University of Delaware Student Writing Contest

The University of Delaware Department of Philosophy is sponsoring a student writing contest, which is open to all UD undergraduates. The deadline for the contest, in which students are asked to write opinion pieces of about 500 words, is Thursday, May 1. Two winners will receive $500 each.

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Meadowset Farm & Apiary, LLC Internship

Meadowset Farm

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Department of Agriculture Job Opening

The Department of Agriculture Agency:Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, has a position opening in Baltimore, MD for a Biological Science Laboratory Technician.  The position opening closes Tuesday, April 15, 2014.

Job responsibilities include performing a variety of duties in a Port Identifier Laboratory environment in support of the PPQ Identifier and assists with special projects in disciplines, which may include Entomology, Aracology, Malacology, Plant Pathology and Botany.

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Alpha Zeta Fundraiser

Alpha Zeta is having a fundraiser at SAS Cupcakes on Main Street! 
Come by on Wednesday April 23rd any time between 1pm and 6pm and get a delicious red velvet, triple chocolate, vanilla/vanilla, vanilla/chocolate, or chocolate/chocolate cupcake to support Alpha Zeta!

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Summer Wildlife Health Center Volunteer Externship

The Janet L. Swanson Wildlife Health Center at Cornell University has an exciting summer volunteer externship opportunity for undergraduate pre-veterinary students.

For more information visit: Pre-vet summer externs

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Maryland and Virginia Milk Producers Cooperative Association: Communications Intern


JD Communications Intern 2014 Posting

The Maryland and Virginia Milk Producers Cooperative Association is hiring a Communications Intern.  The Communications Intern will have an active learning role in the world of corporate communications. The Intern will provide overall support to the Communications Department by writing content, developing graphics, event planning, marketing and other duties as assigned.

For more information visit: Communications Intern 2014

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Delaware Division of Fish and Wildlife: Position Openings

The Delaware Division of Fish and Wildlife has two position openings at their Mosquito Control office in Newark, DE, approximately 15 miles from the University of Delaware.  For more information visit: DE Fish and Wildlife

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Edward R. Hall/Robert R. Hanna Scholarship Announcement

Firman E. Bear, the New Jersey Chapter of the Soil and Water Conservation Society, is seeking qualified applicants for their scholarship opportunity.  The scholarship is open to 2nd, 3rd & 4th year students with majors related to natural resources, conservation and agriculture.

For more information and an application visit: NJ SWCS Scholarship Announcement 2014

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AET Consulting- Assistant Agronomist Position Opening

AET Consulting is hiring an Assistant Agronomist to help with the development of Nutrient Management, Pest Management, or Soil Conservation Plans as well as crop scouting and soil sampling.  The position will cover Cecil Co., MD and New Castle Co., DE.  Fore more information click here: AET Consulting Assistant Agronomist job description

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VIDA Donation Drive

VIDA LogoVIDA (Volunteers for Intercultural and Definitive Adventures) is running a donation drive from April 8th -April 16th to collect supplies for a children’s center in an underprivileged region of Nicaragua. Each year, VIDA continues to advance the causes of global health care, and many lives have changed for the better due to the continued care provided to them. Last winter, a group of UD students joined medical and veterinary teams in Costa Rica and Nicaragua and brought with them supplies for clinics as well as toys for children who were waiting to be seen in these clinics. We hope to send more supplies and continue to help these individuals. Needed donations include the following list of items:

-White Paper
-Construction Paper
-Coloring Books
-Play Dough
-Pencil Sharpeners
-Kid’s Scissors
-Children’s Clothing

A collection box will be placed in the Townsend Commons after Spring Break. Thank you for your all of your support!


Jess Applebaum
VIDA President

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