ACEL Weekly Update – October 11, 2017 (Lots of jobs!)

Upcoming Events
October 17 – CFAES Career Expo, 2-6pm, Fawcett Center
October 18 – Agricultural Communicators of Tomorrow meeting, 6pm, Ag Admin 205
October 31 – Agricultural Education Society Meeting, 7pm, Ag Admin Auditorium
November 1 – Agricultural Communicators of Tomorrow meeting, 6pm, Ag Admin 205
November 14 – Agricultural Education Society Meeting, 7pm, Ag Admin Auditorium
November 15 – Agricultural Communicators of Tomorrow meeting, 6pm, Ag Admin 205
November 28 – Agricultural Education Society Meeting, 7pm, Ag Admin Auditorium
December 6 – Agricultural Communicators of Tomorrow meeting, 6pm, Ag Admin 205

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On our Blog

ACEL In the News

Stephen Heppe, alum ’05, ’07, From 4-Her to 4-H leaderFarm and Dairy
ACEL Students, Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation awards scholarships to studentsFarm and Dairy
Pam Bennett, alum ’00, Kudos to Master Gardeners and a local recycling imitativeAkron Star Beacon
Dee Jepsen, alum ’97, Preventing combine fires, Farm and Dairy
Alexis Howell, agriscience education student, End is near for University City CenterThe Lantern

Student Focus Groups for Recruitment
University Marketing is currently looking for students to participate in focus groups to discuss their experiences at and thoughts about Ohio State. Examples of questions they may ask include “What made you decided to attend Ohio State? What does it mean to be a student at Ohio State? What would you tell your younger family members or friends about Ohio State if they said they were interested in attending Ohio State?”
There will be two sessions available later this month, but you would need to sign up for just one. Participating students will receive a Starbucks gift card at the end of the focus group. Below you’ll find the details. To reserve a spot, fill out the following survey:
What: University Marketing focus groups
When: Tuesday, October 24 or Wednesday, October 25; 5:15-7 pm on both evenings
Where: Ohio Union, room to be confirmed
Misc: Casual dress, pizza and drinks to be provided

ACEL Centennial Shirts
Agricultural Education Society is selling t-shirts and sweatshirts to celebrate the ACEL Centennial. Shirts are heather red with the white centennial logo on the front. T-shirts ($15)  can be purchased at any Agricultural Education Society Meeting or in 208 Agricultural Administration.

ACEL Centennial Sweatshirts
SWEATSHIRTS ARE IN! If you placed an order with Agricultural Education Society to order an ACEL Centennial sweatshirt, you can pick it up in 208 next week!


NCGA, BASF Accepting Applications for 2018 Ag Scholarships
The National Corn Growers Association is again offering its William C. Berg Academic Excellence in Agriculture Scholarship thanks to the sponsorship of BASF Corporation. Five $1,000 scholarships are available to college students (sophomores, juniors, seniors, graduate students and Ph.D. candidates) who are pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in an agricultural, agribusiness or an ag-vocation field.
The five scholarship winners will be announced at NCGA’s annual trade show and convention, Commodity Classic, which will be held on February 27 – March 1, 2018 in Anaheim, California. Applicants or a parent/guardian must be a member of NCGA. Funds are for the 2018-2019 school year.  Past scholarship winners, employees and the families of employees of any division of BASF or their subsidiaries or NCGA are not eligible for the scholarship. Students may apply for membership at must be postmarked on or before December 1, 2017. The application is available at:

Education Abroad
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Internship and Job Opportunities
Internship Openings

Certified Angus Beef – communication intern
Charlotte Bridge Home – Community Outreach and Communications Intern
Crain’s Cleveland Business – Events & Marketing Intern
Farm Bureau Financial Services – Young Farmer & Leadership Intern
Farm Credit Mid-American – Intern-Government and Legislative Affairs
Fishpeople Seafood – Intern – Content Creation Internship
Kisling, Nestico & Redick – Communications and Marketing Intern
Smithsonian – Internships
University of Kentucky – Cooperative Extension Intern
United Producers – Communication Intern (Talk with UPI at the CFAES Career Expo next week!)

