Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Summer DC Internships

Do you need/want an internship this summer? Perhaps in Washington DC? If so, check these opportunities out of possible internships to serve alongside our elected officials.

Most deadlines fall sometime in March, however Congressman Lucas' deadline is on February 10.

Senator Jim Inhofe
Deadline: March 15, 2012
In addition, students will also need to submit: a resume, writing sample, official transcript, and three letters of recommendation. 

Senator Tom Coburn
Deadline: March 16, 2012
Application: which requires answers to essay questions, college transcript and a resume.

Congressman John Sullivan
Deadline: March 1, 2012
A resume, transcript and at least one letter of recommendation are also required.

Congressman Dan Boren
Deadline: March 19, 2012
A cover letter and resume is also needed. 

Congressman Frank Lucas
Deadline: February 10, 2012
A resume, cover letter, and three references are also required. 

There is also opportunity for OSU students to intern at Congressman Lucas’ Agriculture Committee office.  Interested students should submit a resume, cover letter, transcript and letter of recommendation to

Congressman Tom Cole
Deadline: March 30, 2012
Application: Students need to submit a cover letter, resume, and at least one letter of recommendation to

Congressman James Lankford
Deadline: March 23, 2012
Application: Students should provide a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to  More information describing their internship process can be found at:

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation's Wildlife Leadership Awards program

The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation (RMEF) is currently seeking applications for their Wildlife Leadership Awards program. Each year, they award scholarships of $2,000 to outstanding Juniors and Seniors studying Wildlife Sciences.
For more information or an Application, please come by the Student Success Center (AGH 103) and visit with Jeremy Bennett or Kelsey Lee.

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

VitaFerm Sure Champ Offers Internship Opportunities

Saint Joseph, MO — Sure Champ has a strong commitment to youth in agriculture. With the success of last year’s inaugural internship program Sure Champ will be growing their program to offer two internship positions for Summer 2012.
Sure Champ is offering incoming college juniors and seniors an opportunity to gain experience in the marketing, development and sales of a show feed supplement. Two internships will be offered – public relations/sales internship and sales internship.
Applicants must be enrolled in an agriculture-related major, be able to work individually and in a team environment, have excellent communication skills, understand the show livestock industry, possess a strong work ethic and have prior internship or work experience in agricultural related fields. The public relation/sales internship will also require strong writing, editing and design skills. Experience in social media, photography and video would be of benefit.
The internships will be based out of St. Joseph, Mo., with travel to major livestock junior nationals. The internships will begin June 1 and conclude Aug. 3.
Applications must be postmarked Feb. 29, 2012. To apply please send resume, cover letter, internship of choice, and two references to Crystal Young, BioZyme Inc., 6010 Stockyards Expressway, Saint Joseph, MO 64504 or If applying for the public relations/sales internship please also include two writing samples.
BioZyme Inc. serves the agriculture industry as an innovator in the fields of animal nutrition and microbiology. In the business for more than 50 years, the company offers a complete line of high density, highly available vitamin, mineral, trace mineral and protein supplements for animals. With headquarters in St. Joseph, Mo., the company reaches a global market with customers throughout the U.S. and Canada, South America Europe and the Middle East.

Thursday, December 8, 2011

Opening Minds-Creating Futures

Are you a student interested in science?
Do you think it would be exciting to work side-by-side with a real research scientist for 8 weeks this summer?
Does it excite you even more that you will be paid and housing with be paid if you qualify?

If you answered yes to the questions above, you should apply for the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundations's (OMRF) Fleming Scholar Program. Application deadline is February 1. If you would like to apply but do NOT have prior science, laboratory, research experience or formal education, you can still apply! 

What are the requirements?
1) Submit application packets by Feb. 1
2) Possess a strong enthusiasm for science
3) High school seniors, or college freshmen, sophomores and juniors
4) Graduates or soon-to-be graduates from an Oklahoma high school

You can find additional information about this program and a link to the application at

Good luck and happy researching! 

Tuesday, November 8, 2011

CASNR Scholarship and Award Applications Now Available!

Students who will be continuing their education next year with the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources are urged to apply for a scholarship offered by CASNR. Annually, CASNR will award over $1 million in scholarships to incoming and current students. You can fill out the application ONLINE by visiting Deadline is January 15.

Also, two different award applications are now ready for you to view and apply. Any CASNR student who will be graduating in the Fall 2011, Spring 2012, or Summer 2012 semesters may fill out the CASNR Outstanding Senior & Dean Fred LeCrone Leadership Award application. Also, sophomores who have completed their first year at CASNR can apply for the Browning Outstanding Freshmen Award. You can find more information about these awards plus applications by visiting Deadline is February 1 to turn these applications in to 136 Ag Hall.

If you have any questions, please contact Mary Ellen Givens at 405.744.5395. Good luck!!

Scholarship Money for Greek Life!

CASNR Students-

Are you in Greek Life? Then you should apply for this $700 Hazing Awareness Scholarship only offered to students who are Greek. More information about these scholarship opportunities can be found by clicking on this website: Up to 7 students will be selected to receive one of these scholarships. Good luck!

Scholar Development Information Session Next Week!!!!

The OSU Office of Scholar Development and Recognition will be conducting an information session on Wentz Research Projects/Scholarships next Thursday, Nov. 3, at 4:00 PM in Willard Hall lounge area. Everyone is encouraged to attend.  If you have any questions, please visit the Scholar Development Office in 334 Student Union.