SENR Undergraduate and Career Newsletter
March 18th, 2019
Welcome back from Spring Break!

At the end of each of these newsletters, you will now find a list of internships, job opportunities, and resources to help you get set up on Handshake. 

Want to submit an item for the newsletter?  You can do that here.
Coursework and Important Dates
Summer Courses to Consider
Consider taking a course this summer to make progress towards your degree. Select from several ENR and related courses:
  • ENR 2100 Introduction to Environmental Science
  • ENR 2300 Society and Natural Resources
  • ENR 3000 Soil Science
  • ENR 3001 Soil Science Lab
  • ENR 3300 Introduction to Forestry, Fisheries & Wildlife
  • RURLSOC 1500 Introduction to Rural Sociology
  • GEOG 5210 Fundamentals of GIS
  • AEDE 4310 Environmental & Natural Resources Economics
  • AEDE 4597.01 Food, Population & the Environment
Drop Deadlines 
Friday, March 22
  • Last day to drop a course
  • Will receive 'W' (Withdrawn) on record 
  • Must complete Change Ticket form from 210 Kottman front desk and have a student services staff member perform the drop For more information on how to drop a course and the potential consequences, click HERE.
SENR Website Quick Links
Degree Planning Tools
Handshake (Job Board)
SENR Event Calendar
Career Development
Undergraduate Forms
Career Development

SENR Career Services Office Hours Spring '19

Note: On Friday, March 29 career express services will only be offered from 10:00AM-1:30PM. 

To set-up an appointment outside of the walk-in sessions listed above please contact the FAES Career Office:
 Mary McLaughlin call 614-292-6891
Adam Cahill email
   Blueprints for Pangaea Headshot Sale 
Need a professional headshot? Come get 1 for $10 or 3 for $25 (and bring friends to get a discount)! All proceeds go to Blueprints For Pangaea. 

Thursday March 21st from 4:00-7:00PM
Ohio Staters Inc. Founders Room in the Ohio Union

For more information click here
Science Communication Workshop
Includes keynote address from award-winning journalist Sally Squires and break-out sessions hosted by experts in podcasting, blogging, and communication. 

Friday March 22nd 6:30-8:00PM 
The Blackwell Ballroom
Saturday March 23rd 9:30AM - 1:00PM 
Nosker Event Spaces
For more information click here
LEED Green Associate Training
Interested in a career in sustainability? Get LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certified! 

Saturday March 23rd 1:00-4:30 PM
 Baker Systems - Room 144   

For more information click here
Certified Interpretive Guide Workshop
Learn how to effectively deliver interpretive programs to the public. Students use the promo code: CIG-DARK19 and earn 2 hours of academic credit for ENR 4193 with instructor permission. 

Tuesdays Sept. 3rd - Oct. 29th 5:30PM-8:30PM
Tuesday Nov. 5th, 4:30-9:30PM 
Kottman Hall 370

Registration deadline: Friday August 30th, 2019.

For more information contact the instructor Sue Rasche or call 614-565-8568.
Scholarships and Awards
Sustainability Institute Student Grant Funding Opportunity
Are you an undergraduate, graduate, or professional student with a great idea that is in need of funding support? Are you working on research or a project related to sustainability? The Sustainability Institute at Ohio State is pleased to offer a student grant funding opportunity for spring semester 2019. 

Applications due Monday March 18th by 11:59PM

For more information contact us at
Leadership and Involvement
CFAES Student Council and Celebration of Students Applications
The CFAES Student Council is currently undergoing some big changes and you have the chance to be a part of them! Additionally, the Celebration of Students CO-chair application is live as well.

Applications are due on March 25 at 5:00 pm.
For information and links to applications, click here
2019 Future Leaders Forum in D.C.  
 Apply to attend the Association for International Agriculture and Rural Development's 55th Annual Conference on Resilience in Global Food Systems.

Sunday June 2nd - Tuesday June 4th
Washington, D.C.

Applications due Friday March 29th by 11:59PM

For more information click here.
Ohio Environmental Council Emerging Leaders Program 
The Ohio Environmental Council’s Emerging Leaders program connects young people from diverse backgrounds with environmental issues close to home and across the globe. 

