ACEL Weekly Update – November 1, 2017

Upcoming Events
November 1 – Agricultural Communicators of Tomorrow meeting, 6pm, Ag Admin 205
November 2 – BELLA (Balancing Education, Life and Latina Awareness), 4-5:30pm, Multicultural Center
November 2 – OUAB special screening of The Room
November 2 – Advocates for Inclusion and Diversity through Education (AIDE) Meeting, Multicultural Center
November 3 – Agricultural Communication 5194 Poster Session (and treats!), 205 Ag AdminPost
November 3 – Off Campus Living Expo
November 7 – Involved Living Leadership Series
November 8 – Flicks for Free: Dunkirk
November 9 – OUAB Karaoke Night
November 10 – Pay it Forward Service Trip: Kroger Food Pantry
November 10 – Pay it Forward Service Trip: Lutheran Social Services Food Pantry
November 14 – Agricultural Education Society Meeting, 7pm, Ag Admin Auditorium
November 15 – Cupcakes and Canvas with Cody
November 15 – Agricultural Communicators of Tomorrow meeting, 6pm, Ag Admin 205
November 17 – Flicks for Free: It
November 28 – Agricultural Education Society Meeting, 7pm, Ag Admin Auditorium
December 6 – Agricultural Communicators of Tomorrow meeting, 6pm, Ag Admin 205More Ohio Union Activities Board events.

News
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ACEL In the News

Aliana Lewis, agriscience education student, Siti Abdul Latir, PhD student, Emily Wickham, staff, The Buckeye ShowOhio’s Country Journal and Ohio Ag Net
Pre-service agriscience education students, Science Of Agriculture 2017 ReviewACEL Centennial Shirts
Agricultural Education Society is selling t-shirts and sweatshirts to celebrate the ACEL Centennial. Shirts are heather red with the white centennial logo on the front. T-shirts ($15)  can be purchased at any Agricultural Education Society Meeting or in 208 Agricultural Administration.

ACEL Centennial Sweatshirts
SWEATSHIRTS ARE IN! If you placed an order with Agricultural Education Society to order an ACEL Centennial sweatshirt, you can pick it up in 208 next week!

ACEL looking for students to guest post on social media
We are looking for students who would like to “takeover” our snapchat (ACELatOhioState) or Instagram (@ACELatOSU) accounts for a day. Students can share a typical day on campus, as well as guest posters for special events and topics. If you are interested in being a guest poster and sharing Ohio State with our followers, please sign up at this website.

Become an ACEL student blogger
We are looking for students to guest post on our blog (u.osu.edu/acel). Blog topics can include an overview of your internship, a summary of your favorite class, a student abroad or student organization trip recap, tips for incoming students, a feature on decorating your residence hall room, and so much more! You can blog just once, or write a series to be shared over time! If you are interested, please emailEmily Wickham to discus details!

CFAES Undergraduate Research Forum Call for Abstracts
The College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences is calling for abstracts for the CFAES Undergraduate Research Forum, scheduled for Thursday, March 1, 2018, from 1:00pm to 4:00pm, in the Nationwide and Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center. The CFAES Undergraduate Research Forum provides a means for undergraduate students to share their research with members and friends of the OSU community; recognizes the significant contributions to research by OSU undergraduates; and facilitates exchange between students, faculty, and the public. Participation in this event will prepare students for the OSU Denman Undergraduate Research Forum on Tuesday, April 3, 2018. Students enrolled in any undergraduate degree program in CFAES and the School of Environment and Natural Resources are invited to participate, provided they have a CGPA ≥ 2.5 and are engaged in supervised research projects in the area of their major. If a research project is ongoing and will not be completed by March 1, a research-in-progress summary may be submitted in lieu of an abstract.

John Deere Mock Interviews
Attend a Mock Interview with John Deere on Friday, November 17. Experience an in person interview and receive personalized feedback and advice on your interview skills. All mock interviews take place in the CFAES Library. Questions- contact Mary McLaughlin at mclaughlin.154@osu.edu.
·         Sign up through Hireabuckeye.
·         Search for CFAES Mock Interview under Job Postings.
·         You will be asked to upload a resume.
·         Select a 30 minute time slot.

