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Student Newsletter: October 31, 2016: Happy Halloween!

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ACADEMIC DATES & INFO

  1. Are you interested in learning more about what you can do with your animal science degree and how to best prepare yourself to be successful?  Consider taking the 1 credit hour ANIM SCI 2700 course the first 7 weeks of spring term!  Monday lectures 12:40-1:35 & small group recitations with

  2. A graduate research assistantship in range livestock research is available in the Department of Animal and Veterinary Science at the University of Idaho.

  3. Interested in exotic animals? Looking for major elective credit?

    Consider taking the new Southern African Animals course spring semester!

    AnimSci 5400.02

    Tuesdays/Thursdays 12:40-2:45pm

    1st 7-weeks 2 credit hours

  4. Applications are now being accepted for the Vita Plus Dairy Nutrition and Management Fellowship at Michigan State.

CAMPUS NEWS & EVENTS

  1. You are invited to attend the 2nd annual Women in Bioscience Conference on November 9th in Columbus, featuring topics such as transforming technical talks, negotiation and persuasion, women in government relations, social media strategies to advance your career, and starting a


  2. The next AWBC meeting is November 3rd at 5:30 pm in Animal Science room 210. Stephanie Sindel from Ohio Cattleman's Association will be speaking about beef cattle welfare.


  3. The College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences is working to improve efforts to celebrate our undergraduate students and the many noteworthy accomplishments you all have achieved during your experience here at Ohio State.  Our goal is to broaden our efforts to celebrate you in new

INTERNSHIP & PART-TIME ANNOUNCEMENTS

  1. College juniors, seniors or graduate students are encouraged to apply for Certified Angus Beef LLC  2017-2018 Industry Information internships, with both part-time school-term and summer opportunities available.

  2.               Dairy Herd Incorporated (DHI) located on Alton Darby Road in Columbus is looking for some additional help in their milk testing lab.

  3. World Wide Sires, Ltd., is the export representative for Select Sires and Accelerated Genetics to all areas of the world except the Americas, is seeking a motivated college student for its intemship program.


  4. Are you interested in gaining experience for veterinary school or applied animal health?  Are you also interested in working with veterinary students and capturing a glimpse into life in veterinary school?  The parasitology program in the OSU College of Veterinary Medicine is offering an

  5. Avery Animal Hospital is a busy 5 doctor veterinary practice in Hilliard Ohio. There is an opening in their 1 bedroom apartment for an undergraduate preiveterinary student or 1st year veterinary student.


  6. This program is applicable for qualified Veterinary Students, or Pre-Veterinary Students.

  7. The successful candidate should be competent with: assisting in physical examinations, handling and restraining animals, managing care and treatments, client education, using computers to enter medical notes and treatments, and setting up and maintaining treatment areas and supplies.

  8. Peterson & Smith Equine Hospital, located in Ocala, Florida, is looking for spring and summer interns for placement in their hospital (surgery/medicine/sports medicine), their equine reproduction center, and in their ambulatory department.  Details and deadlines are


  9. 2017 Summer Internships are Tuesday, May 30,  2017  -  Friday, August 4,  2017.

  10.  The American Society of Animal Science is currently accepting applications for its 2017 science communications summer internship program.

  11. Looking to learn or expand your horsemanship skills through everyday barn tasks and ranch riding?

    Looking to learn how to manage your own barn and/or boarding facility?

    Looking to gain more experience working with and handling horses?

  12.  Cargill will again be looking for outstanding students that are looking for an opportunity to get a better understanding of what a Dairy Consultant does as well as to challenge themselves on doing a meaningful project during the summer of ’17.

  13. Responsibilities include cleaning, inventory, assisting with veterinary procedures and animal care. There will be many opportunities for learning animal handling and care.

FULL-TIME JOB ANNOUNCEMENTS

  1. Founded in 1974 as a small family operation, Christensen Farms is now one of the largest, integrated food companies in the U.S. pork sector. Located throughout the upper Midwest, CF has operations in Minnesota, Iowa, Illinois, Nebraska, Colorado and South Dakota.

  2.  Michigan State University is the Pioneer Land Grant University and is an international leader in agricultural instruction. The Department of Animal Science is recognized for excellence in teaching and learning, as well as, high quality farm centers and livestock.

  3. Meijer is looking for meat cutters/processors.

  4. Local infertility testing and in vitro fertilization laboratory looking to hire full time lab technician.  Minimum BS in biology, related animal science, or other scientific field required.  Previous laboratory experience a plus, but willing to train the right person.  Candidates must be US


  5. The Animal Sciences Department at the Univ of Illinois is searching for a Poultry Farm Manager. 

    This position coordinates research activities and directs the daily operational management of the Poultry Research Unit in

  6. In the middle of farm country, on the old family farmstead and surrounded by farm ground, sits Witmer’s Feed & Grain.

  7. There is a great position available at QTest Labs as a laboratory animal technician! This is being offered for both full-time and part-time positions!

  8. The Michigan State University Dairy Teaching & Research Center has an opening for a Farm Manager I/Supervisor. Interested applicants apply at jobs.msu.edu posting #3848. 

  9. See the attached position announcement for a dairy herd manager position at a 500-cow dairy farm in Bucyrus, OH. The position would involve mostly working with the herd health and breeding programs

RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES

  1. Last year’s Alltech Young Scientist program attracted 191 students nominated by 144 professors from 117 universities around the globe and concluded with a Global Competition as part of the Alltech ONE Conference.

SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION

  1.  Farm Credit Mid-America recently announced the launch of our new College Leaders Scholarship Program. This is a two year program offering a total of $5,000 in scholarships funds directly to the college/university where the student is enrolled.

  2. Recruitment for the 2017 Center of Excellence Scholarship and Internship Program (COE) is underway as representatives start to attend career fairs to expose students to the benefits COE has to offer.

STUDY ABROAD INFORMATION

  1. If you are interested in study abroad, make sure you check out some of these upcoming information sessions! More information about each program is available at their website or on the attached flyers below. You can also contact

  2. Snorkeling with a sea turtle

    For a complete list of CFAES programs, check here.

LEADERSHIP & DEVELOPMENT

  1.  COMLDR 5430

    Spring 2017: 2nd Term; March 1st - April 20th

    Tuesday/Thursday 4:10pm-6:55pm

    Location: PAES Building A103

    Through this course, students will:

    - Gain a greater understanding of what it means to be an

  2. The Department of Animal Sciences is accepting applications for Undergraduate Teaching Assistants for Spring semester 2017.  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

HELPFUL RESOURCES

  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 Portfolium.com and will continue to provide ALL students and faculty the opportunity to