ACEL Weekly Update – April 15, 2016

Upcoming Events

April 16 – OSU Spring Football Game
April 20 – ACT Meeting, 5:30pm, 205 Ag Admin
April 22 – CFAES AgLympics, 5pm, Plumb Hall Lawn
May 6 – Graduating Senior Luncheon, 4-H Center
May 8 – ACEL Graduation Breakfast, 8-10am, Animal Sciences Arena


On our website

Seven ACEL students selected for AZP
Five seniors recognized by CFAES at banquet

On our Blog

Industry in the News – April 15, 2016
Faulkner named outstanding senior in CFAES
ACEL Banquet – In Photos
Bonham selected as outstanding senior in CFAES
Snider selected as outstanding senior in CFAES
Rieke Schanowski honored as CFAES Outstanding Senior
Alexander selected as outstanding senior in CFAES

Agricultural Communication Critique & Contest – Deadline soon!
Agricultural Communicators of Tomorrow members are invited to submit work to the NACT Critique and Contest. Divisions include writing, publication, electronic media, photography, design and layout, and public relations, with multiple categories in each division. Complete rules listed here and entry form here.

CFAES Ag-Lympics
Student Council is hosting its annual Ag-Lympics on Friday, April 22! Join us for an evening of fun, food, and games. Registration starts at 4 pm outside Plumb Hall. Activities include Yard Jenga, Milk Cup, Corn Hole Tournament, an Advisor Pie-eating Contest, and much more! Represent your club and compete to win the Ag-Lympics trophy! FREE FOOD!

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

Study Abroad
Winter Break 2016 Study Abroad Programs (applications are due April 15, 2016)


List of agriculture industry scholarships
Ottawa County Stone Laboratory Scholarship 

Internship and Job Opportunities

Internship Openings
Audubon – Education Intern (Greenwich, Connecticut)
Licking Parks District – Internship
Minnesota Zoo Foundation – Development Intern (Apple Valley, Minnesota)
National Pork Producers Council – Fall Communication Internship (Washington DC)
OEFFA – Public Policy Internship
Ohio State, Athletics – Video Intern (Columbus, Ohio)

Ohio 4-H Office Assistant 
Ohio 4-H Youth Development, is looking for a summer student assistant to work in the State 4-H Office from May through August, 2016.

Student position is to assist full time staff with filing, answering phones, light data entry, responsible for various projects including pamphlets, mass mailings, and other duties as assigned. Must be able to perform independently, have good public relations skills and average experience working with Microsoft Office products.  Work schedules are flexible and the position requires a commitment of 25 – 35 hours/week. Interested students currently enrolled in college should send a resume to Lisa Jinks,  Requires successful completion of a background checks.

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,  Requires successful completion of a background checks.

Full-Time Job Openings

Alzheimer’s Association – Volunteer Coordinator (Hudson, Ohio)
American Farm Bureau – Graphic Designer (Washington DC)
Boca Helping Hands – Volunteer Program Manager (Boca Raton, Florida)
Certified Angus Beef – Corporate Copy Writer (Wooster, Ohio)
Chicago Botanical Garden – Adult Education Assistant (Chicago, Illinois)
Cooper Farms – Communications Copywriter (Van Wert, Ohio)
Farm Sanctuary – Volunteer Program Coordinator (Orland, California)
The Energy Cooperative – Marketing Coordinator (Newark, Ohio)
Horse & Rider – Assistant Editor 
Juicero – Head of Public Relations (San Francisco, California)
Ohio Nursery and Landscape Association – Education Manager (Columbus, Ohio)
Pro Football Hall of Fame – Digital Marketing and Social Media Coordinator (Canton, Ohio)
Rocky Mountain Bottle Company – Communications Specialist (Golden, Colorado)
Salvation Army – Volunteer and Events Coordinator (Columbus, Ohio)
Southeast United Dairy Industry Association – Producer Communications Manager(Atlanta, Georgia)
YMCA of the USA – Marketing and Communications Coordinator (Dayton, Ohio)

Extension and Teaching Jobs
Ohio Ag Ed Openings

Jobs to check out on Hire-A-Buckeye 
(must be logged in to Hire-A-Buckeye to see these job listings)
Agricultural Communication, Education, and Leadership

Volunteer Opportunities

Pay It Forward – Service Trip to Ohioana Book Festival
Pay It Froward – Service Trip to Stoddart Avenue Community Garden

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