FLM+ Mock Interviews
Attend a Mock Interview with FLM+ on Friday, November 17. Experience an in person interview and receive personalized feedback and advice on your interview skills. All mock interviews take place in the CFAES Library. Questions- contact Mary McLaughlin at mclaughlin.154@osu.edu.
·         Sign up through Hireabuckeye.
·         Search for CFAES Mock Interview under Job Postings.
·         You will be asked to upload a resume.
·         Select a 30 minute time slot.

Join us for Careers in the US Foreign Agricultural Service & USDA Presidential Pathways Info Session
Interested in an international career with the Federal Government or an internship with the Federal Government?
Attend this session on Careers in the US Foreign Agricultural Service to learn more about the application process which opens Nov. 6- 22nd. You will also learn about internship through the USDA Presidential Pathways Program.
Hear from a CFAES Alum and current FAS employee, Erik Hansen, about the application process and working in the Foreign Agricultural Service.
Friday Nov. 3rd, 2pm – 3pm
Room 333 Kottman Hall
or watch on-line at: http://carmenconnect.osu.edu/r9k6voieh9y/

LifeSports Youth Leadership Academy
One component of this initiative, the LiFEsports Youth Leadership Academy (YLA), is a college and career readiness program which serves about 60 diverse, urban, high school Columbus youth each year. YLA goals are to assist youth in accessing and preparing for higher education. For the second year in a row, YLA juniors and seniors will be paired with college students or professionals to engage in college readiness activities (submitting applications, writing college essays, etc.). Research shows that quality mentoring relationships have positive personal, academic and professional influences on youth. More info here.

New CFAES Transcript Designation- The Global Option
CFAES has a new transcript designation available to recognize student efforts to internationalize their OSU experience. This new designation is called the Global Option (GO).

The CFAES GO has four basic components:
A: Education Abroad or International Student Status
B: Taking a course related to your major or minor (see list) that is international in nature
C: Advanced international learning: A second study abroad, or the second set of 3 credit hours for a program that awards 6+ hours, or participate in an international research project, internship or Service Learning experience, or minor in a program that is international in nature, or prove at least minor-level proficiency in a non-English language
D: Complete the Global Option Capstone course (FAES 4580) at some point after reaching rank 4 (exceptions allowed for special circumstances such as Agriscience Ed students who are not able to take any additional courses their final year) To learn more, see this website with additional details and the Global Option application: https://students.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/globaloption. Contact: Kelly Newlon at Newlon.7@osu.edu.

RA application is now live for the academic year 2018-2019
The new Resident Advisor application for academic year 2018-2019 is now open! Applications are due by November 17. There are several informational sessions upcoming if you would like to learn more! To learn more about the RA role and how to apply please visit: go.osu.edu/RainfoGraduate Student Specific Info
November 1 – Graduate/Professional Student Trivia Night
November 7 – Graduate/Professional Students at The Candle Lab
November 8 – Wellness Workshop: Healthy Relationships
November 14 – Professional Development Workshop: Resiliency

Edward F. Hayes Graduate Research Forum Abstract Deadline Soon
The Edward F. Hayes Graduate Research Forum showcases the innovative and exemplary research being conducted by Ohio State graduate students across the full range of graduate degree programs and facilitates fruitful exchanges between students, faculty, the administration, and the public.  Cash prizes, totaling more than $14,000, will be awarded to the top-judged presentations in each academic area. The Forum is co-sponsored by the Council of Graduate Students, the Graduate School, and the Office of Research. Questions? E-mail CGS Vice President, Tracey Walterbusch.1@osu.edu

  • Abstract submission is now open for the 2018 Hayes Forum.
  • The abstract submission deadline is November 10th.
  • Applications for faculty judges for 2018 are now being accepted.

