ACEL Weekly Update – October 18, 2017

Upcoming Events
October 18 – Agricultural Communicators of Tomorrow meeting, 5:30pm, 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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ACEL In the News

Roger Rennekamp, alum ’87, Two-day conference to focus on advancing health and wellnessOhio State News
Mark Landefeld, ’01, When is the best time to sell cull cows?Beef Magazine
Bob Buxton, alum, ’71, ’91, Ozarck Fall armfest brings record crowdsFarm Talk Newspaper
Scott Sharp, alum ’92, Joy Sharp, ’92, ’96, Newborn calf makes Fairfield County Fair debutLancaster Eagle-Gazette
Taylor Lutz, Cody Myers, Gage Smith, agriscience education students, ATI students make OSU Homecoming court floral arrangementsWooster Daily Record
Department of Agricultural Communication, Education, and LeadershipSmith-Hughes Act celebrates centennial, Farm and Dairy

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!

ACEL looking for students to guest post on social media
We are looking for students who would like to “takeover” our snapchat (ACELatOhioState) or Instagram (@ACELatOSU) accounts for a day. Students can share a typical day on campus, as well as guest posters for special events and topics. If you are interested in being a guest poster and sharing Ohio State with our followers, please sign up at this website.

Become an ACEL student blogger
We are looking for students to guest post on our blog ( Blog topics can include an overview of your internship, a summary of your favorite class, a student abroad or student organization trip recap, tips for incoming students, a feature on decorating your residence hall room, and so much more! You can blog just once, or write a series to be shared over time! If you are interested, please emailEmily Wickham to discus details!

National FFA Convention Letter of Intent Signing
Do you know someone planning to become an agricultural educator?
The Letter of Intent Signing event is an opportunity for students at the National FFA Convention and Expo to declare their future as an agriculture teacher! The signing event is open to high school seniors planning to major in agricultural education and teach agriculture as a career, or current college students transferring to study agricultural education.Follow this link for more information and to sign up today!  Please direct any questions to Elisa Russ, the National Teach Ag Campaign Intern, at the CASE Booth at National FFA Convention!
CASE will be located at booth #4727 in Teacher’s World. Visit the CASE booth to learn about current and upcoming CASE courses, CASE Online, Lead Teacher opportunities for 2018, and much more. CASE will also have the most up-to-date listing of 2018 CASE Institute dates and locations posted at the booth.

CASE certified teachers who visit the booth will receive a CASE window cling and 2018 CASE Institute pocket schedule, while supplies last! The CASE VIP Lounge will have seating reserved for CASE certified teachers to catch up with colleagues or rest their feet. Be sure to connect with CASE affiliate institutions, sponsors, and partners who will be recognized across the FFA Expo with special banners.

Military Virtual Career Fair –
Event to connect agricultural employers and job seekers that is open to all Veterans, Active-Duty Military, and Military Spouses on November 9, 2017 is hosting a virtual career fair exclusively for military veterans and professionals seeking employment in agriculture. This is a unique opportunity to take your job search to the next level by connecting one-on-one with employers in real time! Learn more and register now here.

Save the Date: Global Food Security Symposium 2018
Mark your calendars for the 2018 Global Food Security Symposium March 21 and 22, 2018 in Washington, DC! In the meantime, we’re working on a major report exploring how to engage youth in low income countries and rural areas to spur creativity and productivity that leads to prosperity.Do you know of a student who is interested in shaping new ideas for food security and agricultural development? 
Encourage them to apply now to join the 2018 Next Generation Student Delegation! Selected students’ travel to and accommodations in Washington DC are covered, and they enjoy the opportunity to engage in symposium discussions and interact with global leaders working on agriculture, food, and nutrition issues. Learn more about last year’s Next Generation Student Delegation. Applications are due on or before Sunday November, 5. Questions about the application process? Please contact


Check back next week!

Education Abroad
Australia: Sustaining Human Societies and the Environment – ENR (May 7 – June 1, 2018)
Application Deadline: January 15, 2018
Information Sessions: Thursday, October 26, 2017, 4:30-5:30 pm, Hitchcock Hall 250; Wednesday, November 15, 2017, 5:30 – 6:30 pm, Kottman Hall 102

China: Ag. Energy and Environment and Sustainable Buildings: China-US Collaborations – FABE (June 8 – July 1, 2018)
Application Deadline: January 3rd, 2018

Czech Republic: Sustainability and Agricultural Policy in the EU – AEDE, FAES (May11 – June 9, 2018)
Application Deadline: February 1, 2018

England: Evolution in Darwin’s World and Ours – Entomology (May 2-14, 2018)
Application Deadline: November 1, 2017

Ghana: Arts and Community Development (Ohio State ATI) – FAES (May 3 – June 3, 2018)
Application Deadline: November 1, 2017

India: Sustainable Food Production in an Emerging Economy – FABE – (May – June, 2018)
Application Deadline: January 3rd, 2018

New Zealand: Sustaining Human Societies and the Environment – ENR (May 7 – June 1, 2018)
Application Deadline: January 15, 2018
Information Sessions: Wednesday, October 25, 2017, 5:30 – 6:30 pm, Kottman Hall 102; Monday, November 13, 2017, 5:00 – 6:00 pm, MacQuigg Lab 162

South Africa: Exotic Animal Behavior and Welfare – Animal Sciences (Two Sections: May 5 – 22, and May 26 – June 12, 2018)
Application Deadline: November 1, 2017

