ACEL Weekly Update – August 17, 2016

Upcoming Events

August 21 – Student Involvement Fair, The Oval, 4pm
August 22 – CFAES Pre-Convocation, 7:15am-10:15am
August 22 – Presidents Convocation, Schottenstien Center, 10:30am
August 22 – Buck-i-Frenzy, RPAC, 1pm
August 22 – WIPEOUT!, McCorkle Aquatic Pavilion, 7pm
August 23 – First day of Classes
August 30 – ACEL Ice Cream Social
September 1 – CFAES Back to School Bash
September 20-22 – Farm Science Review
September 28 – Ohio State ATI Career Expo
September 29 – CFAES Career Expo
October 1 – CFAES Alumni Fall Fest
October 13-14 – Ohio State Autumn Break
November 4 – CFAES Fall Scholarship Dinner
December 18 – Autumn Semester Graduation
February 16 – CFAES Career Expo
February 28 – CFAES Undergraduate Research Forum
March 4 – CFAES Alumni Awards Banquet
March 29 – Denman Undergraduate Research Forum
April 6 – CFAES Recognition Banquet
May 4-5 – Ohio FFA Convention


On our website
Nicol to complete Ohio agriscience education internship
Bell to complete Ohio agriscience education internship
Seventy ACEL students named to Dean’s List
Wickstrom receives AJCA Director’s Scholarship
Gwritz holds internship with Lynd Fruit Farm

On our Blog

Dear Leah….Football Saturdays?
Seventy ACEL students named to CFAES Dean’s List
Wickstrom receives AJCA Director’s Scholarship
Meet the Faculty: Jeff King

ACEL In the News
Rachel McClellan, agriscience education student, Xenia grad spends time in HondurasXenia Gazette
Brianna Gwirtz, agricultural communication student, Shelby grad interns at Lynd Fruit FarmMansfield News Journal
Demi Snider, agricultural communication student, Summer interns strengthen their careers and enrich programsKenton Times
Mandy Taylor, agricultural communication student, Growing on social media, Wooster Daily Record

Internship Sharing
Share with the Department where you are interning this summer. Our office will be sharing features throughout the summer on our website about what our students are doing! National Agriscience Preservice Teacher Program 
The National Agriscience Preservice Teacher Program (NAPTP) is committed to promoting inquiry-based teaching methods and the enhancement of science in agriculture to preservice teachers in agricultural education across the nation. This fall, preservice teachers can apply to attend an interactive, hands-on agriscience training program at the 2016 National FFA Convention in Indianapolis, IN. Selected participants will be challenged to develop inquiry-based lessons to use during their student teaching experience, as well as when they enter the teaching profession. Apply by September 16Click here for more information.

AFA Leaders Conference 2016
Do you feel that you are a leader or possess exceptional leadership skills? Are you searching to strengthen your soft skills and industry knowledge or network? AFA Leaders Conference is a high intensity and highly passionate atmosphere over a four day conference for collegiate leaders in the agricultural industry across the country. AFA Leaders Conference is held in Kansas City, MO from November 3-6th. Online applications are due September 9th and can be found at
Please contact Audrey Hoey.18 with any questions or concerns!

National Teach Ag Day Collegiate Commercial Contest
One of the first things someone needs in order to teach agriculture is a degree in agricultural education. The National Teach Ag Day Collegiate Commercial Contest provides college students the opportunity to promote their respective college or university and agricultural education program through a 20-30 second commercial. Click here for more information. (If you are interested in doing this for Ohio State, please let Emily know, as each university can only submit one video!)

Apply for a Buck-I-SERV Trip
Buck-I-SERV winter 2016 trip applications will be available August 7, 2016 at  Application due dates are:

  • September 4, 2016 – international trips and all trip leader positions
  • September 18, 2016 – domestic participants and trip advisors

Winter trips travel from December 17-23, 2016.  Please direct questions to  Buck-I-SERV is a weeklong, substance-free alternative break program centered on community service and civic engagement. Buck-I-SERV is a program planned through the Office of Student Life and supported in part by the Student Activity Fee.

Internship and Job Opportunities

Internship Openings
614 Magazine – Marketing Intern (Columbus, Ohio)
City of Dublin – Community Relations Intern (Dublin, Ohio)
Cleveland Magazine – Photography Internship (Cleveland, Ohio)
Cleveland Magazine – Editorial Internship (Cleveland, Ohio)
Columbus Urban League – Digital and Social Media Intern (Columbus, Ohio)
Great Lakes Publishing – Art Production Intern (Cleveland, Ohio)
Great Lakes Publishing – Editorial Internship (Columbus, Ohio)
National 4-H Council – Integrated Marketing Intern (Chevy Chase, Maryland)
Ohio Magazine – Photography Internship (Cleveland, Ohio)
Ohio Magazine – Editorial Internships (Cleveland, Ohio)
United Way of Cincinnati – Marketing/Outreach Intern (Cincinnati, Ohio)
Wilt – Public Relations Intern, Fall 2016 (Springfield, Ohio)
Wood County DOT – Public Information Intern

Full-Time Job Openings

614 Magazine – Creative Designers (Columbus, Ohio)
Archbold Equipment Company – Marketing Specialist (Archibald, Ohio)
Bayer – Communication Manager (Raleigh, North Carolina)
City Scene – Advertising Account Executive (Columbus, Ohio)
Godman Guild – Volunteer and Events Coordinator (Columbus, Ohio)
Kiwanis – Collegiate Programs Manager (Indianapolis, Indiana)
Kiwanis – Graphic Designer (Indianapolis, Indiana)
National 4-H Council – Youth Spokesperson Communications Specialist (Chevy Chase, Maryland)
Ohio Magazine – Art Director (Cleveland, Ohio)
Ohio State, Athletics – Professional Development FT Intern (Columbus, Ohio)
Ohio State, Student Life – Communication Specialist (Columbus, Ohio)
Ohio State, Student Advocacy Center – Program Coordinator (Columbus, Ohio)
Ohio State, South Centers – Program Specialist (Piketon, Ohio)
Ohio State, OhioLINK – Program Coordinator (Columbus, Ohio)
Shearer’s Snacks – Corporate/Marketing Manager (Ohio)
Southeast United Dairy Industry Association – Producer Communications Manager (Atlanta, Georgia)
State of Ohio, Development – Public Relations Coordinator (Columbus, Ohio)
The Maschhoffs – PR/Communication Specialist (Carlyle, Illinois)
Wexner Medical Center – Marketing Coordinator (Columbus, Ohio)

Extension and Teaching Jobs
Ohio Ag Ed Openings
Cape May County Technical Schools – Teacher of Agriscience and Horticulture(Cape May, New Jersey)
OSU Extension, Mahoning County – Extension Educator, 4-H
OSU Extension, Athens County – Extension Educator, 4-H
OSU Extension, Licking County – Extension Educator, ANR

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

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