Weekly Update – March 26, 2015

Upcoming Events:

April 1 – ACT’s Earl McMunn Contemporary Issues in Agriculture Forum
April 14 – Ag Ed Society Meeting, 7:15pm, AA Auditorium
April 15 – ACT Meeting, 6pm, 108 AA
April 16 – CFAES Recognition Banquet
April 21 – ACEL Spring Recognition Event, 6:30pm, Ag Admin Auditorium
April 24 – CFAES AgLympics, Plumb Hall Lawn


ACEL Spring Recognition Event Date Set
The 2nd Annual ACEL Spring Recognition Event will be held on Tuesday, April 21. Additional details will be emailed soon!

National FFA Convention and Expo Accepting Applications for Workshop Presenters

The National FFA Organization will be selecting presenters to deliver workshops at the 88th National FFA Convention& Expo in Louisville, Ky. Workshop presenters will present at least one workshop that they write themselves. Theworkshop objectives will be cross-walked to the National FFA Organization’s precepts for premier leadership, personal growth and career success. Deadline for application is June 15. Additional details available here.

Employers on Campus (EOC) – Students Can Meet With Employers
Employers on Campus is an opportunity for students to visit with employers, no appointment needed! The student may ask for an employer to review their resume or cover letter, conduct a mock interview or ask for career insight. The following companies will be on campus in the CFAES Library and Student Success Center:

  • The Columbus Metro Parks will be on campus March 31 from 12-4pm. Metro Parks is a public agency serving the citizens of Central Ohio by providing a regional system of clean, safe, natural area parks. There are 17 outstanding natural area parks with more than 200 miles of trails and over 27,000 acres of land in seven Central Ohio counties.
  • Consolidated Grain and Barge will be on campus April 16 from 9am – 12pm. CGB provides an array of services for grain farmers from buying, storing, selling and shipping of the crop, to financing and risk management.
  • Ohio Ecological, Food and Farm Association will be on campus April 21 from 11am-2pm. OEFFA is a grassroots coalition of farmers, backyard gardeners, consumers, retailers, educators, researchers and others who share a desire to build a healthy food system that brings prosperity to family farmers, meets the growing consumer demand for local food, creates economic opportunities for our rural communities and safeguards the environment.

Study Abroad Updates
Information Sessions:
Antarctica: Human Impact on a Fragile Environment
Wednesday, March 25 from 5:15 to 6:15pm in Agricultural Administration Building 205
Chile: Agriculture and Agroecosystems
Tuesday, March 24 from 1:45 to 2:30pm Parker Food Science and Technology 120
Tuesday, March 24 from 2:45 to 3:30pm in Parker Food Science and Technology 120
Ireland: Human and Animal Interactions

Now Hiring Residence Hall Peer Tutors
The Office of Residence Life is currently hiring peer tutors for the 2015-16 academic year. Peer Tutors work in one of 8 residence halls (Monday-Wednesday) or Younkin Success Center (Sunday-Thursday) from 7-9 PM. We specialize in math, physics and chemistry, but can also tutor in many other areas. Applications are due to tutoring@osu.edu by April 3. For more information, check out http://housing.osu.edu/jobs/peer-tutors/.
Information Sessions on USDA Careers
Several sessions will be offered in March and April, Sessions will be held: 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM (EST), Register at: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/USDAInfoSessionsRegistration_2015

Topics covered will be:
·         An Overview of USDA
·         An Introduction to USDA Careers
·         Basic Qualifications and Application Process by Program Type
·         Available Opportunities in Our Mission Areas


Syngenta Agricultural Scholarship
Our commitment to the future of agriculture is evident in our innovative technologies and solutions that enable farmers to grow more from less. Additionally, we are committed to cultivating tomorrow’s ag leaders, as integral contributors to long-term sustainability efforts. Are you a college student who is passionate about progressing sustainable agriculture and addressing the global food security challenge through plant science? If so, we invite you to compete for a portion of $20,000 in available awards to help grow your future. Applications for the Syngenta Agricultural Scholarship are currently being accepted. http://www.syngenta-us.com/scholarships/

Ohio Newspaper Foundation Scholarship
The Ohio Newspapers Foundation will award three scholarships of $1,500 each to students who are enrolled in an Ohio college or university and majoring in a field relevant to our industry, particularly journalism, advertising, marketing, or communications degree program. http://www.ohionews.org/aws/ONA/pt/sp/foundation_scholarships Deadline March 31, 2015

Yamaha-ACT Scholarship
The Yamaha-ACT Scholarship Program Sponsored by Yamaha Motor Corp., U.S.A. Yamaha Motor Corp., U.S.A., is pleased to continue its scholarship program in 2014-15 for student members of the Agricultural Communicators of Tomorrow (ACT). Yamaha recognizes the agricultural/farming industry as an important community for ATV and Side-by-Side (SxS) vehicles, and through this program Yamaha aims to:

