Student Newsletter : September 16, 2019

Welcome to Week 5! 

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INSPIRATION FOR THE WEEK

  1. "We need to do a better job of putting ourselves higher on our own 'to do' list."

    - Michelle Obama 

NEWS & EVENTS

  1. Are you interested in the joint veterinary technology program we have with Columbus State Community College?  Come learn more on Monday, Sept.

  2. The Lemelson-MIT Student Prize honors promising collegiate inventors around the country. 

  3. The SKY Happiness Retreat is a fun, innovative, and experiential life-skills training program that empowers young adults to develop a relaxed, stress-free mind and an energetic, healthy body, using tools such as meditation, yoga, breathing exercises, self-exploration, and socio-emotional

LEADERSHIP & DEVELOPMENT

  1. Persons who have a strong desire to pursue a career in managing and/or marketing Registered Jersey™ cattle are encouraged to apply for the 2020 Fred Stout Experience awards. The awards are presented annually in memory of Fred J. Stout Sr., Mt.

STUDY ABROAD INFORMATION

  1. The goal of this program is to help students develop cultural awareness and problem-solving skills while also allowing students to conduct international sustainable service-learning projects.

  2. If traveling through England and Wales learning about equines is something you would be into, check out this opportunity!

  3. Are you interested in learning about exotic animals? Attend an informational session!

    Animal Sciences (Group 1: April 30-May 16, 2020; Group 2: May 18-June 3, 2020)

    Application Deadline: November 1, 2019 

    Information sessions:

INTERNSHIP & PART-TIME ANNOUNCEMENTS

  1. Kentucky Equine Management is now accepting applications for their upcoming Spring 2020 Breeding and Reproduction internship!

    Interns live and work on central Kentucky Thoroughbred farms and attend weekly lectures on topics of importance to reproduction and breeding.

FULL-TIME JOB ANNOUNCEMENTS

  1. Nandi Veterinary Associates, a breeding farm in Southeastern PA is looking for a hands on farm manager. They currently foal between 70 and 90 mares a year, stand several stallions, collect transient stallions, breed mares with fresh, frozen and cooled semen as well as perform embryo transfer.

  2. Equine Medical Associates, PSC is looking to hire a Veterinary Technician for the breeding season this coming spring. 

  3. The Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association (OEFFA) is seeking a highly motivated, organized, and broadly experienced individual to serve as full-time Operations Coordinator who will be responsible for a variety of administrative functions including office and property management, IT, benefits

  4. Dutch Hollow Farm is an 800-cow Registered Jersey dairy in Eastern NY. We are currently looking for someone capable of fulfilling management responsibilities and willing to work closely with the current herd manager/owner and other employees.

  5. Have you been looking for a full-time position related to the equine industry? Thoroughbred Daily News has a large list of various career postings. Check out the link here

HELPFUL RESOURCES

  1. Did you know that CFAES has hired a counselor to support the needs of their students' mental health?  Dr.

  2. 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.

  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

  4. 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.

  5. 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

  6. Lifebuoy

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

  7. 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