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Student Newsletter: October 29, 2017

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CAMPUS NEWS & EVENTS

  1. Dr. Craig Harms will be coming to speak about farmed fish welfare! Wednesday, November 1st at 6:30 in Room 111N (north side of the arena) of the Animal Science Building.

  2. The event is an opportunity to learn more about shelter medicine, forensic medicine, animal welfare ,and tips for vet school/practice. Not to mention, free snacks! The event is on November 8 at 6pm.

  3. Poultry Science Club is taking orders for their 67th annual Poultry Science Club Turkey Sale now until 5pm on November 8. There is nothing like supporting a great club and having a fresh turkey on Thanksgiving Day. These turkeys are from Bowman & Landes Turkeys, Inc.

  4. Think You Can Judge? The Department of Animal Sciences & the Meat Science Club invites you to try meat judging: Beef, Pork, & Lamb Carcasses: Beef & Pork Wholesale Cuts   THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 2nd, 2017
  5. The Little International events consist of showmanship competitions in five livestock species (goats have been added this year), and a Ham and Corned Beef Curing Contest.

  6. Buckeye Parasitology Club is accepting new members! This club includes undergraduates, graduate and professional students. Anyone with an interest in parasites (veterinary or human) is welcome to join.

  7. This week's photo is courtesy of Joan Galbraith!

    Have you always wanted your adorable pet to be on the front page of our weekly newsletter? Well now you have your chance!!

INTERNSHIP & PART-TIME ANNOUNCEMENTS

  1. The National Turkey Federation is accepting internship applications for the Spring 2018 semester. Interns will have the opportunity to gain a strong understanding of the legislative and regulatory process, communications management and trade association structure. 

  2. COBA/Select Sires is seeking a Communications/Marketing intern for the summer of 2018.

  3. Hagyard is currently accepting applications for the Hagyard Veterinary Assistant Internship program.

    If you have any questions, please contact Jamie O’Flynn.

  4. Tyson R&D Foods is accepting applications to fill 7 internship postions for summer 2018. This internship will provide hands-on experiences and allow individuals to gain mentorship from highly experiences industry professionals.

  5. Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM) is looking for a summer commercial dairy intern. The intern will be assigned a sales mentor that they will ride with to become acclimated to the sales climate.

  6. ABS Global has 2018 summer internship openings for individuals with a desire to gain experience with the industry leader for utilizing biotechnology to pioneer animal genetic improvement. They are looking for self-motivated students with a positive attitude and a passion for learning!

  7. BUILD YOUR PERFECT INTERNSHIP
    Choose from one or any combination of the following focus areas to create a rewarding internship with your skills and career goals in mind.

  8. 2018  Riverview LLP Summer Internships
    Tuesday, May 29, 2018 - Friday, August 3, 2018

  9. Are you interested in a career as a large dairy herd manager? Apply for the Hilmar Dairy Farm Internship. Interns develop skills to become a herdsman or dairy manager. This is a paid internship and offers housing and a travel reimbursement.

    Requirements:

  10. The Columbus Division of Police is currently looking for students interested in an internship with our Mounted Unit during the Spring Semester. Internships are voluntary, non-paid positions and are intended for students that are seeking academic credit.

  11. Sitz Angus is looking for two types of interns: ranch and farm. 

  12. East Central/Select Sires is accepting applications for their 2018 internships.
  13. 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.

  14. Fort Christopher’s Thoroughbreds, LLC is a modern, thoroughbred facility located just 15 minutes from historic Saratoga Racecourse. They are currently accepting applications for multiple seasonal internship opportunities including:  
  15. Full Circle Dairy is a commercial dairy, milking 3,000 cows on a rotary parlor in Lee, Florida. Their replacement heifer program boasts state-of-the-art automated feeders, and the primary focus is individualized calf care. To them, every calf counts!

  16. Today is the day!!

    The Kentucky Equine Management Internship is accepting applications for the 2018 Spring Session!

    The deadline to apply to Spring 2018 is October 31, 2017.

    Actual dates for the course are January 8 – June 8, 2018.

  17. South Wind Stables, 6390 Refugee Rd SW Pataskala, OH 43062 (just off 70 heading east) is looking for 1 or 2 interns who are interested in developing their knowledge and skill in equine management, development and care.

FULL-TIME JOB ANNOUNCEMENTS

  1. This is a rare opportunity for a full time beef herd position in Ohio! The position would be salaried and health care would be provided. Housing is an option if needed. For more information, email Joanie or call 937-763-1198.

     

     

  2. Keith Marshall with Marshall Farms in Unionville, VA is looking for a farm manager. The herd consists of about 500 cows with robotic milkers and managed in an organic system. For more information, call Keith at 540-604-4794 or email.

  3. Residence Life is about to begin the Resident Advisor Recruitment process for next academic year, 2018-2019. This position allows students to take part in an important leadership role in the dorm life community.

    Upcoming student information sessions are:

  4. Kalmbach Feeds is looking for a full-time dairy nutirtionist. This is a highly responsible position associated with providing meaningful technical support and growing the dairy nutritional product sales.

  5. DHI Cooperative, Inc. has an immediate need for a Lab Technician in their ELISA lab located in west Columbus. They analyze both milk and blood (serum) samples for pregnancy and disease for cattle and goat/sheep producers.

  6. PointOne Recruiting Solutions is seeking a full-time Meat Scientist for their client; a large-scale, family owned, custom-formulated, culinary-quality meat producer located south of Chicago. Relocation is available!

  7. East Central/Select Sires is accepting applications for an administrative coordinator position and several A.I.-specialist positions. Please visit their website for more information.

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

  9. The Department of Animal Science under the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Iowa State University is seeking candidates for a Program Coordinator III – Dairy Farm Manager.

  10. Rascal Animal Hospital is currently seeking veterinary assistants and RVT’s to join their animal care team!!!

  11. Position Overview: The Laboratory Animal Technician (LAT) will have the primary responsibility for overseeing the animal husbandry on a day-to-day and study-to-study basis. The LAT will perform daily animal care and daily routine cleaning of labs and offices.

RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES

  1. A PhD and/or MS graduate research assistant position(s) is available in Dr. Jackie Boerman’s at Purdue University to pursue projects related to applied dairy cattle nutrition.

SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION

  1. Several college scholarships are available to beef industry youth through the Ohio Cattlemen's Foundation. These scholarships are administered through the Ohio Cattlemen's Foundation in conjunction with various organizations and individuals.

  2. Study.com is excited to share a new scholarship offered to female students pursuing an undergraduate degree in science, biology, physical science, social science, chemistry, or physics. Study.com hopes to promote both educational opportunities and achievement for women in science.

STUDY ABROAD INFORMATION

  1. CFAES has a new transcript designation available to recognize student efforts to internationalize their OSU experience. This new designation is called the Global Option (GO). 

    The CFAES GO has four basic components:

  2. Reasons to Study Abroad:

LEADERSHIP & DEVELOPMENT

  1. Are you a first year commuter student interested in making new friends? The commuter mentoring program is offered to first year commuter students and helps them engage more with campus activities and have an overall better experience at OSU.

  2. The Department of Animal Sciences is accepting applications for Undergraduate Teaching Assistants for Spring semester 2018! Responsibilities of the position will vary depending on the course assigned and the applicant’s experience. Duties may include grading assistance, student support such as

  3. Are you interested in shaping new ideas for food security and agricultural development?

  4. Colorado State University (CSU) and the National Western Stock Show (NWSS) have partnered to bring together industry experts for a multi-day event to discuss global livestock and meat production.

HELPFUL RESOURCES

  1. 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