  • Provide ACT students with assistance where they seek it most: professional development
  • Promote and encourage safe and responsible use of ATVs and SxS vehicles
  • Introduce additional members of the agriculture/farming community to Yamaha products

These scholarships are intended for students interested in pursuing a career in agricultural communications. By reaching out to students in this capacity, Yamaha is striving to reach the future of the industry and recruit assistance in communicating messages of safe, responsible ATV and SxS use to the greater agriculture/farming community now and in the future. Please see the Yamaha-ACT Scholarship Program application for more details. 2015 Yamaha-ACT Cover Letter,  2015 Yamaha-ACT Application, 2015 ATV-SxS Safety Recommendations

International Foodservice Editorial Council Scholarships
IFEC is a non-profit membership association. Its 250 members include writers and editors, public relations and marketing communications professionals, educators and consultants working in and with the foodservice media. Through its scholarship program, IFEC strives to increase awareness and understanding of career opportunities available in the field of foodservice communications and to encourage the entry of qualified individuals into the field. The number and amounts may vary. In recent years, four to six awards in amounts of $500 to $4,000 have been granted. A committee made up of members of the International Foodservice Editorial Council (IFEC) reviews the applications and selects the winners. Scholarship recipients are notified by mid-July.


Internships & Jobs: All New!!

Internship Openings
American Royal – Internships (Education, Sales, event planning, and more)  (Kansas City, Missouri)
Centers for Families and Children – Marketing and Communication Intern (Cleveland, Ohio)
City of Dublin – Volunteer Resources Intern (Dublin, Ohio)
FLM+ – Ag Communications Intern (Fall 2015) (Washington DC)
Jungle Jims International Market – Graphic Artist Marketing Internship (Fairfield, Ohio)
Kuhn North America – Video Production Intern/Co-op (Brodhead, Wisconsin)
Land O’Lakes – Public Relations Internship (Arden Hills, Minnesota)
Michigan State Lottery – Graphic Design Intern (Lansing, Michigan)
National Cattlemen’s Beef Association – Public Policy Internship (Washington DC)
National Grange – Internship (Washington DC)
National FFA  – Program Evaluation and Assessment Intern (Indianapolis, Indiana)
National FFA – Stewardship Intern (Indianapolis, Indiana)
Ohio Farm Bureau Federation – State Fair Ambassadors (Columbus, Ohio)
Ohio Department of Natural Resources – Communication Intern (Columbus, Ohio)
Ohio University – Public Relations Internship (Athens, Ohio)

