Student Newsletter : September 7, 2020

Welcome to Week 3! 

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NAVIGATING COVID TOGETHER

  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. What are some of the things you’re doing to rejuvenate?  We’re looking for photo submissions & captions to highlight each week of the term to help your peers see what others are doing to stay happy and healthy.  Please submit to 

  3. The Libraries are currently offering contact-free pickup by appointment at Thompson Library only, and document delivery through 

  4. 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

  5. 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

WEEKLY HIGHLIGHTS

  1. For more information on Shades and other CFAES Clubs, see here!  

  2. This is Karly Jo! She is a two year old English Mastiff. Her favorite tricks are sit, shake, lay down, and look cute! Karly Jo's favorite treat is steak. She enjoys spending her time thinking she is a lap dog and she loves her family! 

ACADEMIC DATES & INFO

  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

  3. NEW INTERNSHIP REQUIREMENTS

CAMPUS NEWS & EVENTS

  1. JBS will be hosting a panel for Ohio State Students hosted by JBS executives from either poultry, pork, beef, or corporate.

  2. 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? 

INTERNSHIP & PART-TIME ANNOUNCEMENTS

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

GRADUATE SCHOOL OPPORTUNITIES

  1. 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. 

COLUMBUS EVENTS

  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. 

  2. The Pearl Market is a farmer’s market full of fresh foods and open through Oct. 16, 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., 31 E. Gay St Columbus, OH 43215. Pearl Market takes place every Tuesday and Friday. 

  3. SummerFEST is a two-week festival of outdoor, socially distant performances taking place between August 30 to September 11. Small groups of 4-15 musicians will perform for limited audiences at four venues.

SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION

  1. Farms.com 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.

STUDY ABROAD INFORMATION

  1. As an alternative to an in-person Education Abroad Expo, the Office of International Affairs is hosting a virtual Education Abroad Expo Week.

LEADERSHIP & DEVELOPMENT

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

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

  3. Attend this workshop to learn everything you need to have a successful career fair experience. You will understand how to sign up, how to prepare, and how to network while at the fair.

    Please use your OSU email address when signing up.

  4. General Mills will be presenting a virtual company overview as well as information on internships and full-time positions. Come meet our recruiting team!

  5. 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:

  6. 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.

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. 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 Portfolium.com 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