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Department of Animal Sciences


Student Newsletter: September 28, 2020

Welcome to Week 6!

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

  2. This is Bentley! He is a 5 year old Bulldog/Pitbull mix! Bentley was rescued after getting hit by a car when he was about a year old. You wouldn't be able to tell he broke his pelvis from the accident with how much he loves to play catch!


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



  1. Monday, September 28th 6 – 7:15 pm

  2. 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: 


  3. 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.

  4. 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

  5. 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.).

  6. 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


  1. 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. 

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

  3. 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.


  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. 


  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


  1. 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. 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.  

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

  2. 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:


  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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