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Student Newsletter: November 29th, 2021

Welcome to Week 14!

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  1. ASGSA hosted a Young Professionals Night on November 9th. There were guest speakers from industry, academia, and vet-med.


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


  1. Applications are now being accepted by the International Stockmen’s Educational Foundation (ISEF) for the 2022 International Livestock Congress (ILC) Student Fellowships Program!

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

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


  1. Dr. Lisa Bielke is looking to hire a full-time lab technician in Wooster. She is searching for an undergraduate student and is in support of graduate education pursuit while working with her. 

  2. The Tifton Bull Evaluation Center at the University of Georgia has a Bull Test Manager position opening in Irwinville (south central Georgia). A BS is preffered, but they will consider a combination of education and experience.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.


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


  1. Do you enjoy sharing your passion for Ohio State with others? Would you be willing to show high school students what it's like to be a Buckeye? The "Experience Ohio State for a Day" (EOFD) Program allows prospective students to get a feel for what college is really like.

  2. The College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences Ambassador application is now open!

  3.  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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