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Student Newsletter: October 4, 2021

Welcome to Week 7!

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  1. Barjs and Rec Dog Daycare Center has job openings for hard working individuals who are energetic, friendly, reliable, and self-motivated. Applicants must be comfortable in large groups of dogs (40+) with varying sizes and energy levels.

  2. Nevada is hiring several faculty and staff positions in 4-H Youth Development and Children, Youth, and Families areas. They are recruiting for a statewide 4-H Livestock Coordinator.

ACADEMIC DATES & INFO

  1. How Animals Can Make You Sick: An Introduction to Zoonoses (VETPREV 5721) is being offered again this Spring after positive feedback from the past two editions.

CAMPUS NEWS & EVENTS

  1. The Undergraduate Research & Creative Inquiry office is happy to announce that applications are now being accepted for the Virtual Autumn Undergraduate Research Festival, taking place November 15-19th with applications open until October 22nd. This event is

  2. This year's Buckeye Royal Contest is Saturday, November 6th! Over a few weeks, you can train a heifer to walk on a halter. Then, you will have the opportunity to show her in a showmanship contest with your peers!

  3. Applications for the US Cellular Agriculture Hackathon just opened.

  4. The Animal Science department is now taking orders for departmental embroidered and screen print clothing items (button up shirts, polos, jackets, vests, sweatshirts, hats, etc.).

INTERNSHIP & PART-TIME ANNOUNCEMENTS

  1. Desert Pines Equine in Las Vegas, NV, is offering a Veterinary Assistant Rotating Internship for animal science and equine science program graduates. It is six-months, full-time, and paid.

  2. The Hagyard Equine Medical Institute is still accepting applications for our undergraduate internship program for this upcoming season from January-June 2022!

  3. Riverview has a dairy internship program in a variety of areas with opportunities available in Arizona, Minnesota, Nebraska, New Mexico and South Dakota. These paid internships will run from May 31 - August 5, 2022.

  4. The Vet Clinic in Worthington, Ohio is looking for a part time kennel technician. Duties will include cleaning the hospital at night as well as caring for any pets that may be boarded or hospitalized!

  5. Alta Genetics is now hiring students for their 2022 Dairy Business Internship! See attatched for more information. 

  6. The application for the Spring 2022 Kentucky Equine Management Internship is now open! The application deadline is October 31, 2021. They are holding virtual information sessions on October 6th and October 11th.

  7. Central Star Cooperative has released their internship program this week. They're hiring six A.I.

  8. Merck Animal Health is looking for Summer Cattle Field Sales interns in Western Pennsylvania! Applicants must have completed two years of school and be currently enrolled, and if graduating in the Spring of 2022, must be accepted to graduate school.

  9. Summer internship spots have opened up at Cargill Dairy! Applications are due by October 17th and interviews will be held on October 22nd.

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  11. The CSU Breeding Farm Internship for January 2022 is now open for application!

  12. The NBCA is looking for excellent college students (Junior level or higher) to be a Convention Intern in Houston, Texas! The deadline to apply is October 15th.

  13. Genus/ABS Global is now recruiting for a variety of exciting North American Summer 22' internship opportunities and their new Wisconsin Co-op program!

  14. The PACE AG Group is looking for 2022 Dairy Production Summer Interns who want to gain experience in large scale dairy farm management and business. 

GRADUATE SCHOOL OPPORTUNITIES

  1. There will be an informational session for students interested in graduate school or wanting more information about graduate school on October 26th at 6:00 pm by zoom or in Plumb 220.  The information is especially appropriate for juniors and seniors.

  2. Develop skills in preclinical or clinical trial design, toxicology, safety or clinical pharmacology, or advance your career in research administration.

FULL-TIME JOB ANNOUNCEMENTS

  1. There is a position opening for a Reigonal Animal Science and Forages Extension Agent at Auburn University! The application deadline is December 5th.

  2. Buschur Dairy is hiring a full-time dairy cow feeder! Applicants woudl work 8-9 hours a day and some weekends. They would also need to be comfortable with heavy-lifting and prior dairy-knowledge is appreciated.

  3. The Texas A&M Summer Undergraduate Research in Genetics and Genomics (SURGe) Program is a 10-week intensive research experience under the mentorship of one of their Faculty of Genetics members that include a 3-credit hour Bioinformatics class.

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LEADERSHIP & DEVELOPMENT

  1. Applications are now being accepted for a new professional development opportunity:  Leadership Initiatives for Women of Color (LIWOC).

  2. We need volunteers to host prospective high school students and show them around campus! EOFD Hosts volunteer to have prospective high school students shadow them from approximately 9:30 a.m. until about 1 p.m. for 3 to 4 weekdays total each semester.

  3. At this event, students will be able to meet with professionals from different areas within Purina Animal Nutrition, making connections and gaining a deeper knowledge of the career opportunities that are available to them in industry. It will take place online on October 14th.

HELPFUL RESOURCES

  1. 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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