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Department of Animal Sciences


Student Newsletter: October 23rd, 2023

Welcome to Week 10!

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  1. Ever wanted to learn more about the judging teams or how to participate?  Now is the chance! Meet the Teams Night will be held October 31st from 5pm to 7pm in the Animal Science Arena. Learn about our various judging teams and enjoy pizza with faculty! 

    - Dairy Judging 

  2. 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 @ 

  3. 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. Assist with surgeries and support ambulatory doctors in the field; you’ll see it all at Desert Pines Equine!

  2. Applications for the inaugural Select Sires Member Coorperative summer internship program are now open! The application period  will close on November 30, 2023, with at least 10 student interns chosen as the Select Sires Member Cooperative 2024 Summer Interns throughout the coop’s 27-state

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

  4. 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.

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

    Management Trainee – Operations Delphi, IN

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

    Dairy Sales Internship application found here.

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

    Summer Crop Internship

  8. 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

  9. 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.

  10. 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.

  11. 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:


  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. If you are interested in the Dairy Industry and are wanting to learn more about it or want express your current knowledge, Dairy Challenge is a great way to do just that.

  2. SKY Happiness Retreat is a high-impact 16-hour total well-being training offered to thousands of university students, faculty, and staff across the country.

  3. 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.

  4. 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?

  5. 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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