ACEL Weekly Update – October 14, 2015

Upcoming Events

October 21 – ACT’s Night for Young Professionals
October 22 – CFAES Pumpkin Carving Student Social, 6:30pm, Ag Admin Auditorium
October 27 – Ag Ed Society Meeting, 7pm, Ag Admin Auditorium
November 4 – ACT Meeting, 5:30pm, 205 Ag Admin
November 10 – LinkedIn Workshop and Networking Mocktails, 5pm
November 10 – Ag Ed Society Banquet, 6pm
November 11 – Ag Ed Society Roadside Cleanup, 10am
November 17 – Ag Ed Society Meeting, 7pm, Ag Admin Auditorium
November 18 – ACT Meeting, 5:30pm, 205 Ag Admin
December 8 – Ag Ed Society Meeting, 7pm, Ag Admin Auditorium
December 16 – ACT Meeting, 5:30pm, 205 Ag Admin
December – Graudate Student Resume and CV Workshop
December 20 – Graduating Senior Luncheon, Ag Admin Auditorium


On our website
Alexander named to Ohio State Homecoming Court
Four ACEL students named to Ohio State ATI Homecoming Court

Career Workshops Offered
Remaining Workshops for the semester- Open to all students:

  • Resume 101 Workshop- October 21 from 4:30- 6pm Room 105 Ag Admin
  • LinkedIn Workshop & Networking: November 10 from 5:30- 6:30pm location TBD.
  • Study & Work Abroad Panel & Networking: November 18 from 5:30- 6:30pm- room 150 of the Younkin Success Center

All information about workshops is also on the CFAES website under Careers- Workshops.

Career Development Appointments
Students interested in getting assistance with all aspects of career development are encouraged to attend walk-in hours with our Career Advisor Mary McLaughlin.

  • Wednesday 10am- 1:30pm Room 100 Ag Admin
  • Friday 10am- 1:30pm Room 210 Kottman Hall

To make appointments outside of walk-in hours please call: 614-292-6891

Complete Survey for AgComm 5130 about 100 years of ACEL
All current students in the Department of Agricultural Communication, Education, and Leadership are encouraged to complete this survey. In 2017, ACEL will be celebrated 100 years! We want to know how you want to be involved!

This survey is part of a group project in the AgComm 5130 course where students create a marketing and public relations campaign. Please help your fellow students out, as well as have a voice in the future events and activities for this celebration.


Five $1,000 Scholarships Available
The National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) is again offering its William C. Berg Academic Excellence in Agriculture Scholarship thanks to the sponsorship of BASF Corporation. Five (5) one thousand dollar ($1,000) scholarships are available to students entering at least their second undergraduate year (or any year of graduate school) pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in an agricultural, agribusiness, or an Ag vocation field.

Applicants or a parent/guardian must be a member of the NCGA. Funds are for the 2016-2017 school year. Past scholarship winners and employees and the families of employees of any division of BASF or their subsidiaries or the NCGA are not eligible for the scholarship. Applications must be postmarked on or before December 11, 2015.
The application is available here:

Study Abroad

Upcoming Study Abroad Information Sessions
·Thursday, October 29 at 6:30pm in 115 Mendenhall Lab
·Wednesday, October 28 at 6:00pm in 116 Howlett Hall
·Tuesday, October 20 at 5:30pm in 382 Kottman Hall
·Monday, November 9 at 6:30pm in 115 Mendenhall Lab
·Wednesday, October 21 at 4:00pm in 212 Animal Science Building

Internships & Jobs – All New!!

