdisciplinary Program in Genetics and Genomics is the premier interdisciplinary Ph.D.

  2. STgenetics is excited to offer six internship positions for 2022! The areas consist of:

  3. The Select Sires Summer internship applications are now open! They have several oppurtuinities for college students in locations across the country.

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

  5. Certified Angus Beef has some upcoming opportunities for students interested in learning more about the beef business! 


  1. The Research Farm Assistant position at Eastern Agriculture Research Station (EARS) is now posted through November 28

  2. Kansas State University has two Graduate Research Assistant (MSc) or Visiting Research Scholar positions available in the Department of Animal Sciences and Industry at the Kansas State University, under guidance of Dr. Victor Gomez Leon.

  3. The Texas A&M Summer Undergraduate Research in Genetics and Genomics (SURGe) Program is a 10-week intensive research experience under the mentorship of one of their Faculty of Genetics members that include a 3-credit hour Bioinformatics class.

  4. Whitestone Farm LLC has new paid internship openings for 2023! Whether you are already a budding professional, or have no horse experience at all, they have educational packages designed to take you to the next level!

  5. COBA/Select Sires has two new full-time job oppurtunities! They are looking for a Shipping Coordinator and a Communications Coordinator. Attatched below are the requirements for each job and more information about what they entail. 


  1. The CFAES scholarship application is open! To access it, visit this website
    The application is due February 15th, 2022


  1. There are two upcoming informaiton sessions about South Africa: Exotic Animal Behavior and Welfare

  2. Information sessions on the Evolution in Darwin's World and Ours Education Abroad Program in England are being held this week and next! Attatched is a slide with information on the dates and times of these meetings


  1.  If you are interested in professional development, serving as a UTA is a great opportunity!


  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

  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.

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