Alumni register for Alumni Fire
Alumni Fire is an online professional networking and mentoring tool for Ohio State alumni, current students, and staff to exchange industry expertise and career advice. Get connected with Alumni Fire and join this powerful Ohio State network. Register at : Alumni Fire

Scholarships

Education Abroad
SUMMER 2018 PROGRAMS:
Australia: Sustaining Human Societies and the Environment – ENR (May 7 – June 1, 2018)
Application Deadline: January 15, 2018
Information Sessions: Wednesday, November 15, 2017, 5:30 – 6:30 pm, Kottman Hall 102

China: Ag. Energy and Environment and Sustainable Buildings: China-US Collaborations – FABE (June 8 – July 1, 2018)
Application Deadline: January 3rd, 2018

Czech Republic: Sustainability and Agricultural Policy in the EU – AEDE, FAES (May11 – June 9, 2018)
Application Deadline: February 1, 2018

England: Evolution in Darwin’s World and Ours – Entomology (May 2-14, 2018)
Application Deadline: November 1, 2017

Ghana: Arts and Community Development (Ohio State ATI) – FAES (May 3 – June 3, 2018)
Application Deadline: November 1, 2017

India: Sustainable Food Production in an Emerging Economy – FABE – (May – June, 2018)
Application Deadline: January 3rd, 2018

New Zealand: Sustaining Human Societies and the Environment – ENR (May 7 – June 1, 2018)
Application Deadline: January 15, 2018
Information Sessions: Monday, November 13, 2017, 5:00 – 6:00 pm, MacQuigg Lab 162

South Africa: Exotic Animal Behavior and Welfare – Animal Sciences (Two Sections: May 5 – 22, and May 26 – June 12, 2018)
Application Deadline: November 1, 2017

Tanzania: Sustainable and Resilient Tanzanian Community – ENR (May 9 – 31, 2018)
Application Deadline: November 1, 2017

Internship and Job Opportunities
Internship Openings

BASF – Ag Professional Development Program Internship (Research Triangle Park, North Carolina)
City of Dublin, Ohio – Communication and Public Information Intern (Dublin, Ohio)
Commonwealth of PA, Bureau of State Employment – Social Media Intern(Harrisburg, PA)
Destination Cleveland – PR/Communications Intern – Spring 2018 (Cleveland, Ohio)
McGraw-Hill Education – Intern, Marketing Design (Columbus, Ohio)
National Pork Board – Communication Intern (Des Moines, Iowa)
Scotts Miracle-Gro Company – Communication Intern (Marysville, Ohio)
South Dakota Wheat Growers – Summer Internship (Aberdeen, SD)

GVI Sustainable Development Fellowships
New Fellowship program for two calendar years in the following areas:
·         Community development
·         Education (K-12 and Adult)
·         Environmental science
·         Gender equality
·         Marine science
·         Public health
·         Social and micro-enterprise
·         Socio-economics
·         Urban agriculture
https://www.gviusa.com/fellowships/. The deadline is on November 15. The value of the GVI Sustainable Development Fellowship will range from $1,000-5,000.

Full-Time Job Openings
Alzheimer’s Association –Signature Events Coordinator
American Chemical Society – Development Editor, ACS Publications (Washington, DC)
Bader Rutter – Social Media Specialist (Milwaukee, Wisconsin)
California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo – Graphic Designer II (San Luis Obispo, CA)
Capital Newspapers – Assistant Editor (Madison, WI)
Cat Welfare Association – Volunteer Coordinator (Columbus, Ohio)
COSI – Philanthropy Coordinator (Columbus, Ohio)
Dairy.com – Senior Writer (Madison, WI or Frisco, TX)
HandsOn Northeast Ohio – Community Engagement – AmeriCorps Member (Lorain, Ohio)
High Quality Organics – Social Media Marketing Coordinator  (Pasadena, CA)
Lancaster Farm Fresh Cooperative – Marketing Coordinator (Lancaster, Pennsylvania)
Minnesota Turkey Growers Association – Program Assistant (Buffalo, MN)
Missouri Beef Industry Council – Director of Consumer Affairs (Columbia, Missouri)
North Carolina State University – Marketing Communications Specialist (Raleigh, NC)
Suburbane Propane – Brand and Communications Manager (Whippany, New Jersey)
Sweet Farm – Development Officer  (Half Moon Bay, California)
The Valley Table – Marketing Coordinator (Beacon, New York)
Oregon State University – Education Program Assistant 1 (Corvallis, OR)
Penn State University – Extension Educator (University Park, PA)
Purdue University – Communications Manager (West Lafayette, Indiana)
University of Arkansas – Director of Marketing (Little Rock, AR)

Extension and Teaching Jobs

Ohio Ag Ed Openings

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University of Wisconsin – River Falls

Jobs to check out on Hire-A-Buckeye 
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Agricultural Communication, Education, and Leadership

Volunteer Opportunities
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