SENR Undergraduate and Career Newsletter
September 16th, 2019
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This is SENR's biweekly Newsletter
Every other week you will receive an email containing a link to our Newsletter where you can find useful information including campus events, job and research opportunities, important reminders, and much more.

Lyft Ride Smart Available to Students

Lyft Ride Smart at Ohio State offers eligible students discounted rides, inside the university-designated service area, from 9 p.m. to 3 a.m. Each month, 10,000 discounted rides will be made available on a first-come, first-served basis with the average cost expected to be $2 or less. Prices may be impacted by distance, traffic, time of day, special events and prime time surcharges. To qualify for program discounts, users must select "shared ride" when booking in the Lyft app. When using ride sharing, remember to visually confirm vehicle info/descriptions in the company app and ask the driver to say who they are picking up.
Mindstrong: Second Session Course to Reduce Stress

NURS 5194 is a 1 credit hour evidence-based course designed to reduce stress and promote well being. Details available here.
The Center for Human-Animal Interactions Research and Education presents a free talk with Dr. Temple Grandin.
Pre-registration for this special event is required and registrations are on a first-come, first-served basis... so register early.
To register, visit:
Career and Internship Fair: September 17 - 18
OSU's Fall Career & Internship Fair will take place on Sept. 17th and 18th in the Ohio Union. Though this fair targets the broad OSU student population, here's a list of some of the ENR-related employers who will be there: 
  • Ohio Environmental Protection Agency 
  • Ohio Department of Agriculture
  • Battelle Memorial Institute 
And a few others you might find relevant to your interests:
  • Ohio Department of Education 
  • Columbus Metropolitan Library 
  • Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA) 
To view the full list of employers, visit the event on Handshake and click "All Employers":
Buckeye Careers also has a helpful page with tips for career fair success:
*NEW* World Food Day
October 16th-18th: on-campus events will highlight World Food Day's aim to promote worldwide awareness and action for those who suffer from hunger and for the need to ensure food security and nutritious diets for all. Any members of the OSU community doing research or programming on food systems and food security are invited to present. If you’re interested in presenting a flash talk, please fill out the short talk proposal form located here.
*NEW* The Institute for Chinese Studies Presents: Jennifer Turner, "Can China Be the World's Green Leader?"   
Friday, Sept 20 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Mendenhall Lab Room 115 (125 S Oval Mall)
Additional Information can be found here.
*NEW* Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences Career Expo   
Thursday, Sept. 26th 2:00pm-5:00pm at The Fawcett Center
   2400 Olentangy River Rd
CFAES is holding its Fall Career Expo, and 100+ employers will be in attendance. While the Expo is College-wide, some employers attending are particularly relevant to ENR students. This will be a great opportunity to network and learn more about potential jobs and internships! Follow the link to view the full list of employers and register for the event.
*NEW* National Parks Conservation Association Info Session  
Monday, Sept. 30th, 4:00pm Kottman Hall 333
Want to know more about the challenges and opportunities facing our National Parks and how to use your voice to advocate on their behalf? Join us for an information session about the National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA) and their work to strengthen and protect America’s favorite places. Light refreshments provided. Students can RSVP for the event in Handshake at . Search event ID:362703
*NEW* Environmental Involvement Fair 
   Wednesday, Sept. 18th, 4:00-6:00pm in Kottman Hall Lobby
SENR will be hosting a smaller and more intimate involvement fair featuring 25+ SENR-related OSU student organizations. Drop by to talk with org leaders anytime.
   Questions? Email Johnathan King.2348
*NEW* SENR Education Abroad Info Sessions
Australia: Human Impacts on the Natural Environment (May 6-29, 2020)
Application Deadline: January 15, 2020

Information Sessions:
  • Thursday, Oct. 17th – 5:30-6:30pm, Mendenhall Lab 129
  • Wednesday, Oct. 23rd– 5:30-6:30pm, Kottman Hall 245
  • Monday, Nov. 4th– 5:30-6:30pm, Pomerene 150
New Zealand: Sustainable Tourism & Human Impacts on the Environment (May 6-29, 2020)
Application Deadline: January 15, 2020
  • Wednesday, Oct, 16th – 5:30-6:30pm, Kottman Hall 245
  • Tuesday, Oct. 22nd – 5:30-6:30pm, Jennings Hall 140
  • Thursday, Nov. 7th – 5:30-6:30pm, Mendenhall Lab 129
Career Development
*NEW* SENR Career Services Workshop: What to Expect at a Career Expo (And How to Prepare!)   
Thursday, Sept. 19th, 4:00pm-5:30pm in Kottman Hall 245
   This workshop takes place one week before the CFAES Career Expo. We will talk about strategies for making the most out of an Expo Day, including how to do your research beforehand, what to bring, what to wear, and what to say. Come join us to ask all your questions, shake out those jitters, and feel more confident when you check out the CFAES Career Expo. There will be snacks.Students can RSVP for the event in Handshake at . Search event ID: 345290
*NEW* SENR Career Services Internship Info Session   
Wednesday, Oct. 9th, 4:00pm-4:45pm in Kottman Hall 333
  Looking for a summer internship? Start now! Learn about internship requirements in the School of Environment and Natural Resources and how to conduct your internship search. Students can RSVP for the event in Handshake at . Search event ID:361116
*NEW* Employer and Student Veteran Networking Reception 
Wednesday, Sept. 18th, 4:00 pm in Page Hall - 3rd Floor Library
Student veterans: Buckeye Careers is hosting a special event to connect you with employers across multiple industries, who are eager to meet you and explore opportunities to leverage your skills and expertise in their organizations. Appetizers and refreshments will be provided. Students can RSVP for the event in Handshake at . Search event ID: 327616
*NEW* Water Science Webinars
CUAHSI is an international hydrology organization that does a regular series of webinars. The webinar theme this fall is called "Beyond Grad School: a Guide to Landing Your Dream Job" for jobs in hydrology/water science and will give advice applicable for both graduate and undergraduate students. The series is as follows:
  •   Sept. 5th: The Pre-Application Phase (When and How to Start)
  •   Sept.12th: The Application Phase (Materials and Interviews)
  •   Sept 19th: The Post-Application Negotiations
  •   Sept. 26th: The Job Transition
For more information click here.
Internship & Job Opportunities
Check out the University online job board for more opportunities:

Just getting started with Handshake?  Click here.
Other Jobs Not Posted on Handshake

*NEW* Suicide Prevention Hotline Volunteer

The Suicide Prevention Hotline is always available to help individuals in our community who are in crisis and considering suicide. Volunteers are needed to staff this 24-Hour Hotline, which is located at North Central Mental Health Services, between the OSU campus and the Short North. For more information click here.

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