Optometry Internship Program

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Quotes

"Being an OD intern at Essilor has provided me a rewarding experience that gives me the opportunity to increase my business and product acumen in order to provide optimal patient care. I will forever be grateful for my 10 week experience working with Essilor employees and the marketing interns. I know my patients will only benefit from the knowledge I have acquired here."

- Lauren Fereday, O.D., M.S.

Optometric Student First Year Intern

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Number of openings: TBD

Description

Essilor of America, Inc. (Essilor), is the leading manufacturer and wholesaler of prescription lenses in the United States.

Essilor of America, Inc. is looking for Optometry students who have just completed their first year and are interested in spending their summer working as interns at our US headquarters in Dallas, TX. These roles are unique and provide a wide range of experience one would not be able to get anywhere else.

We are looking for students who are highly motivated to succeed, like challenges and work well in dynamic settings with diverse groups of people.

Position Purpose

For each candidate – the scope of this position will allow the intern to gain experience working in a variety of settings including Professional and Customer Education, Professional Relations, Marketing, Patient Care, and various other departments. This position will report to a member of Essilor’s Professional Relations and Customer Education team

This is a paid internship. Compensation is very competitive and housing costs and accommodations are also included for the duration of the internship. The intern will reside in the same complex as other Essilor summer interns to encourage networking and team building.

Primary Responsibilities

Each intern will be given a specific project(s) to complete within the 10 week time frame and the opportunity to present their work to Essilor leadership.

Education, Qualifications And Application Process

Completed first year of Optometry school in the US, Canada or Puerto Rico and be available to live and work in Dallas TX approximately May 29 – August 3, 2018.

How To Apply

Please send your resume along with (up to) a 3 minute video addressing the following:
  1. 1. How you would use the knowledge gained
  2. 2. Why you want this position
  3. 3. Why you are uniquely qualified for this position.

Videos can be submitted via Dropbox or equivalent file sharing program. We will interview the top 10 applicants and notify the others that their submissions were not accepted.

Please send resume and contact information to:

ODInternship@EssilorUSA.com

Important Dates

January 15 – February 15, 2018Accepting applications
February 15 – March 15, 2018Interview the top 10 applicants.
March 19 - 23, 2018Notify the recipient and others by e-mail
May 29 – August 3, 2018Approximate dates of Internship. Exact dates TBA
* Non-US candidates must have current 'work authorization'

OD Optometric Intern (2018 Graduate)

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Number of openings: TBD

Description

Essilor of America, Inc. (Essilor), is the leading manufacturer and wholesaler of prescription lenses in the United States.

Essilor of America, Inc. is looking for Optometry students who have just completed their fourth year (2018 graduates) and are interested in spending their summer working as interns at our US headquarters in Dallas, TX. These roles are unique and provide a wide range of experience one would not be able to get anywhere else.

We are looking for just graduated optometrists who are highly motivated to succeed, like challenges and work well in dynamic settings with diverse groups of people.

Position Purpose

For each applicant – the scope of this position will allow the candidate to gain experience working in a variety of settings including Professional and Customer Education, Professional Relations, Marketing, Patient Care, and various other departments. The position will report to the Senior Director of Customer Development.

This is a paid internship. Compensation is very competitive and housing costs and accommodations are included for the duration of the program. The intern will reside in the same complex as other MBA/OD summer interns to encourage networking and team building.

Primary Responsibilities

Each candidate will deliver a meaningful project that will enhance her/his understanding of the business side of optometry and will have the opportunity to present her/his work to Essilor leadership.

Education, Qualifications And Application Process

Completed fourth year of Optometry school (class of 2018) in the US, Canada or Puerto Rico and be available to live and work in Dallas TX approximately May 29 – August 3, 2018*.
Exact dates TBA.

How To Apply

Please send your resume along with (up to) a 3 minute video addressing the following:

  1. 1. How you would use the knowledge gained
  2. 2. Why you want this position
  3. 3. Why you are uniquely qualified for this position.

Videos can be submitted via Dropbox or equivalent file sharing program. We will interview the top 10 applicants and notify the others that their submissions were not accepted.

Please send resume and contact information to:

ODInternship@EssilorUSA.com

Important Dates

January 15 – February 15, 2018Accepting applications
February 15 – March 15, 2018Interview the top 10 applicants.
March 19 - 23, 2018Notify the recipient and others by e-mail
May 29 – August 3, 2018Approximate dates of Internship
* Non-US candidates must have current Work authorization