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Department of Animal Sciences


Student Newsletter: September 3rd, 2017

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  1. Are you interested in receiving your bachelors degree from Ohio State within animal sciences while also completing an applied science degree in veterinary technology?

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  3. Students are you interested in equine behavior and training?

  4. A seven-week, on-line course in Veterinary Entomology (ENTMLGY4607) will commence on Monday October 17th (weeks 8-14 of Autumn Semester).


  1. This week's photo is courtesy of Joan Galbraith!

    Have you always wanted your adorable pet to be on the front page of our weekly newsletter? Well now you have your chance!!

  2. Is Graduate School in your future? Whether you are on the fence or have your mind made up about Grad School, getting a head start on the process gives you an edge over other students applying!

  3. Animal Welfare and Behavior Club is having their first meeting of the semester September 7th from 6:30 to 7:30 pm in the Nosker House event space. It is a special joint meeting with Human and Animal Interactions Club. There will be a dog and a speaker from Pilot Dogs.

  4. The Department of Animal Sciences is looking for pictures from summer internships, study abroad trips, Judging Team trips, and other Animal Sciences related activities. The pictures will be used on the Department Website and other promotional materials.

  5. Explore full-time employment, externships, and opportunities to make connections:

    Ohio State College of Veterinary Medicine Career Fair

    All class years are invited to attend! 

    Thursday, October 5, 2017 5:00 - 7:00 pm

  6. Fall Career Expos - Mark Your Calendar Now!

    Tuesday, October 17, 2017 Fawcett Center | 2-6pm

  7. The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine Student Council is pleased to announce the Buckeye Vet Exploration Day for current undergraduate students interested in pursuing a career in veterinary medicine.  


  1. The Vet Clinic in Worthington is looking for a part time Kennel Technician on Monday evenings, Friday evenings, Saturday evenings, and Sundays (AM and PM or one of the two shifts- negotiable!) Mon, Fri, and Sat would include cleaning the hospital at the end of the day, plus caring for any pets



    Starting Pay- $11.50-$12.50/ hr

    Full Time and Part Time Positions Available

    20-25 hours per week, including weekends!

  3. Fort Christopher’s Thoroughbreds, LLC is a modern, thoroughbred facility located just 15 minutes from historic Saratoga Racecourse. They are currently accepting applications for multiple seasonal internship opportunities including:  
  4. Full Circle Dairy is a commercial dairy, milking 3,000 cows on a rotary parlor in Lee, Florida. Their replacement heifer program boasts state-of-the-art automated feeders, and the primary focus is individualized calf care. To them, every calf counts!

  5. Today is the day!!

    The Kentucky Equine Management Internship is accepting applications for the 2018 Spring Session!

    The deadline to apply to Spring 2018 is October 31, 2017.

    Actual dates for the course are January 8 – June 8, 2018.

  6. South Wind Stables, 6390 Refugee Rd SW Pataskala, OH 43062 (just off 70 heading east) is looking for 1 or 2 interns who are interested in developing their knowledge and skill in equine management, development and care.


  1. Rascal Animal Hospital is currently seeking veterinary assistants and RVT’s to join their animal care team!!!

  2. Position Overview: The Laboratory Animal Technician (LAT) will have the primary responsibility for overseeing the animal husbandry on a day-to-day and study-to-study basis. The LAT will perform daily animal care and daily routine cleaning of labs and offices.


  1. A PhD and/or MS graduate research assistant position(s) is available in Dr. Jackie Boerman’s at Purdue University to pursue projects related to applied dairy cattle nutrition.


  1. Ohio Sporting Clay Scholarship Classic September 7, 2017
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm


  1. Reasons to Study Abroad:


  1. Do you enjoy sharing your passion for Ohio State with others? Would you be willing to show high school students what it is like to be a Buckeye? The "Experience OSU for a Day" (EOFD) Program allows prospective students to get a feel for what college is really like.

  2. Do you have the idea for the Uber of food systems? SmartAg4.0 is a competition for students who are passionate about revolutionizing the future of food systems through app design. No programming experience necessary!


  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

  4. 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