For more information click here.
2019 CFAES Celebration of Students Week 
Events and activities will be FREE to current undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences. Additional information will be shared on the monitors throughout CFAES.
  • Monday, April 1-Giveaway items will be available from 10:00-2:00 pm in lobby areas of Ag Admin, Kottman Hall and Ag Engineering (Bring your BuckID to receive items.)
  • Tuesday, April 2-Dessert Trucks will be available from 11:00-2:30 pm in the Fyffe Court Turnaround (Buckeye Donuts, Graeter’s Ice Cream & Rime Time Curiously Crafted Pops, WHILE SUPPLIES LAST.)
  • Wednesday, April 3-Join us at the Global Food Fair from 6:00-7:30 pm in Ag Admin Auditorium (Lots of great snacks featuring food from around the world.)
  • Thursday, April 4-CFAES Welcome to Columbus Program for students enrolled in CFAES at OSU Lima, Newark, Mansfield, Marion, Wooster and Transfer students.
  • Thursday, April 4-Celebration of Students: CFAES Live beginning at 5:15 pm in the Ohio Union Archie Griffin Ballroom (Tickets are required to attend this event and can be purchased for $15 at Kottman Hall 210 or Ag Admin 100.)
  • Friday, April 5-Plant a succulent & Therapy Dogs from 1:00-3:00 pm outside Kottman Hall (In case of inclement weather they will be located in the lobby area of Kottman Hall.)
Questions can be sent to Jill Arnett at
Other Campus Events & Resources

SENR Capstone Class Surveys

Help out your peers by taking just a few minutes to complete these surveys:
  • Chadwick Lake Restoration Survey

    • Take the survey here.
    • We are undertaking a survey to understand people's views on a potential restoration project at Chadwick Lake. We hope to understand how people use our site and what their opinions about the space are. 
  • Edible Food Forest Interest Survey

    • Take the survey here
    • We are students in an Ecological Restoration capstone class, and would really value your opinion on our proposed project! 
  • Chadwick Food Forest Design Survey

    • Take the survey here
    • A group of SENR students is developing a proposal for a campus food forest at the Chadwick Arboretum and Learning Garden's north site (just past the 4-H building on west campus) and they would love your input!

The Byrd Center Symposium

The Symposium will gather all of the climate research here at OSU under one roof for a day in order to increase visibility of your research on campus and to help you connect with other OSU climate researchers. 

Friday March 22nd 8:00AM-6:00PM

Byrd Polar & Climate Research Center
Scott Hall on West Campus

For registration and submission click here

The Ohio State University Plant Sciences Symposium

“Enhancing Plant Science through Technology, Communication, and Innovation” serves to provide members of academia and industry with opportunities to engage and share research on current topics within the many disciplines of the plant sciences.

Friday March 29th – Saturday March 30th 8:30AM-6:30PM
The Nationwide & Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center

For registration and more information click here.
Internship & Job Opportunities
Check out the University online job board for more opportunities:

Just getting started with Handshake?  Click here.
Summer Horticulture Internship with Chadwick Arboretum & Learning Gardens 
For more information click here or contact
Sierra Club Fellowship 
For more information click here.

Washington Academic Internship Program (WAIP)
Spend a semester in Washington D.C. as a John Glenn Fellow. 
For more information click here. Questions? Contact Katy Hogan (

OSU Extension Internship Program
Click here for internship and application information.
*Deadline to Apply: March 3
The Unity Fridge Program – Volunteers needed
Click here for more information.  Here’s a link to a short video about the program. 
Cuyahoga Valley National Park Internships
Click here for internship information.
Click here for alternative spring break weekend.
Technical and Information Lab Assistant, Soil Microbiology Lab
Click here for position and application information.

Land O’Lakes Global Food Challenge
Click here for more information.  If you have any questions, please email
*Deadline to Apply: April 22
Amir- Farm Manager and Farmer Positions
Click here for more information and here for the application.

Midwest Biodiversity Institute – Seasonal Positions Available: 
Field Technician - Water Chemistry (1 position available)
Field Technician- Habitat (1 position available)

Service Forester
South Dakota Department of Agriculture; Division of Resource Conservation and Forestry. For more information click here

Associate Project Coordinator - Sustainability Workforce + Education

Strategic Energy Innovations. For more information click here
Graduate Program in Sustainability Science 
The Earth Institute at Columbia University is offering a new degree program in Sustainability Science. They are offering online information sessions as well as on campus opportunities to learn more about the program. 

For more information click here.
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