Monday, April 2, 2018
Remember to RSVP for the 2018 FABE Student Scholarship and Awards Banquet! RSVPs must be submitted by this Wednesday, April 4th by 5:00 p.m.!
Upcoming Events:
ASABE Club Meeting
Tuesday, April 3, 5:45 - 7:00 p.m., 103 Ag Engineering
The next ASABE Club Meeting is April 3 at 5:45pm in AE 103 - followed by 6-7pm Ethics Presentation and then Roundtable event and pizza w/ Ohio Section ASABE members. Registration link for roundtable:  https://goo.gl/forms/UOAIIegzi32zGvw32
An Evening with Astronaut and Glenn Center Director Dr. Janet Kavandi
Wednesday, April 4, 6:00 p.m., Scott Lab E100
The Buckeye Space Launch Initiative (BLSI) is pleased to welcome Dr. Janet Kavandi, Director of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s John H. Glenn Research Center, to speak to Engineering students, faculty and staff next Wednesday, April 4 at 6:00pm in Scott Lab E100. Following her remarks, there will be a networking reception and light refreshment.

No RSVP is needed, but please feel free to reach out to BLSI Program Manager Nic Flesher ( flesher.28@osu.edu 330.388.6336 mobile) with questions.
CFAES Celebration of Students Week
Monday, April 9 - Saturday, April 14
Join us throughout the week of April 9th for a daily event to celebrate the students of CFAES. Click here to see the full information for each event!
CSM/ASM Women's Networking Group Upcoming Events
Final Event: April 14th
April 18th – Site Tour
The site tour will be at the College of Dentistry Building at Postle Hall, which is currently undergoing a $95 Million renovation and addition to the existing building. We will do networking at 5:30 PM and the presentation will start at 6:00 PM and go until 7:00 PM.
ASABE Club Paintball Trip
Saturday, April 21, 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., 103 Ag Engineering
We are going to Battlegrounds Paintball and want to invite other clubs and members to attend. Cost is $35 dollars and includes equipment rental and 500 paintballs. Contact Jenna Lee.721 or Nate Parsons.374 for details or questions. Register here by April 6:  https://goo.gl/forms/jmXitLzMfF91Zsko1 .
Jobs and Internships:
Internships and Co-Ops:
CSM Students: If you are planning to work an internship this summer, let Mac know where you are working so that he can potentially visit your internship this summer!
Employment Opportunities:
FABE Undergraduate Technical and Research Position
Undergraduate technical and research position available working with Dr. Larry Brown starting second half of spring semester and for the summer. Projects focus on drainage water management demonstration and applied research projects at Waterman Lab and several Northwest Ohio Counties. Specific project components include wood-chip bioreactors for nitrate and phosphate filters to treat agricultural drainage waters; setting up monitoring equipment, collecting water samples, etc. Possibilities for more than one student. Please contact Dr. Brown (Office is 214) at  brown.59@osu.edu  or 614-292-3826.
Fairfield SWCD Seeking Full-Time Engineering Technician
Engineering Technician  with the Fairfield Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) located in Lancaster, Ohio. This is a full-time position with a minimum of a 2-year associate’s degree and experience or 4-year degree in agricultural engineering, natural resources, or related field and is subject to a six-month probationary period and background check. A valid Ohio driver’s license and insurable under the District’s automobile policy are required. Salary commensurate with experience. Full-time benefits include enrollment in the Ohio Public Employee Retirement System, health insurance plan and paid vacation, holidays and sick leave. Hours would be 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.
A job application, position description and job posting can be found at  www.fairfieldswcd.org .  Candidates are asked to submit a completed  application , cover letter, resume and three references by  Friday, April 6, 2018 , by mail to Fairfield SWCD, 831 College Ave., Suite B, Lancaster, OH 43130 or by e-mail to  jobs@fairfieldswcd.org .  Equal Opportunity Employer.
Molly Caren Agricultural Center/Farm Science Review Student Employment Opportunities
The Farm Science Review is looking fill summer student positions and continuation of work into the Fall Semester.

Farm Position Description:
Operation of equipment including tractors, mowers and hand tools; Maintain grounds and field crops; Minor maintenance (preventative and repairing) of buildings and equipment; Assist with the set-up and tear down of Farm Science Review; Ability to work in team environment. 

Benefits:
  • Transportation provided from OSU Campus (FABE Building)
  • Hands-on activities preparing for OSU Farm Science Review
  • Flexible hours
  • Employment available all year
  • Opportunity to interact with agricultural companies and representatives
  • Scholarship opportunities

Qualifications: 
  • Good work ethic; Experience with agricultural equipment operation helpful; Ability to lift 50 pounds; Valid Ohio driver license required; Basic knowledge of Farm Science Review; Good communication skills

Pay rate:
  • $9.50/hour, potential raise after 40 hours and successful evaluation.

Contact Matthew Sullivan, Superintendent MCAC, sullivan.64@osu.edu
As always, keep checking the FABE website for the latest  internship  and  job postings ...
Scholarships:
Ohio EPA Scholarships
Applications Due April 15, 2018
These merit based, nonrenewable, scholarships will be given to undergraduate students admitted to Ohio state or private colleges and universities who can demonstrate their knowledge and commitment to careers in environmental sciences or environmental engineering.  Students must be entering the final year of the program. Scholarships may be used for tuition, fees, books, personal protection equipment, tools, instruments and field equipment but not housing.
Other Opportunities:
Battelle Mock Interview Event
T h u r sday, April 5 , 201 8 – 4:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Battelle invites diversity STEM undergraduate students from Ohio State University to polish their job interview skills. Minorities and women are underrepresented in STEM jobs. To help change that, we’re bringing back the Battelle Mock Interview Event again this spring.
Join us on April 5 to hear best practices for making a good impression. Then, put your skills to the test and practice interviewing with a Battelle employee or other professional.  Register Here
3rd Annual ASA DataFest
ASA DataFest @ OSU is a collaborative, 26-hour long competition in which students compete in teams of 2-5 to draw insights from a dataset provided by the American Statistical Association. Students from all majors and ranks are welcome to participate. All participating team members must be currently enrolled undergraduate students at Ohio State. Event is April 7-8, 2018, with a recruitment reception on Friday, April 6. Learn more...
Apply for the President's Prize!
If you could change one thing in this world, what would it be? The President’s Prize is the highest recognition Ohio State bestows on undergraduate students committed to social change, providing two graduating seniors the crucial connections and financial support they need to advance innovative ideas for change in their first year after graduation. Round one applications are open now and due by Friday (7/13). In-person and online information sessions will be held in April, May and June.
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