Translational Plant Sciences Graduate Program

The Translational Plant Sciences Graduate Program (TPS) at The Ohio State University is designed for highly motivated students with the drive and passion necessary to do high-impact meaningful research. This program is supported by a powerful, interdisciplinary group of advisory faculty working together to produce the next generation of global leaders in sustainable agricultural biotechnology.

This novel program seeks exceptional students from a variety of disciplines including chemistry, engineering, entomology, ecology, evolution, molecular genetics, microbiology, crop sciences, plant pathology, and bioinformatics.

TPS offers full support for up to five years – full remission of tuition and fees, a competitive stipend, and support for research expenses. Other key aspects of the program include interdisciplinary faculty, a compact and personalized course load, a rigorous focus on research throughout the program, practical experience in each student’s field of interest through a three month+ internship, and opportunities for global collaboration.

Students can learn more on the program’s informational flier and website.

TPS has one application cycle per year. The application is currently open, with a deadline of December 1, 2018.

REMINDER: FAST Fellowship Application Deadline is Approaching!

If you are looking for a an exciting opportunity during undergrad or post-grad, the FAST Fellowship may be just right for you! The Florida Agricultural Science and Technology (FAST) Fellowship Program is a paid, two-year program in a state-of-the art laboratory located in Tallahassee, Florida. The deadline to apply is March 31, 2018. Don’t wait, apply today!

For more information about the program, check out the original blog post.

Chemistry in the Ohio Department of Agriculture

The Ohio Department of Agriculture 

Have you decided what you want to do with your chemistry or biochemistry degree after college? 

With so many options before you, keep in mind the expansive area of study in agriculture.  The Ohio Department of Agriculture has great opportunities, already within Ohio for you to check out.ODA_University2013

The Internship program is titled ODA (Ohio Department of Agriculture) University. It is both an internship and a small scholarship to their college. The application deadline for this year has passed, but you can to apply for the internship 2017.  There are more details to follow on the 2017 internships.  This is an excellent chance to learn more and get real life experience.

There are many connections in Ohio to work with chemistry in Agriculture, and this internship will give you a taste of that.  Consider applying for the 2017 internship, and putting your knowledge to use next summer.  Below are links to more details.

2016 Internship Details

2016 Internship PDF

Cargill Visit to Ohio State

The deadline to apply for an interview spot is February 16.

Cargill, a company that provides food, agriculture, financial, and industrial products and services, will be visiting Ohio State on February 24. 

Recruiters from the Quality team will be in room 118 of the Parker Food Science Building from 5:00-6:00 p.m. The informational session will cover the different opportunities Cargill can provide in the science field.


IMPORTANT: To be considered for an interview, click here and apply online before the session.