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Department of Animal Sciences


Student Newsletter: October 28, 2018

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  1. On November 1 from 10:00AM-4:00PM, nearly 200 undergraduates will share their research and/or creative projects at the 2018 Autumn Undergraduate Research Festival.

  2. The Meat Science Club in the Department of Animal Sciences challenges CFAES Clubs and organizations to try meat judging! The 4th annual Buckeye Classic Meat Judging Contest will be held on November 1st from 7:30-8:30pm in Animal Sciences building room 111.

  3. On Tuesday, November 13th from 6-8pm, the department of Animal Sciences will host a veterinary school workshop.


  1. This internship will be from May 20th, 2019 through August 2nd, 2019. This year is going to be very competitive, so keep that in mind while filling out the application.

  2. Check out the attached flier for 2019 internships with Alta, VAS, and SCCL.

  3. The College of Veterinary Medicine/Veterinary Clinical Sciences Department is looking for a clerical student assistant.

  4. Smithfield is looking to fill a hog production internship positions. This intern will be assigned to a primary location where most of their ‘hands on’ experience will take place.

  5. The Pony Express Veterinary Hospital is seeking a qualified, enthusiastic candidate to fill a part-time Equine Assistant position.   Applicants should possess the ability to manage horses of different disciplines, demonstrate excellent horse-handling skills, be familiar with equine anatomy to in

  6. Cedar Rose Stallion Station is looking for a paid intern for the 2019 breeding season, running from January through mid-July.

  7. The National Turkey Federation is currently accepting internship applications for the Spring 2019 semester in their Washington, D.C. office. They seek a recent graduate or a currently enrolled senior with a desire to learn about and advocate for the turkey industry.

  8. The Land O’Lakes SUSTAIN intern will work with our Innovation and Business Development team (INBD) to understand critical problems facing agriculture today and in the future and propose actionable solutions that address the economic, environmental and social factors.

  9. Applications are now being accepted for the Vita Plus Dairy Nutrition and Management Fellowship at Michigan State University. As the dairies in our market area get more sophisticated, the required skills to service their needs as a nutritional consultant increase as well.

  10. The Hilmar Dairy Internship program is accepting applications now through December 10, 2018 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.

  11. Animal Medical & Emergency Hospital is looking for help with kennel work, cleaning, patient care, and assisting with client/patient visits. Their greatest needs are on weekday afternoons and weekends. They have a small, dedicated team of people who love animals and their people.

  12. Morse Road Veterinary Clinic is looking for someone to work in a small, busy vet clinic. They need someone who is good with people, and animals. They are a canine and feline only facility.

  13. Whether you’re looking for an exciting internship or a jumping-in point for a great career, Tyson Foods can help you find a future. Our College Relations and Internship teams are here to provide all the help you need to get started today charting a course for your career at Tyson.

  14. East Central Select Sires has three openings relating to artificial insemination. As an A.I. specialist intern, you will have the opportunity to experience a career in the A.I. industry and work with the breeds’ most elite females to produce the next generation of impact bulls and females.

  15. 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.

  16. Persons who have a strong desire to pursue a career in managing and/or marketing Registered Jersey™ cattle are encouraged to apply for the 2019 Fred Stout Experience awards.

  17. Maine Coast Heritage Trust is offering two apprenticeships at Aldermere Farm for individuals pursuing careers in agriculture. The lessons they learn go beyond the logistics of farm operations.

  18. The Advancement Team in the College of Veterinary Medicine is looking for a student assistant.  Responsibilities include; preparing gift thank you notes and letters, coordinate mailings, assisting with event logistics, managing storage areas, and coordinate files for the development office.  Pos

  19. BARK is what happens when a bunch of crazy dog people turn an obsession into a profession. Their office is filled with dogs barking and burping, wrassling and chirping. (And laughter.

  20. Stringtown Animal Hospital is looking for a Vet Assistant to join our team. Responsibilities include assisting with patient care, hospital cleaning and stocking. Good wages, great experience and a fun team to work with. Part time or full time hours possible.

  21. Diamond Creek Farm has an internship position open for summer 2019. This is an exciting opportunity for college students looking to break into the equine industry! Interns will be provided with housing, including utilities, and $400 salary per week.

  22. Cargill Animal Nutrition provides customized animal productivity solutions to commercial producers across the Americas, Europe, and Asia. Rather than focusing on standardized nutrition products, they create customized ingredient blends and management programs to fit each situation.

  23. The National Turkey Federation has protected and advocated for the various interests of the turkey industry since 1940.

  24. Valkyre Stud is a commercial thoroughbred operation located in Central Kentucky. They are currently seeking qualified interns to participate in their Spring educational program that will provide hands on experience in the areas of foaling, reproduction and general herd care.


  1. Arlosy Inc. is looking to fill an open position; the position will assist in milking 120 Holstein cows, feeding cows, feeding calves, and field work. Milking is done in a double 8 parallel parlor with high and low lactating groups and a sick pen.

  2. ST Genetics at South Charleston is looking for part- and full-time staff for working with dairy calves. The facility is about 35 minutes from campus. Contact Bob Hostetler at if you are interested.

  3. Washington State Universtiy is looking to hire a Dairy Operations Manager. The Dairy Farm Operations Manager is responsible for the management of the Department of Animal Sciences Dairy herd (Knott Dairy Center).

  4. Ohio Cattleman is looking to fill a position. The position requires excellent customer service and phone skills.

  5. Ohio Cattleman has a new position available. The position is responsible for all OCA internal and external communications.

  6. Fresh Mark Technical Services has a full-time senior research and development technician position available.

  7. 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. National Dairy Herd Information Association (DHIA) is now accepting applications for $1,000 scholarships! Applicants must be a family member or and employee of a herd on a DHI test, family member of a DHI employee, or employee of DHI affiliate.


  1. Are you interested in learning more about exotic animal behavior? Come check out an information session for the Animal Science's study aboard. The deadline to apply to this program is November 1



  1. Shades Club is always looking to recruit new members! The purpose of Shades of Animal Sciences is to provide networking opportunities for multicultural students with a wide variety of interests, while focusing mainly on animals through education and service.

  2. The Department of Animal Sciences is accepting applications for Undergraduate Teaching Assistants for Spring semester 2019.  Responsibilities vary depending on the course assigned and the applicant’s experience.  Duties may include grading assistance, student support such as office hours and/or

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

  4. Towers Agricultural Honorary was founded in 1952 by Allan W.

  5. At A.P.E.S. (American Primate Educational Sanctuary) volunteers take on a role similar to that of a keeper in a zoo. They clean the cages, prepare meals, do dishes, prepare enrichment, and other upkeep that may need done.

  6. The Mid-Ohio Foodbank is hoping to share some of their volunteer opportunities with students and faculty. They have a variety of projects available and would love some new volunteers!


  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

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  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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