Tanzania: Sustainable and Resilient Tanzanian Community – ENR (May 9 – 31, 2018)
Application Deadline: November 1, 2017
Information Sessions: Monday, October 16, 2017, 5:00 – 6:00 pm, Mendenhall Lab 129

Internship and Job Opportunities
Internship Openings

AgriBeef Co. – Marketing Intern/E-Commerce
Bader Rutter – Agriculture Marketing Communications Summer ’18 Internship
Bader Rutter – Ag PR/Social Media Summer Internship
CHS Inc. – Intern: Marketing Communications (Summer)
DuPont – 2018 Management Leadership Development Program Internship
Farm Credit Mid-America – Intern-Government and Legislative Affairs
Filament Marketing – Marketing Communications Intern (Summer 2018)
FLM – Communications Intern
Food for the Hungry – Public Policy Intern
Lallemand Animal Nutrition – Marketing and Communication Internship
National Farm to school Network – Conference Intern
National Farm to school Network – Development Intern
Nebraska Corn Board – Communication Internship
Osborn & Barr Communications – 2018 Summer Internship
The Wonderful Company LLC – Marketing and Communications Intern
Tomahawk Power – Marketing Intern
The Climate Corporation – Intern: Agricultural Meteorologist
The Mosaic Company – Public Affairs Co-Op/Intern
United Producers, Inc. – Communication Internship (Updated info,  time frame)
University of Mississippi – Social Media Intern
Women for Women – Program Intern
Women for Women – Fundraising Events Intern
Women on Work – Marketing Intern

Apply for the 2018 Teach Ag Intern Position!
The intern position will start in May 2018 and the end date will depend on performance, but may last until April 2019. The intern will be stationed out of the NAAE office, located on the University of Kentucky campus, in Lexington, KY for eight weeks during the summer. The remainder of the internship will completed remotely. Applications are due by Sunday, January 7th, 2018. Click here for more information and to apply.

Full-Time Job Openings
American Crafts – Graphic Designer
Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute – International Marketing Coordinator
BASF Corporation – Communications Analyst
Case Western Reserve University – Marketing & Communications Coordinator
City of Austin, Texas – Conservation Program Coordinator
Cornell University – Temporary Videographer / Video Editor
Cornell University – Energy Educator
Cracked Pots – Communications Coordinator
Delta Gamma Fraternity – Assistant Director of Events and Operations
Earth Mama – Graphic Designer, Social Media Lead
Farm Bureau Financial Services – Young Farmer & Leadership Intern
Farm Bureau Insurance – Corporate Communications Coordinator
Forbes Media – Summer 2018 Editorial Internship Program
Franklin County Farm Bureau – Marketing & Media Associate
Girl Scouts of Ohio’s Heartland – Senior Manager, Graphic Design
Godman Guild – Adult and Community Education Director
Greater Twin Cities United Way – Area Programs Coordinator
Greenacres Foundation – Agriculture Education Director
Habitat for Humanity MidOhio –ReStore Volunteer Coordinator
Harry R. Hughes Center for Agro-Ecology, Inc. – Communications Coordinator
High Quality Organics – Social Media Marketing Coordinator
Hispanic Scholarship Fund – Manger, Marketing and Communications
Idaho Wheat Commission – Communications and Grower Education Manager
Marco Services – Marketing Communications Coordinator
Mansfield Area YMCA – Program Intern (Winter)
Milwaukee Art Museum – Graphic Designer
National Association of State Foresters – Communications Director
National FFA Organization – State Officer Leadership Programs Facilitators
National FFA Organization – 2018 Washington Leadership Conference Facilitators
National FFA Organization – 2018 Washington Leadership Conference Director
North Carolina State Extension – Extension Agent, Agriculture
North Carolina, Natural and Cultural Resources – Director of Public Affairs
Ohio State, Mansfield – Admissions Counselor
Ohio State, EHE – Coordinator, Development Events
Ohio Suicide Prevention Foundation –Grant Project Coordinator
Queen City Harley-Davidson –Marketing and Events Coordinator
Rhodes State College – Director of Marketing and College Relations
Ruffle Butts – Social Media Rockstar
Southern Environmental Law Center – Writer, Development and Marketing
Teacher Retirement of Texas – Director of Communications
Texas A&M – Assistant or Association Professor
University of California, Davis – COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT COORDINATOR
University of Maryland, Agro-Ecology Center – Communications Coordinator
University of Stanford – Communications Manager, Natural Capital Project
University of Wisconsin- Platteville – Social Media Manager
Virginia Farm Bureau – Commodities Support Specialist
Washington FFA Foundation – Executive Director
Washington Office for Latin America – Communications Assistant

NAAE Communications/Marketing Coordinator Position Available 
We are looking for qualified applicants for the position of Communications/Marketing Coordinator. For more information and to apply, please follow this link.

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Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Opportunity with National Farm to Cafeteria Conference
We are searching for an OSU student who has a passion for healthy local foods being served in cafeterias across the nation. OSU Extension Ohio Farm to School is seeking a student willing to volunteer and serve on the local planning committee for the National Farm to Cafeteria Conference to be held April 25-27 in Cincinnati, OH. Your talents will be used and it’s a great way to build your resume and network in local foods. For your service to the committee you will reserve free conference registration. Contact Amy Fovargue at 740-398-8397 or

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