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Join us on Handshake!

If you would like to post a practice opportunity, the College of Optometry now uses Handshake, The Ohio State University’s free, centralized job posting system. Handshake provides several benefits, including the opportunity to reach all of our current students, as well as students at other schools and colleges of optometry. Our residents and alumni also may use the Handshake platform.

Handshake instructions are available on the Buckeye Careers website at: https://careers.osu.edu/employers

If you have questions about Handshake as an alumnus or resident, contact Mollie Workman in the Buckeye Careers office at workman.77@osu.edu.

Questions specifically for the College of Optometry can be sent to Dr. Tim Fries at fries.17@osu.edu

Virtual Career Fair - Wednesday, October 30, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

This is a great opportunity to connect with students and residents who may become great additions to your practice in the future.

Purpose of the Virtual Career Fair

The Virtual Career Fair provides a forum for students/residents and potential employers to connect through networking conversations. The Virtual Career Fair takes place online within Handshake, The Ohio State University’s comprehensive web-based career services management platform.


Employer registration opens Monday, May 20, 2024 at 9:00 a.m. and closes on Friday, October 11, 2024 at 5:00 p.m. Please contact Jennifer Bennett for registration instructions at bennett.1075@osu.edu

How to set up your Handshake login and company page for job postings

If you are new to the Handshake platform, please view the resources below: