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Student Newsletter: October 26, 2020

Welcome to Week 10! 

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  1. This week's club of the Week is Human Animal Interactions Club! For more information on this club and other CFAES Clubs, see here

  2. This week's pet of the week is Rosie Jo! Rosie is a two year old basset hound. She loves to go on walks around campus and chase squirrels.


  1. The course Math 2010S Intersections of Mathematics and Society: Hidden Figures (GE: Open Option, Service Learning, Social Diversity in the US [pending], Culture



  1. The Buckeye Dairy Club is fortunate enough to have been approved by the college to put on the Buckeye Royal Showmanship contest despite the crazy year we are undergoing.

  2. The Poultry Science Club of OSU is now taking orders for our 70th annual Turkey Sale from now until November 11thOrders can be made online following the 

  3. Our October BIYC event (see attached) will feature our CFAES embedded counselor, David Wirt on Tuesday, Oct.


  1. COBA/Select Sires is now accepting applications for the 2021 Communications/Marketing Internship and the 2021 RSCM Internship.

    2021 Communications/Marketing Internship

  2. The Angus Foundation is excited to announce applications are being accepted now through December 1 for the Talon Internship Program

  3. OSU is a member of the Midwest Poultry Consortium Center of Excellence Program. Several Ohio State students have participated in MPC’s COE program and OSU professor Dr. Cressman teaches at the Center of Excellence.

  4. Fort Christopher’s Thoroughbreds, LLC is a modern, thoroughbred facility located just 15 minutes from historic Saratoga Racecourse. They are currently accepting applications for the Breeding Internship program.

  5. Alta Genetics is now accepting internship applications. They are accepting applications until November 6th. This internship will work on developing your consultative sale sakills and build your portfolio of large, progressive dairy accounts.

  6. The Kentucky Equine Management Internship is planning to host interns for our upcoming Spring Reproduction and Breeding session to be held January 11-June 11, 2021 with some minor modifications to the academic portion of the course.


  1. The Rainfed Agriculture Innovation Network (RAIN) project plans to host a summer Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program (

  2. The Ohio State Virtual Graduate and Professional School Fair is designed for students who are approaching graduation and ready to apply to an Ohio State graduate or professional school.  It is also appropriate for students who are early in their enrollment and want to learn about coursework and

  3. The OARDC Mastitis and Mammary Physiology Laboratory led by Dr. Enger in the Department of Animal Sciences at Ohio State University is seeking applications for a full time MS and PhD student.

  4. Dr. Amy Skibiel’s Lactation Physiology Lab, in the Department of Animal, Veterinary and Food Sciences, is recruiting graduate students! The main research themes of the lab center around lactation biology, animal physiology, and postnatal development.

  5. The NAAB Doak Graduate Fellowship is a unique opportunity for individuals pursuing a career in the bovine genetic improvement industry to earn a Master of Science degree in bovine genetics or bovine male reproduction physiology.


  1. Clemens Food Group is looking to fill a postion in their Coldwater, Michigan plant. The role would be a food safety supervisor (see attached) in charge of their HACCP plans and shelf life program.


  1. Westerville Parks and Recreation will again present the Great Westerville Pumpkin Glow at Heritage Park, 60 N. Cleveland Ave. but have made some changes due to social distancing regulations. The event will now be drive-thru and be held Oct. 28-Nov. 1 from 7-11 p.m. 

  2. Duck Donuts has released a spooky box, filled with delicious and spooky doughnuts to get you into the halloween spirit!

  3. Subscribe to D-Tix's Weekly Email to get information regarding ticket sales to events around Columbus. Below are tickets D-Tix currently has on sale. 


  1. In alignment with recommendations from the Safe Campus and Scientific Advisory Subgroup, Campus Area Bus Service (CABS) continues to limit occupancy to support safety and physical distancing guidelines. For students coming/going to our CFAES Columbus campus, please note:

  2. The Libraries are currently offering contact-free pickup by appointment at Thompson Library only, and document delivery through 

  3. The large majority of our faculty and staff will be telecommuting during the pandemic, which means the best way to get assistance is to email your advisor or instructors with questions, or to set up a Zoom or phone call.  There will be a contact directory of email and phone # of all faculty and

  4. The Safe and Healthy Buckeyes website is continually updated with the most current information about the university's return to campus and navigating the term


  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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