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Department of Animal Sciences


Student Newsletter: October 3, 2016

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  1. A graduate research assistantship in range livestock research is available in the Department of Animal and Veterinary Science at the University of Idaho.

  2. Interested in exotic animals? Looking for major elective credit?

    Consider taking the new Southern African Animals course spring semester!

    AnimSci 5400.02

    Tuesdays/Thursdays 12:40-2:45pm

    1st 7-weeks 2 credit hours

  3. Applications are now being accepted for the Vita Plus Dairy Nutrition and Management Fellowship at Michigan State.

  4. Towers Agricultural Honorary has officially opened applications for the 2016-2017 school year at


  1. Attention Students!

    Battelle Memorial Institute is hosting an information session, Tuesday, October 4 from 7-8pm in the Animal Science Building Arena.

  2. AWBC would lke to invite any Animal Sciences student to attend their next meeting! It will be held October 6th at 5:30 in Animal Science Building room 210. Mr. Frost from the Ohio Department of Agriculture will be speaking. As always, free pizza will be provided! 

  3. Register now for the Gender Initiative Skill Workshop for Effective Interviewing Skills: Techniques for Successful Interviewing!!

  4. This year's Buckeye Royal Showmanship Contest presented by Buckeye Dairy Club is right around the corner. If you are interested in spending working with and spending quality time with a heifer out at the OSU Waterman Dairy Farm facility, this is the perfect opportunity for you!

  5. It’s that time of year again that we are selling embroidered and screen print departmental clothing items!  See the attached embroidered and

  6. Interested in scientifically assessing animal welfare? Be a part of the undergraduate Animal Welfare Judging Team! We are competing at the Intercollegiate Animal Welfare Judging/Assessment Contest at Ohio State November 12-13.


  1. Peterson & Smith Equine Hospital, located in Ocala, Florida, is looking for spring and summer interns for placement in their hospital (surgery/medicine/sports medicine), their equine reproduction center, and in their ambulatory department.  Details and deadlines are

  2. ASAS is now accepting applications for its 2017 Science Policy Summer Internship Program. Applications are due Friday, October 21, 2016.  

  3.  The American Society of Animal Science is currently accepting applications for its 2017 science communications summer internship program.

  4. Looking to learn or expand your horsemanship skills through everyday barn tasks and ranch riding?

    Looking to learn how to manage your own barn and/or boarding facility?

    Looking to gain more experience working with and handling horses?

  5.  Cargill will again be looking for outstanding students that are looking for an opportunity to get a better understanding of what a Dairy Consultant does as well as to challenge themselves on doing a meaningful project during the summer of ’17.

  6. Responsibilities include cleaning, inventory, assisting with veterinary procedures and animal care. There will be many opportunities for learning animal handling and care.


  1. The Animal Sciences Department at the Univ of Illinois is searching for a Poultry Farm Manager. 

    This position coordinates research activities and directs the daily operational management of the Poultry Research Unit in

  2. The Ohio Cattlemen’s Association (OCA) is seeking applicants for a graphics design and Ohio Cattleman Managing Editor position. Applicants must be proficient in Adobe Design programs.

  3. In the middle of farm country, on the old family farmstead and surrounded by farm ground, sits Witmer’s Feed & Grain.

  4. There is a great position available at QTest Labs as a laboratory animal technician! This is being offered for both full-time and part-time positions!

  5. The Michigan State University Dairy Teaching & Research Center has an opening for a Farm Manager I/Supervisor. Interested applicants apply at posting #3848. 

  6. See the attached position announcement for a dairy herd manager position at a 500-cow dairy farm in Bucyrus, OH. The position would involve mostly working with the herd health and breeding programs


  1. Last year’s Alltech Young Scientist program attracted 191 students nominated by 144 professors from 117 universities around the globe and concluded with a Global Competition as part of the Alltech ONE Conference.


  1. Recruitment for the 2017 Center of Excellence Scholarship and Internship Program (COE) is underway as representatives start to attend career fairs to expose students to the benefits COE has to offer.


  1. If you are interested in study abroad, make sure you check out some of these upcoming information sessions! More information about each program is available at their website or on the attached flyers below. You can also contact

  2. Snorkeling with a sea turtle

    For a complete list of CFAES programs, check here.


  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. 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