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Student Newsletter: November 2, 2019

Welcome to Week 12!

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  1. “The future depends on what you do today." -Mahatma Gandhi


  1. EEOB 3494- Entering Independent Research

  2. Small Ruminant and Pseudo Ruminant Production and Management (ANIMSCI 4004.01) and the Small Ruminant Production Lab (ANIMSCI 4004.02) will be held as scheduled in Columbus during the Spring 2020 semester.


  1.  The Human-Animal Interactions Club is hosting Sloth Yoga on November 6 in the Ag Admin Auditorium. Due to the large amount of interest this event recieved last year, there is pre-registration required.

  2. Ohio State Animal Science students competed in the 53rd All American Quarter Horse Congress Collegiate Judging Contest. The team walked away as Top 10 and Top 15 Finalist in Halter Judging, Performance Judging, and Reasons Awards.

  3. Poultry Science Club is taking orders for their 69th annual Turkey Sale until November 13th! The turkeys are free-range, raised antibiotic free, and fed a vegetable diet. The turkeys come from a family-owned and operated company.


  1. Merck Animal Health is offering a variety of internships in 2020.  Juniors and seniors are invited to apply to any internship they are interested in.  The internship postings are continually updating with new opportunities daily, so please check back regularly if you do not see one that fits.

  2. ABS Global has a variety of internships currently available. There are positions open available to tech, university, and college students.

  3. World Wide Sires is looking for a creatie, motivated, and detail-oriented Summer 202 Marketing and Averstising Intern. They are looking for an agriculture communicator who is wanting to gain experience in marketing and public relations. 

  4. CentralStar Cooperative is looking to fill nine internship positions for Summer 2020. CentralStar is looking for two DHI Laboratory Interns, six Artificial Insemination Specialist Interns, and a Research and Development Intern. 

  5. Topnotch Livestock is a show wether goat and lamb production firm.

  6. The Hilmar Dairy Internship program is accepting applications now through December 10, 2019 at 5 pm PST. The internship is designed for college sophomores, juniors or seniors majoring in dairy science, dairy management, animal science or vet science.

  7. The College of Veterinary Medicine, Parasitology Section is looking for an upbeat, positive, and responsible undergraduate who might have an interest in veterinary parasites and would be willing to work in the VM III teaching laboratory.  The student worker will learn about the parasites and the

  8. Breeding Season is approaching for horses and Fort Christopher's Thoroughbreds is recruiting interns!


  1. The National Association of Animal Breeders Doak Graduate Fellowship is a unqiue opprotunity for individuals planning to pursue a career in the bovine genetic improvement industry to earn a Master of Science degree in bovine genetics or bovine male reproduction physiology.


  1. Seaboard Foods produces premium pork products connected every step of the way from before the farm to beyond the plate. They are looking to hire studentss graduating Fall 2019 or May 2020 in Trainee programs.

  2. University of Florida is looking to hire a Dairy Unit Manager. The position will entail coordinating activites for the research program, managing employees and students working at the Dairy Unit, and assisting with finances and budgeting. 

  3. The Ohio Cattlemen’s Association and the Ohio Beef Council are accepting applications for the following full-time position.


  1. Nationally recognized comedians travel the country tasting local wine and making new fans! This new comedy circuit brings comedy to folks for a fraction of what comedy clubs demand. Come out for a night of hilarious comedy and great local wines.

    This event is held at Vecchia Winery. 

  2. Mesmerica is a visual music journey that brings the mesmerizing music of Grammy-nominated composer and percussionist, James Hood together with visually-hypnotic, 3D animated art curated from artists around the world to create an immersive experience designed to transcend


  1. Information and the application are available through:  Applications are


  1. Log into your Handshake account and search for the job ID number for each position.

  2. Log into your Handshake account and search for the job ID number for each position.


  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. 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.

  4. 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

  5. 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.

  6. 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

  7. Lifebuoy

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

  8. 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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