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Student Newsletter: September 12, 2016

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ACADEMIC DATES & INFO

  1. Towers Agricultural Honorary has officially opened applications for the 2016-2017 school year at

CAMPUS NEWS & EVENTS

  1. It’s that time of year again that we are selling embroidered and screen print departmental clothing items!  See the attached embroidered and

  2. All freshman and sophomore-rank students interested in applying to the joint veterinary technology program need to attend the mandatory information session that will be held on Thursday, Sept.

  3. This career event is open to all students. Come explore what opportunities are available for both internships and full time employment. Find the full list of registered companies that is being updated daily through your Hireabuckeye account.

  4. Hosted by the CFAES Career Development Office and Alumni Engagement Office, the Speed Networking Event provides individuals the opportunity to practice their networking skills to prepare students for the FAES Career Expo.

  5. The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine is pleased to announce the Buckeye Vet Exploration Day for current undergraduate students interested in pursuing a career in veterinary medicine.

  6. Agricultural Communicators of Tomorrow (ACT) invites you to attend Night for Young Professionals (NYP) on Tuesday, September 27 from 5:30 - 8:00 p.m. at the Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center.

  7. Interested in scientifically assessing animal welfare? Be a part of the undergraduate Animal Welfare Judging Team! We are competing at the Intercollegiate Animal Welfare Judging/Assessment Contest at Ohio State November 12-13.

INTERNSHIP & PART-TIME ANNOUNCEMENTS

  1. 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?

  2.  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.

  3. 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. The Ohio Cattlemen’s Association (OCA) is seeking applicants for a graphics design and Ohio Cattleman Managing Editor position. Applicants must be proficient in Adobe Design programs.

  2. 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!

  3. 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. 

  4. 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

SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION

  1. Develop your communication skills, build confidence, learn from industry experts, network with students from across the country and win scholarships and prizes!

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. Examine economic forces in dairy.

    Compare production and processing methods.

    Experience the global nature of the industry.

    Earn 3 credit hours (plus 1 for spring pre-departure class).

  3. Snorkeling with a sea turtle

    For a complete list of CFAES programs, check here.

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