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Student Newsletter: September 23, 2019

Welcome to Week 6! 

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  1. "Go as far as you can see; when you get there, you'll be able to see further." 

    - Thomas Carlyle

  2. Back by popular demand, we’re continuing our monthly events that focus on mental & emotional wellness.  Our October event will be held on Thursday, October 3rd from 4:30-7:30 PM at Griggs Reservoir Park (2933 Riverside Dr.).  Come for free food, games and th

  3. The Dept. of Animal Sciences is now taking orders for embroidered and screen print clothing items (button up shirts, polos, jackets, vests, sweatshirts, hats, etc.). This is only done once a year and everything is "made to order”.

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

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


  1. Royal Vista Southwest in Purcell, Oklahoma is accepting undergraduate internship applications for Spring 2020. The internship is from December 30th-June 30th.On site housing is provided.

  2. Hagyard Equine Medical Institute has an outstanding lineup of internships to offer during the 2020 breeding season (January-June) from medicine, field care, surgery to reproduction focuses. Why consider Hagyard for an internship? Here are just a few reasons why:

  3. Royal Vista Southwest, an equine assisted reporduction facility in Purcell, Oklahoma is accepting undergraduate internship applications for Spring 2020.

  4. 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.


  1. Mitchell Agriculture Ltd. is a share milking business located in Southland, New Zealand. The business is owned and run by Danny and Abby Mitchell. Since beginning in the industry 7 years ago, Danny has worked his way up through the kiwi-dairy system.

  2. Mitchell Agriculture Ltd. is a share milking business located in Southland, New Zealand  and is looking for a team member to join them January 2020 through December 2020.

  3. 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.

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

  5. 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

  6. 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.

  7. 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


  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:


  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.


  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.

    Ag Explorer