Handshake (formerly Practice Opportunities)

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:




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 on Wednesday, November 9

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.


Registration for the Virtual Career Fair is open now and employers are encouraged to register and set up their schedule by October 21.


Register Now!


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.