The Career Zone serves as a hub where students and young professionals can connect with companies and explore career resources while taking part in several dynamic events. There is no better place to get your foot in the door with optometric businesses hiring!
NEW GRADS + STUDENTS
YOUNG PROFESSIONALS, FIND THE RESOURCES YOU NEED TO EXCEL IN YOUR CAREER:
Passports will be available for students to pick up in the Career Zone. Students are then encouraged to meet with each vendor listed on their passport. Participants who meet and receive a signature from each vendor listed on their passport will be eligible for a chance to win prizes.
STUDENTS RECEIVE THESE EXCLUSIVE BENEFITS!
Free Exhibit Hall Registration ($150 value)
Free Education (Unlimited)! Arrive prior to a course's start time, and if it is not sold out, you can attend for free. On Saturday, you must come by the Career Zone – Student Lounge (booth #P1265) to pick up a Passport to attend classes complimentary.
YOUNG PROFESSIONALS ADVISORY GROUP
Thank you to our Young Professionals Advisory Group that provides year-round recommendations and feedback to help shape the young professionals attendee experience.
Quy Nguyen, OD
Director of Career Development and Minority Enrichment, SUNY College of Optometry
Emily Schtull, OD
Co-President of SoLN
Constadina Manetta, OD
Bedford Stuyvesant Family Health Center, Graduated from SUNY College of Optometry, Class of 2020
Justine O’Dell, OD, FAAO
Consulting Doctor at VisionWeb, Provider at Dr. McGregor and Associates
Ryan Hollister, MS
Associate Director, Bennett Career Services, Salus University
Damaris Raymondi, OD
Doctor of Optometry at NYC Health+Hospitals/Metropolitan, Owner at Sur Eye Care