Full-Time Job Openings
AGCO – Manager, Public Relations Job
Alabama Cattlemen’s – Director of Education and Outreach Position
American Chemical Society – Development Editor
American Seed Trade Association – Marketing & Communications Manager
Arabian Horse Association – Marketing Coordinator
BASF Corporation – Communications Manager – Issues and Brand Management
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation – Program Assistant, Gender Equality
Boeing – Communications and Branding Specialist
Boehringer Ingelheim – Marketing Manager – Equine
Community Partnerships of the Ozarks – Farm to School Program Coordinator
Country Financial – Senior Communications Specialist
Cornell University – Agriculture Program Coordinator
CPS Recruitment – Assistant Manager of Marketing and Communications
Delaware County Juvenile Court – CASA Volunteer Coordinator
Equine Advocates – Social Media / Communications Manager
Facebook – Journalism Partnership Manager
Fairfield County Heritage Association – Executive Director
Firestone Building Products – Brand Manager
Full Circle Farm Sanctuary – Animal Care Coordinator
Georgia Farm Bureau – Public Policy-Agricultural Programs Specialist
Godman Guild Association – Adult and Community Education Director
Hunter Museum of Art – Special Events Coordinator
Iowa Poultry Association – Director of Industry Affairs
Joni and Friends – Communications Coordinator
Kauai Humane Society – Full-Time Volunteer Engagement Manager
Kansas Corn Growers Association – Kansas Corn Collegiate Coordinator
Kentucky Cattlemen’s – Graphic Designer
Michigan State Extension, Gratiot County – Swine Production Educator
MidAtlantic Farm Credit – Director of Communications & Creative Services
MidOhio Foodbank – Food Assistance Outreach Coordinator
Mississippi State University, Ag Communications – Broadcast TV Producer
New Mexico State University – Extension Agricultural Agent
New Horizons Ranch & Center – Child Development Specialist
Ocean Spray Cranberries, Inc. – Assistant Global Brand Communications Manager
Ohio Health – Director Philanthropy Operations – 955515
Ohio State, Biomedical Engineering – Communication Assistant (on HireABuckeye/FutureLInk)
Pancriatic Cancer Action Network – Community Event Manager
Penn State University – Extension Educator (Assistant Extension Educator)
Peoples’ Self Help Housing Coordinator – Marketing and Volunteer Coordinator
Pinedale Roundup – Newspaper Editor In Wyoming Mountain Town
Preble County Habitat for Humanity – Executive Director
Project Chimps – Media & Outreach Coordinator
Purdue University – Communications Manager
Purdue University – Extension Educator, Ag & Natural Resources/Community Development
Stark Parks – Education Manager
Texas Corn Producers – Communications Coordinator
Toklat – Social Media / Graphics and Marketing Assistant
Turning Point Rape Crisis Center – Volunteer Coordinator
US Customs and Border Protection – Writer Editor
University of Alabama, Birmingham – PROGRAM COORDINATOR II
University of Florida – Agricultural Communication faculty member
University of Illinois – Agricultural Communication Professor
University of Kentucky, Agriculture – Production/Marketing Coordinator
University of Maryland Eastern Shore – Assistant or Associate Professor: Agricultural Education and Communication
University of Texas – Student Program Coordinator
Washington State University – Extension Coordinator

Extension and Teaching Jobs

Ohio Ag Ed Openings

North Carolina Ag Ed Openings
Texas Ag Ed Openings
New Mexico Ag Ed Openings
Colorado Ag Ed Openings
Arkansas Ag Ed Openings
Pennsylvania Ag Ed Openings
Michigan Ag Ed Openings
Indiana Ag Ed Openings
Tennessee Ag Ed Openings

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

Volunteer Opportunities
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