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Student Newsletter: October 27, 2019

Welcome to Week 11!

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  1. “The man who has confidence in himself gains the confidence of others.” – Hasidic Proverb


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

  2. 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.

  3. 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

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

  5. Fine Swine has just sent out their application for internships. This internship will be from May 2020 through August 2020. Students will be working as gestation and farrowing technicians to understand the day to day operations of a commercial sow farm.

  6. Alta Genetics is looking for students interested in a 2020 internship. Alta Genetics focuses on several areas that allow you to customiza and design your opprotunities.

  7. Beechwold Veterinary Hospital is looking to hire multiple kennel technicians onto their great team of employees. Typical duties include taking care of boarding animals, giving baths, and cleaning the clinic. Kennel shifts are generally in the evening, and are somewhat flexible on the start time

  8. A privately owned hunter/jumper barn in Sunbury is looking for part time help. The barn teaches lessons in the evenings and travels to shows around two weeks a month. Duties would include grooming, tacking, and bathing horses.

  9. Kentucky Equine Management is now accepting applications for their upcoming Spring 2020 Breeding and Reproduction internship!

    Interns live and work on central Kentucky Thoroughbred farms and attend weekly lectures on topics of importance to reproduction and breeding.


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

  2.  Global Feed Additives Company provides yeast-based products to the Livestock market!

  3.  Global Feed Additives Company provides yeast-based products to the Livestock market. They are looking for a ruminant account manager. You’ll work with complex corporate accounts to identify needs and provide solutions based on company products/services. The company will offer a base salary ($

  4. Mitchell Agriculture Ltd. is a share milking business located in Southland, New Zealand. The business is owned and run by Danny and Abby Mitchell. Since beginning in the industry 7 years ago, Danny has worked his way up through the kiwi-dairy system.

  5. Nandi Veterinary Associates, a breeding farm in Southeastern PA is looking for a hands on farm manager. They currently foal between 70 and 90 mares a year, stand several stallions, collect transient stallions, breed mares with fresh, frozen and cooled semen as well as perform embryo transfer.

  6. Equine Medical Associates, PSC is looking to hire a Veterinary Technician for the breeding season this coming spring. 

  7. Dutch Hollow Farm is an 800-cow Registered Jersey dairy in Eastern NY. We are currently looking for someone capable of fulfilling management responsibilities and willing to work closely with the current herd manager/owner and other employees.

  8. Have you been looking for a full-time position related to the equine industry? Thoroughbred Daily News has a large list of various career postings. Check out the link here


  1. Get ready to tackle 3.1 miles in downtown Columbus, Ohio. Participants will enjoy a scenic run that starts out at Genoa Park before progressing through the city streets. Eventually hopping on the trail system before heading back along the river, the fall foliage is sure to be spectacular!

  2. This curated Dessert Festival will feature the very best sweets in the city. Guests will sample desserts from 25+ Columbus treat makers! 


    When: Sunday, November 3rd, 10:00am-4:00pm

    Where: The Grand Event Center at Grandview Yard 


  1. Panama: Through the Lens of AgriCulture, Sustainability and Diversity is a study abroad program designed to overcome barriers. The program is designed to be inclusive of first-generation, underrepresented students of color, and low-income students.

  2. The goal of this program is to help students develop cultural awareness and problem-solving skills while also allowing students to conduct international sustainable service-learning projects.

  3. Are you interested in learning about exotic animals? Attend an informational session!

    Animal Sciences (Group 1: April 30-May 16, 2020; Group 2: May 18-June 3, 2020)

    Application Deadline: November 1, 2019 

    Information sessions:


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

  2. URUS is starting a program for undergraduate dairy students, URUS Dairy Consulting Experience.

  3. Ohio Poultry Association has partnered with OSU to host the second annual Poultry Industry Career & Learning Day, which will feature speakers from prominent poultry companies in Ohio and representatives from OSU.

  4. The CFAES Ambassador Team is made up of 25-35 undergraduate students who serve as the face of the college to prospective students, guests, alumni, and donors.  In addition to representing the college, CFAES ambassadors have an abundance of opportunities to develop communication and team building

  5. Persons who have a strong desire to pursue a career in managing and/or marketing Registered Jersey™ cattle are encouraged to apply for the 2020 Fred Stout Experience awards. The awards are presented annually in memory of Fred J. Stout Sr., Mt.


  1. Did you know that CFAES has hired a counselor to support the needs of their students' mental health?  Dr.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  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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