April 30 – Ohio FFA CDE
April 30 – Agriscience Education Early Field Experience Deadline
May 5 and 6 – Ohio FFA Convention, Ohio Expo Center
May 6 – Graduating Senior Luncheon, 4-H Center
May 8 – ACEL Graduation Breakfast, 8-10am, Animal Sciences Arena
May 8 – OSU Spring Semester Commencement, 12pm, Ohio Stadium
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ACEL Alumni Breakfast for Graduates
ACEL Graduation Breakfast
On Sunday, May 8, 2016, graduating students and their families are invited to attend a breakfast hosted by ACEL Alumni. Breakfast will be served from 8-10am, so join at a time convenient for you and your guests. RSVP by emailing the number in your party to email@example.com.CFAES Cultural Exploration April 30
Join CFAES faculty, staff, and students for a cultural exploration on April 30. We will travel to the National Underground Railroad Museum and Freedom Center followed by an afternoon at Jungle Jim’s International Market.
There is no cost but you must register here and provide a $5.00 seat deposit. For those on Columbus Campus you can drop it off to the front desk in room 100 of the Agricultural Administration Building. For Wooster Campus you can drop it off in room 128 Skou Hall. We are providing transportation from Wooster to Columbus to the Freedom Center and Jungle Jim’s.
This once in a lifetime opportunity will give freshmen a first-hand experience with Nicaraguan culture, the global economy and environmental issues. Students will stay in hotels and with a Nicaraguan family for one night to explor cultural differences on a famililar, day-in-the-life level. Planned tours include food production, cultural and natural sites and animal health facilities in Nicaragua. Presentations will range from economics to the cultural significance of the environment. Learn more information about the program from the 2015 blog: fyenicaragua.wordpress.com.
Ohio Pork Council Scholarship Deadline Quickly Approaching
COLUMBUS, OH – There are numerous scholarship opportunities available to college students interested in the pork industry. Students are reminded that applications for OPPC, OPCW and Dick Isler scholarships are due April 29.
The Ohio Pork Council is currently offering scholarships, ranging from $500 to $1000 per individual. Students entering their freshman, sophomore, junior or senior year in college are encouraged to apply. Applicants, or their parents, must be actively involved in the pork industry. Children of pork industry employees, managers and contract growers are eligible.In honor of 42 years of service to Ohio’s pork industry, as executive vice president of the Ohio Pork Council, a scholarship fund recognizes Dick Isler and provides an annual scholarship of at $1,000 to college students pursuing a degree in agriculture.
The Ohio Pork Council Women will also be offering $500 scholarships to college students in their junior year or higher. To obtain an application for these scholarships, please visit: OhioPork.org. Applications for OPPC, OPCW and Dick Isler scholarships are due April 29.
Internship and Job Opportunities
Land O’Lakes – IMC Marketing Intern (Arden Hills, Minnesota)
Ogle Bay Good Zoo – Volunteer Services (Wheeling, WV)
Rainforest Alliance – Marketing Intern (New York, NY)
State of Ohio, TourismOhio – Public Relations Intern (Columbus, Ohio)
Ohio 4-H – Educational Assistants
Ohio 4-H Youth Development, is looking for 4-H Educational Assistants to work at the Ohio State Fair from July 15 through August7, 2016.
Assistants will: 1. Provide assistance in cleaning and painting of the 4-H area in the Youth Discovery Center prior to the fair’s opening. 2. Provide assistance to 4-H Assistant Superintendents in helping with set-up and conducting their respective 4-H educational activities/events. 3. Assist with daily event/activity registration. 4. Provide information on the Ohio 4-H Youth Development Program to fair visitors. 5. Assist with awards ceremonies as needed.
Work schedules are flexible and the position requires a commitment of 35 hours/week. Interested students currently enrolled in college should send a resume to Allen Auck, firstname.lastname@example.org. Requires successful completion of a background checks.
Urban Farms of Central Ohio – Summer Vista Associations
Urban Farms of Central Ohio will be hosting two Summer VISTA Associates in 2016 to assist with farm operations, produce distribution and our summer youth program. Learn more and apply at: https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?id=66730&fromSearch=true
Please pass along to anyone who may be interested or to relevant parties. Recruitment ends for these positions on May 9, so don’t delay!
Summer Job in CFAES Dean’s Office
We are looking for one student worker for the summer semester (May through August – until Fall semester begins) to manage the front desk and reception area of the Dean’s suite. Flexible hours between M-F 8:00 am – 4:30 pm. Great opportunity for students to get to know the leadership of our college and work closely with them.
- Running the reception desk of 140 Ag Admin – greeting visitors, answering questions, manning the suites main phone, etc.
- Managing the suite’s conference rooms – 140N and 140G
- Administrative support – various items such as scheduling, eRequests, filing, formatting letters, etc. (opportunity to learn and become approved to use OSU systems)
Contact Emily Storey at email@example.com if interested.
Full-Time Job Openings
American Farm Bureau – Senior Graphic Designer (Washington DC)
Dupont – Marketing Communications Manager (Johnston, Iowa)
Evoke Health – Associate Strategist (New York, NY)
Humane Society of North Texas – Director of Development and Communications(Fort Worth, Texas)
Museum of Science – Graphic Designer (Boston, Massachusetts)
National Cattlemen’s Beef Association – Manager, Meetings and Events (Centennial, Colorado)
National FFA – Education Specialist, Leadership (Indianapolis, Indiana)
National Parks Conservation Association – Director, Corporate Partnerships and Cause Marketing (Washington DC)
NC Aquarium at Fort Fisher – Education Specialist (Kure Beach, NC)
Sandman County Farm Bureau – Assistant Manager/Communication Specialist(Springfield, Illinois)
State of Montana, Agriculture – Communications Officer
State of Ohio, Supreme Court – Education Program Manager (Columbus, Ohio)
State of Virginia, Agriculture – Public Relations Specialist (Richmond, Virginia)
Ohio State, FCOB – Marketing Copywriter (Columbus, Ohio)
Ohio State, Statistics – Graduate Program Coordinator (Columbus, Ohio)
Ohio State, OIA – Program Coordinator (Columbus, Ohio)
Ohio State, ODEE – Communication Specialist (Columbus, Ohio)
Pet Paradise – Communication Associate (Riviera Beach, Florida)
University of Nebraska – Program Coordinator for Student Orgs
Warren Soil and Water – Education and Outreach Specialist (Lebanon, Ohio)
Washington State University, Crops & Soils – Web Content/Event Coordinator(Pullman, Washington)
The Ohio Beef Council & the Ohio Cattlemen’s Association are accepting applications for the Director of Communications and Ohio Cattleman Managing Editor position. The full-time position is responsible for all OCA internal and external communications. Internal communications consists of production of the Ohio Cattleman magazine, member e-newsletters and graphic design work for association programs. External communications includes distribution of press releases, regular updating of association websites, and management of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube accounts. Additional communications functions also required for the Ohio Beef Council on a limited basis. Position requires excellent writing skills and publication layout and design skills including proficiency with Adobe InDesign and Adobe Photoshop. Cattle industry background is preferred. For a complete position description, contact the Ohio Beef Council at 614-873-6736 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org. To apply, mail a cover letter and resume to Elizabeth Harsh, Executive Director, Ohio Beef Council, 10600 U.S. Highway 42, Marysville, Ohio 43040.
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