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Department of Animal Sciences


Student Newsletter: October 16th, 2023

Welcome to Week 9!

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  1. Are you a first or second-year rank that is interested in learning more about the joint veterinary technology program that we have Columbus State CC?  Plan to attend the information on Wednesday, November 8th at 5:15 PM in Plumb Hall 102!  Questions?  Contact Mariette Benage @ 

  2. On Tuesday, November 14th, there will be an Animal Science Chili Cook Off for graduate students! See attached for more details and how to register. 


  1. Spy Coast Farm’s Equine Education Center is offering undergraduate internship opprotunities!

  2. Applications for the Spring 2024 Kentucky Equine Management Internship are now open and due by October 31st! The Spring 2024 internship focuses on mares, foals, breeding & reproduction. This is a semester-long internship, January 8- June 7, 2024, with housing and an hourly salary.

  3. Indiana Packers is looking for full-time Management Trainee and QA Summer intern candidates! Postings can be found here:

    Management Trainee – Operations Delphi, IN

  4. GENEX Cooperative is offering several internship opportunities for the summer of 2024! 

    Dairy Sales Internship application found here.

  5. Alta Genetics is now accepting applications for students to join them for their 2024 Dairy Business Internships! The internships generally run from beginning of June until mid- August. The application deadline this year is Sunday, October 22, 2023.

  6. Edelweiss Farms has 2 internships available! See below for details.

    Summer Crop Internship

  7. The Equine Reproduction Labratory at Colorado State University has new openings for 5 internship positions beginning on Janurary 8th through July 31st. More information can be found here

  8. The Department of Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology in the College of Veterinary Medicine and the Biosecurity Research Institute (BRI) at Kansas State University are accepting applications for up to ten undergraduate or recent B.S. graduates for fellowship positions for the summer of 2024.

  9. PACE Ag Group has opened their 2024 internship applications! Interns will gain commercial dairy operation experience through completing the day-to-day tasks by working alongside managers and employees on our farms.

  10. Elanco Animal Health Incorporation has just released new internship positions for summer of 2024! Here are some different positions listed below along with their application portals:

  11. Miller Poultry is accepting interns for 2024! They will be at the career fair on the 28th of September, but applications open the 4th. See attached for more information! 


  1. Sims Farm is looking for a Herd Manager! See attached for details. 

  2. There is an opening for a assistant manager position in the meat lab. Here is the link to apply if interested! 


  1. Kansas State is offering a graduate research assistantship position starting spring 2024! More information can be found here.


  1. The following programs have a October 25, 2023 application deadline for 2024 programs that will take place during Spring Break and the Darwin program that travels in Summer but has an earlier deadline due to the full spring semester co-requisite course.


  1. The Truman Scholarship is a prestigious award that recognizes outstanding students with a demonstrated commitment to public service who are currently in their junior year.

  2. Applications to apply for opprotunities as an undergraduate teaching assistant are open and will close December 1st at 11:59pm. Students are able to earn ANIMSCI 3488 credit.

  3. Join the CFAES Student Ambassador Program!

    Are you looking for leadership development?

    A chance to showcase your love for CFAES and Ohio State potential students?

    Wanting to make new friends and build your network?

  4. Join us Monday, November 13th and 20th to compete in Academic Quadrathlon for a chance to represent OSU at the regional contest taking place at the ASAS Midwest Meeting in Madison, WI, on March 10-13, 2024. This competition tests participants in all a


  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

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