Internship Openings
Abercrombie and Fitch – Graphic Design Intern (Columbus, Ohio)
DuPont – Marketing Communications Intern (Johnston, Iowa)
FleishmanHillard – Public Relations Intern (Houston, Texas)
FleishmanHilliard – Public Relations Intern (Austin, Texas)
FleishmanHillard – Corporate Communications Intern (Boston, Massachusetts)
FleishmanHillard – Social Content Intern (St. Louis, Missouri)
FleishmanHillard – Graphic Design Intern (Washington DC)
Honda – Corporate Affairs & Communications Student Associate, Summer 2016(Anna or Marysville, Ohio)
Illinois Farm Bureau – Member Services and Public Relations Internship(Bloomington, Illinois)
OBIC – Student Assistant (Columbus, Ohio)
Vermeer Corporation – Communications Intern (Pella, Iowa)

Full-Time Job Openings
A-Gas Americas – Marketing Communication Specialist (Bowling Green, Ohio)
Addeco – Graphic Designer (Columbus, Ohio)
AgriCover – Graphic Designer (Jamestown, NC)
AGCO – HR Communications (Duluth, Georgia)
AGCO – Corporate Newsroom Manager (Duluth, Georgia)
American Bank – Marketing Communications Specialist (Columbus, Ohio)
Bath & Body Works – Marketing Communications Coordinator (Columbus, Ohio)
Buckeye Power – Director of Communications (Columbus, Ohio)
Cargill – Communication Specialist (Wayzata, Minnesota)
Central Rural Electric Cooperative – Public Relations Specialist (Stillwater, Oklahoma)
Chelco – Director of Communications (DeFuniak Springs, Florida)
Clark Schaefer Hackett – Graphic Designer (Cincinnati, Ohio)
Co-Alliance LLP – Social Media Coordinator (Avon, Indiana)
COSI – Offsite Programming Specialist (Columbus, Ohio)
CropLife International – Communications Manager (Washington DC)
Encore Visions – Graphic Designer (Wichita Falls, Texas)
Faith Life Ministries – Graphic Designer (Johnstown, Ohio)
Fahlgren Mortine – Public Relations Account Supervisor (Columbus, Ohio)
Fleet Pride – Web and Graphic Designer (Las Colinas, Texas)
FleishmanHillard – Junior Designer (Boston, Massachusetts)
Global Prairie – Account Director (Kansas City, Missouri)
Global Prairie – Account Director (Cleveland, Ohio)
International Food Policy Research Institute – Head of Communications (Washington DC)
Jeni’s Ice Cream – Copy Writer (Columbus, Ohio)
Meredith Corpoeration – Graphic Designer, Lowes Creative Ideas (Des Moines, Iowa)
Michigan Milk Producers Association – Communications Manager (Detroit, Michigan)
Nature Center at Shaker Lakes – Director of Marketing (Cleveland, Ohio)
National Reining Horse Association – Marketing Internship (Oklahoma City, Oklahoma)
Olam Americas – Marketing Communications Coordinator (Fresno, California)
Ohio Rural Electric Cooperatives and Buckeye Power, Inc. – Director of Communications (Columbus, Ohio)
Rock Springs 4-H Center – Horse Program Director (Junction City, Kansas)
Southern States Cooperative – Digital Marketing Coordinator (Richmond, Virginia)
Spectrum Communication – Communications/Marketing Support (Dayton, Ohio)
The Creative Group – Motion Graphic Designer (Hilliard, Ohio)
United Way of Greater Toledo – Marketing and Communications Specialist (Toledo, Ohio)
University of Tennessee – Associate Director for Communications and Outreach(Knoxville, Tennessee)
Unlimited Systems – Graphic Designer (Cincinnati, Ohio)
Wendy’s – Corporate Communications Manager (Dublin, Ohio)
Wendy’s – Brand Management Manager (Dublin, Ohio)

Ohio Beef Council – Director of Public Relations and Consumer Marketing

Staff responsibilities include the development and implementation of beef checkoff-funded programs in the areas of consumer advertising, retail, foodservice, nutrition and veal designed to increase consumer demand for beef and veal products. The position also includes some OCA program coordination. Cattle industry background is strongly preferred.

For a complete position description, contact the Ohio Beef Council at 614-873-6736 or email at  To apply, mail a cover letter and resume to Elizabeth Harsh, Executive Director, Ohio Beef Council, 10600 U.S. Highway 42, Marysville, Ohio 43040.

Extension and Teaching Jobs
Ohio Ag Ed Openings
Purdue Extension – Extension Educator (West Lafeyette, Indiana

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

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