Full-Time Job Openings
American Soybean Assoication – Membership Development and Engagement Manager (Washington DC)
American Cancer Society – Community Events Specialist (Cincinnati, Ohio)
American Rivers – Associate Director of Media Relations (Washington DC)
American Public Transportation Association – Program Manager Communications (Washington DC)
American Beverage Association – Director of Communications (Washington DC)
Archdiocese of Cincinnati – PT Communications Coordinator (Cincinnati, Ohio)
Archdiocese of Cincinnati – Director of Communications (Cincinnati, Ohio)
Archdiocese of Cincinnati – PT Creative Writer/Marketing (Cincinnati, Ohio)
Auburn University – Communication Specialist (Auburn, Alabama)
Bath & Body Works – Graphic Designer (Reynoldsburg, Ohio)
Boston Museum of Science – Internship Coordinator (Boston, Massachusetts)
Breckenridge Village Social Media/Public Relations Coordinator (Willoughby, Ohio)
Canadian Hereford Association – Programs and Media Coordinator (Calgary, Alberta)
Cardinal Health – Public Relations, Director (Dublin, Ohio)
Clermont County Public Library – Graphic Designer (Owensville, Ohio)
Cleveland Sight Center – Volunteer Manager (Cleveland, Ohio)
Cincinnati Museum Center – Adult Programs and Volunteer Coordinator (Cincinnati, Ohio)
Cincinnati Nature Center – Early Childhood Educator (Cincinnati, Ohio)
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra – Director of Special Campaigns (Cincinnati, Ohio)
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra – Director of Community Engagement and Learning (Cincinnati, Ohio)
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra – Director of Volunteers (Cincinnati, Ohio)
City of Covington – Marketing & Communications Director (Covington, Kentucky)
Columbus Zoo and Aquarium – Community Programs Lead, Seasonal (Columbus, Ohio)
Corporation for Ohio Appalachian Development – Volunteer Coordinator (Coshocton, Ohio)
Dairy Management Inc – Editor In Chief, Dairy Good Publishing (Rosemont, Illinois)
Dupont – Marketing Communication Manager (Johnston, Iowa)
Eddie Bauer – Social Media Representative (Groveport, Ohio)
Entrepreneurs’ Organization – Leadership Coordinator (Alexandria, Virginia)
Five Rivers Metro Parks – PT Market Coordinator (Dayton, Ohio)
Foundation for Appalachian Ohio – Annual Fund and Communication Assistant (Nelsonville, Ohio)
Fruit of the Loom – Marketing Manager (Bowling Green, Kentucky)
Generation Infocus – Graphic Designer and Social Media Specialist (Atlanta, Georgia)
Georgia Tech – Communications Manager (Atlanta, Georgia)
Generac – Graphic Designer (Marietta, Georgia)
Goodwill Ohio – Manager  of Media and Marketing Communications (Grandview, Ohio)
Grocery Manufacturers Association – Director, Media Relations (Washington DC)
Grocery Manufacturers Association – Manager, Social Media Engagement (Washington DC)
Helena – HR communication Specialist (Collierville, Tennessee)
Houston Zoo – Graphic Designer (Houston, Texas)
Honda North American – Corporate Communications Specialist (Marysville, Ohio)
International Association of Amusement Parks & Attractions – Manager of Event Marketing (Washington DC)
iHeartMedia Inc – Graphic Designer (Atlanta, Georgia)
Kings County – Communication Specialist/ Graphic Designer (Seattle, Washington)
Kroger – Marketing Coordinator (Cincinnati, Ohio)
Land O’Lakes – Interactive Designer (Shoreview, Minnesota)
Living Desert – Volunteer Program Manager (Palm Desert, California)
Marathon Petroleum Corp – Communications Manager (Findlay, Ohio)
Mercer University – Graphic Designer (Atlanta, Georgia)
National Association of State Departments of Agriculture – Coordinator, Member Services
National Corn Growers Association – Marketing Manager (St. Louis, Missouri)
National FFA – Regional Director
National FFA – Sponsor Engagement Coordinator
National Association of Counties – Director of Public Affairs (Washington DC)
Northwest Trek – Communications and Marketing Manager (Eatonville, Washington)
Ohio Consumers Council – Communication Specialist (Columbus, Ohio)
Ohio Historical Society – Online Marketing Coordinator (Columbus, Ohio)
Ohio Farm Bureau Federation – County Program Assistant (Jackson, Ohio)
Ohio State, Knowlton School of Architecture – Public Relations Coordinator (Columbus, Ohio)
Ohio State, Marketing – Campaign Manager (Columbus, Ohio)
Ohio State, Office of Energy and Environment – Communications Specialist (Columbus, Ohio)
Outfront Media – Graphic Artist (Atlanta, Georgia)
Outdooor News – Graphic Designer (Minneapolis, Minnesota)
Produce Marketing Association – VP Marketing Association (Newark, Deleware)
PolyOne Corporation – Marketing Communication Specialist (Avon Lake, Ohio)
Recreational Vehicle Industry Association – Member Services Coordinator (Reston, Virginia)
Rocky Mountain Equipment – Communications Advisor (Calgary, Alberta)
Rocky Brands – Marketing Coordinator (Los Angeles, California)
Salvation Army – Kettle and Volunteer Coordinator (Cincinnati, Ohio)
Speedway LLC – Graphic Designer (Enon, Ohio)
Something New Floral and Events – Graphic Design (Canfield, Ohio)
State of Ohio, Insurance – Public Information Officer (Columbus, Ohio)
State of Ohio, Consumers’ Counsel – Communication Specialist (Columbus, Ohio)
St. Mary Macedonian Orthodox Cathedral – Event Planner/Coordinator (Reynoldsburg, Ohio)
The Creative Group – Jr. Graphic Designer (Atlanta, Georgia)
United Motorcoach Association – Director of Marketing and Membership (Washington DC)
Valent – Strategic Communications Manager (Walnut Creek, California)
Willoughby Western Lake County Chamber of Commerce – Digital Communication & Marketing Coordinator (Willoughby, Ohio)
YWCA – Conference and Leadership Director, Camp Kern (Oregonia, Ohio)

Extension and Teaching Jobs
Ohio Ag Ed Openings
OSU Extension, Henry County – Extension Educator, 4-H
OSU Extension, Holmes County – Extension Educator, 4-H
OSU Extension, Lorain County – Extension Educator, 4-H
OSU Extension, Madison County – Extension Educator, 4-H
OSU Extension, Cuyahoga County – Extension Educator, Community Development
OSU Extension, Marion County – Extension Educator, ANR

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Agricultural Communication, Education, and Leadership

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