Monday, March 26, 2018
In the News:
FABE Students Dedicate Capstone Project to Save Campus Wetland
Annual BioBased Systems Workshop Focuses on Commercialization
Upcoming Events:
CSM Information Session with Whiting-Turner
TONIGHT: Monday, March 26, 7:15 - 8:15 p.m., 103 Ag Engineering
Join us to eat some pizza and learn about potential opportunities from one of the largest construction management firms in the nation... right here in Columbus!
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
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:
Employment Opportunities:
FABE Undergraduate Research Assistant Openings
Dr. Lingying Zhao, a professor in the Department of Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering, is looking to hire one or two undergraduate students in FABE to help her Air Quality & Bioenvironmental Engineering Group with two research projects.  Learn more...
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.
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:
Your Design Could be the Wallpaper for 10,000+ iPad Pro Devices
Digital Flagship is excited to announce an  opportunity for students with art and design interests to have their work featured on the home screens of the largest 1:1 technology implementation in higher education. The winner will not only have their work pre-loaded on all 10,000+ devices distributed in the 2018/2019 academic year, but will also receive an iPad Pro, Smart Keyboard, Apple Pencil and protective case. A second-place finalist will also receive an iPad Pro package and have their design available for download. All undergraduate students are encouraged to submit their designs.  Learn more and apply before April 1 .
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...
Have an event or announcement to share with FABE students, faculty, and staff? Submit your event or announcement name, date, location, and a brief description to fabe@osu.edu . Submissions must be received by noon the Thursday before the newsletter goes out.