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Department of Animal Sciences


Student Newsletter: September 14, 2020

Welcome to Week 4!

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

  2. This is Boomer! He is a 2 year old Wheaten Terrier. He loves to swim, go on hikes and eat doggy ice cream. This picture was taken at Handels Ice Cream Shop waiting for his cone!

  3. 614 Now has released a Survival Guide to 2020: How to stay sane during the craziest year ever.

  4. Want to take a break from the hustle and bustle of the city? Try checking out the exciting trails Hocking Hills State Park has to offer only an hour away from campus!


  1. The University Registrar's office would like to remind you that grades for students are due according to the schedule below: 

  2. The 2021 Lemelson-MIT Student Prize application has an



  1. The virtual CFAES Career Fair is right around the corner and CFAES alumni are eager to be a resource to students!  The CFAES Alumni Society Board is providing an opportunity for students to practice for a virtual job interview.  CFAES students will be paired with CFAES alumni and connect via

  2. The Department of Animal Sciences is now taking orders for embroidered and screen print clothing items (button up shirts, polos, jackets, vests, sweatshirts, hats, etc.).

  3. Back by popular demand, we’re continuing our monthly events that focus social, mental & emotional wellness.  The focus of these monthly departmental events vary, and this month we are focused on connecting our animal science community is a fun, engaging way!  Join us for a Game Night on

  4. Are you interested in applying to our joint veterinary technology program that allows you to graduate with not only your B.S. from Ohio State but also an A.S. degree within veterinary technology from Columbus State Community College? 


  1. 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.

  2. The CSU Equine Reproduction Laboratory offers a unique Equine Breeding Farm Internship Program. The program provides advanced training in equine breeding farm procedures and management for individuals with a sincere desire to pursue a career in the equine breeding industry.

  3. The Kentucky Equine Management Internship is planning to host interns for our upcoming Spring Reproduction and Breeding session to be held January 11-June 11, 2021 with some minor modifications to the academic portion of the course.


  1. 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. 

  2. Fulbright is the largest U.S. exchange program for students and young professionals to undertake international graduate study, advanced research, university teaching, and primary and secondary school teaching worldwide. 


  1. 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


  1. Schmidt’s and Columbus Oktoberfest have teamed up to have the celebration delivered right to your doorstep! You can now order a box that contains everything you need to celebrate Oktobefest from home.

  2. The North Market Bridge Plaza is set for a soft launch in October 2020. Some of the vendors are Bubbles The Tea and Juice Company, Kintsugi Sushi Bar, The Little Kitchen, and Pasta Ditoni’s.

  3. Subscribe to D-Tix's Weekly Email to get information regarding ticket sales to events around Columbus. Below are tickets D-Tix currently has on sale. 


  1. 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.  

  2. is pleased to announce a contest for a chance to win one of three US$2,000 scholarships for students who have a precision agriculture idea that will have a positive impact on the environment.


  1. Amplify Horse Racing's next virtual Hangout is Tuesday, Sept. 15 at 7pm E.T. on Google Meets.

  2. The Office of Student Life – Buckeye Leadership Fellows Program (BLF) is accepting early applications for our next cohort, BLF ’23.

  3. Don't miss the 2020 Fall Career and Internship Fair virtually via Handshake.

  4. Take advantage of these CFAES career fairs to learn about careers in your field, talk with employers, and learn about job and internship opportunities.

    Employers are able to host two types of sessions to interact with students:

  5. College Success:  Note Taking Workshop
    Attend this session to learn tried and true methods to make sure you remember, understand, and can apply what you learn in class.
    Please use your OSU email address when signing up.


  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


  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 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.

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