Student Newsletter : October 5, 2020

Welcome to Week 7!

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NAVIGATING COVID TOGETHER

  1. In alignment with recommendations from the Safe Campus and Scientific Advisory Subgroup, Campus Area Bus Service (CABS) continues to limit occupancy to support safety and physical distancing guidelines. For students coming/going to our CFAES Columbus campus, please note:

  2. The Libraries are currently offering contact-free pickup by appointment at Thompson Library only, and document delivery through 

  3. The large majority of our faculty and staff will be telecommuting during the pandemic, which means the best way to get assistance is to email your advisor or instructors with questions, or to set up a Zoom or phone call.  There will be a contact directory of email and phone # of all faculty and

  4. The Safe and Healthy Buckeyes website is continually updated with the most current information about the university's return to campus and navigating the term

WEEKLY HIGHLIGHTS

  1. This week's club of the Week is Peer Mentors! For more information on this club and other CFAES Clubs, see here

  2. Daisy Mae is an Australian Shepherd, Chihuahua, Mountain Cur, and mutt via 

ACADEMIC DATES & INFO

  1. NEW INTERNSHIP REQUIREMENTS

CAMPUS NEWS & EVENTS

  1. Attention students! Do you want to be featured in our department's social media accounts? If so, fill out this form for an opportunity to be featured: https://forms.gle/RvpSuNfukoRda9gy5 

     

  2. Please join Purina Animal Nutrition scientists and other professionals in an online meet and greet to explore careers in industry. This is your chance to ask them questions and expand your career horizons.

INTERNSHIP & PART-TIME ANNOUNCEMENTS

  1. OSU is a member of the Midwest Poultry Consortium Center of Excellence Program. Several Ohio State students have participated in MPC’s COE program and OSU professor Dr. Cressman teaches at the Center of Excellence.

  2. 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.

  3. Alta Genetics is now accepting internship applications. They are accepting applications until November 6th. This internship will work on developing your consultative sale sakills and build your portfolio of large, progressive dairy accounts.

  4. ABS Global is now recruiting for a variety of exciting opportunitites for their Summer 2021 Intern Positions. 

    Depending on postions, internships are open to high-school grads or those pursuing a degree at an accredited technical college or university. 

  5. CentralStar has released their internship program for summer 2021. They are accepting applications until Oct.

  6. Hagyard Equine Medical Institute has an outstanding lineup of internships to offer during the 2021 breeding season (January-June) from medicine and field care, to surgery focuses.

GRADUATE SCHOOL OPPORTUNITIES

  1. The Community Health Fellowship is a unique “gap year” opportunity for top recent college graduates from across the country. Since 2009, more than 112 graduates have served as Fellows, and the program continues to grow.

  2. A graduate research assistantship (M.S. or Ph.D.) is available for studies within the Department of Animal Science at the University of Arkansas. The selected student will work under the direction of Dr. Kelly Vierck in the area of meat science and muscle biology.

  3. Online Master's Programs for Clinical and Preclinical Researchers

  4. Interested in learning more information about graduate school? Join the information session to learn more! RSVP before the event, October 26th, to recieve the Zoom link.

    More information on the session can be found here. 

FULL-TIME JOB ANNOUNCEMENTS

  1. KK RANCH CUSTOM MEATS INC & FIFTH SEASON MT LLC are full service artisanal shops located on the DOUBLE K RANCH at the southern end of the beautiful Bitterroot Valley northwest of Darby, Montana. Both facilities are State Inspected.

  2. The National Cattlemen's Beef Association has several positions open and is accepting applications. For more information on the positions and how to apply, see here

COLUMBUS EVENTS

  1. Columbus Navigator has compiled a list of the best pumpkin patches near Columbus.

    The list includes Lynd Fruit Farm, Pigeon Roost Farm, and Leeds Farm. 

    The full list can be found here. 

  2. Since 1972, The Hocking Valley Scenic Railway has been operated and maintained by volunteers. The train departs each Thursday and Friday at 1 p.m. and Saturday & Sunday from the Nelsonville Depot at 12 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.

SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION

  1. KXPRESS knows that students are creative and have great ideas for communicating knowledge. The Knowledge Exchange is looking to help amplify those ideas while providing scholarships up to $500 for selected finalists.

  2. The Ohio Cattlemen’s Foundation is excited to offer several scholarships this year. Applications are due by October 31, and we would love for you to invite your students to apply.  

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. 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 Portfolium.com 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

  7. Lifebuoy

    Emergency: Dial 911
    University Police: 614-292-2121
    Student Advocacy Center: 614-292-1111
    Student Judicial Affairs: 614-292-0748

  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.

    Ag Explorer