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SENR Undergraduate and Career Newsletter
April 7th, 2019
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Announcements
Attend the 2019 Environmental Professionals Network Signature Event: Women in Conservation!

See undergraduate student poster presentations and listen to panelists Frances Beinecke, former President of the Natural Resource Defense Council and winner of the 2007 Rachel Carson Award, Michelle J. DePass, CEO of Meyer Memorial Trust and Heather Taylor-Miesle, Executive Director of the Ohio Environmental Council. 

Monday April 8th from 6:00 - 8:00PM 
The Ohio Union - Archie M. Griffin Grand Ballroom
SENR Earth Day Sunset Hike at Highbanks

The Student Leadership Board invites you to celebrate Earth Day with students, faculty, and staff from the SENR community. This event will include a hike with interpretation from SENR faculty, refreshments, and a fire with a s'mores bar. 

Monday April 22nd
Bus leaves the Union at 6:00PM for Highbanks and will return at 9:30PM
Click here for more information the link to RSVP
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
New Way to Check the Status of Registrar Forms

 Students will now be able to check the status of any Registrar form that is currently an online workflow. To check the status of these forms go to the Registrar's website under the “Forms” section and use the link “Workflow Status Check".

This includes: Grade Forgiveness, Change of Grade, Change of Record, Late Fee Petition, EM Test Credit and Bio Demo forms.

To check the status click here
Participate in Undergraduate Research: EEOB 3498
For more information click here
SENR Website Quick Links
Degree Planning Tools
Handshake (Job Board)
SENR Event Calendar
Career Development
Graduation
Undergraduate Forms
FAQs
Career Development
2019 New Horizons Conference
The second annual New Horizons in Conservation Conference: Diversity, Equity, and Justice will take place this year in Chicago, Illinois. Students and young professionals who are historically underrepresented in the environmental field as well as those who are committed to enhancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in the field are welcome.

Wednesday April 24th - Friday April 26th
Hyatt Regency McCormick Place in Chicago, IL

To register ($80 for students) click here or 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 5:30-8:30PM
Tuesday, Nov. 5th, 4:30-9:30PM 
Kottman Hall 370

Registration deadline: FridayAugust 30th

For more information contact the instructor Sue Rasche or call 614-565-8568.
Career Service and Resume Review Hours

See the full schedule of SENR Career Services Hours for Spring '19 at the bottom of the newsletter.
 
Scholarships and Awards
Undergraduate Research Grant Available 

 A grant to support undergraduate research is now available. To be eligible, you must be currently enrolled in a major program in the School of Environment & Natural Resources at The Ohio State University (Columbus campus). 

Applications must be completed by Monday April 22nd to Dr. Lauren Pintor.6 via email. 

For more information click here.
North American Gamebird Foundation Scholarship
 
The purpose of this scholarship is to increase awareness of, and support career opportunities in, the gamebird industry. This is a one-time $2,500 scholarship, awarded in increments over two years.

Applications must be received by Thursday August 1st

For more information click here.
5 Scholarships available for Wetland Delineation Training Course
 
Taught by a Professional Wetland Scientist (PWS), this course will incorporate an equal mix of class and field time that will include basic vegetation identification, detailed review, and discussion of wetland hydrology and hydric soil indicators, and proper completion of a Wetland Determination Data Form. 

Applications due by mail Wednesday, May 1st

For more information click here.
NYC Curb-To-Market Challenge
 
 The NYC Curb-To-Market Challenge (CTMC), put on by manufacturing entrepreneur Chris Graff, is a contest offering a $500,000 prize (split between a $100,000 cash prize and a $400,000 equity investment in the associated startup) for the best idea and business plan to re-purpose NYC's recyclable waste and locally manufacture a product to sell in the NYC market. 

Plans due by Saturday, June 1st

For more information click here.
Leadership and Involvement
Ohio Environmental Council Emerging Leaders Program 
Read more here.
Internship & Job Opportunities
Check out the University online job board for more opportunities: Handshake.osu.edu

Hire Big 10 Plus Virtual Career Fair 
Wednesday April 10th, 2019
For more information click here.

Just getting started with Handshake?  Click here.
 

Be Aware: Handshake Scams

We have been contacted by a couple of students who were concerned by emails they had received from an Ohio State email address. The sender stated they work for Handshake and were offering part time jobs or internships to qualified students. Unfortunately, there have been a few occasions where Ohio State emails have been compromised through a phishing attack and then utilized to send fraudulent emails to students. We want all of our students to be very wary of these types of emails and take extra caution.

                       Other Jobs Not Posted on Handshake

USDN Equity Diversity Inclusion Fellowship - Summer 2019
For more information click here

Forest Service Internship
For more information click here or contact tammylporter@fs.fed.us

Peace Corps: Forest Management Specialist
For more information click here.

Peace Corps: Environmental Conservation Specialist
For more information click here.

Peace Corps: Campus Ambassador
For more information click here.

Summer Horticulture Internship with Chadwick Arboretum & Learning Gardens 
For more information click here or contact chadwick@osu.edu.

Park Ranger/Natural Resource Intern
Please contact Park Ranger/Natural Resources Specialist Connor Santee at (740)-869-2243 or connor.s.santee@usace.army.mil

Sustainability Program Manager for University of the South
For more information click here.

ACC Responsible Care Manager
For more information click here.

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

SENR Career Services Office Hours Spring '19

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 cahill.71@osu.edu
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