If you are currently looking to extend your knowledge and grasp of the optometric field, look no further than this page where current openings in private offices, research labs, clinics, etc. will be posted.

Note: Availabilities are dependent on the current job market situation
Disclaimer: The posting of opportunities does not constitute an endorsement by the UCB Foresight Club, the UCB School of Optometry, or the Regents of the University of California. We offer no guarantees as to the value of the opportunity or accuracy of its description.

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updated 10/4/2023

Optometric Technician

Walnut Creek, CA

Hi there! Broadway Eyeworks Optometry is looking for a part-time/full-time optometric technician (minimum 1 year) to join our private practice in Walnut Creek, which we have served for over 30 years. We are located down the street from Walnut Creek BART Station and bustling downtown Walnut Creek.

Main responsibilities include:
– Scheduling patients & checking insurance authorizations
– Assisting with optical lab & medical record-keeping
– Performing pre-tests on patients
– Checking patients in and out of appointments

No experience needed, though it is preferred. Great for pre-optometry students, where you can learn about private practice, practice ownership, and insurance authorization & billing, among other things. If interested, please email your resume and availability beyeworks@yahoo.com. Thank you for the read!

updated 9/6/2023

Optometric Assistant

Newark, CA

iClear Optometry is an Orthokeratology Optometry Clinic located in Newark. We are looking for friendly students / recent graduates to assist two optometrists in front desk and pretesting roles. This includes:

  • Checking patients in & out of the clinic
  • Performing various types of pretesting (including the corneal topography, auto-refractor and tonometer machines)
  • Answering phone calls and scheduling appointments
  • Entering patient information
  • Ordering contact lenses/glasses
  • Teaching patients how to wear contact lenses & contact lens care
  • And more!

We are glad to train anyone who is responsible and enthusiastic, and the role does not require any prior experience. However, being able to speak Chinese is a plus. This is a great opportunity to explore optometry and to learn interpersonal and technical skills necessary for being an optometrist.

This can be either a part-time or full-time job, depending on assistant availability. However, priority will be given to those who can work at least 2 times a week. We are open on Wednesday, Fridays, and Saturdays from 10am to 5pm.

Please send a resume/CV to optometrydr@yahoo.com

updated 8/22/2023

Optometric Technician

Oakland, CA

East Bay Vision Center Optometry is a family practice with three East Bay locations: Oakland, Fremont and Pleasanton. We practice primary care Optometry with emphasis on Myopia management.  We are looking for friendly people to join our team as optometric interns, or optometric techs. Experience is appreciated but not necessary. Applicants should have a friendly personality with willingness to help people. This position is a great opportunity for pre optometry students or Optometry students to learn about private practice optometry and myopia management, including orthokeratology, soft multifocals and Atropine therapy. Interns will develop valuable patient interactions skills as well as skills and knowledge of advanced instruments and equipment such as fundus cameras, topographers etc.  

Our Oakland location is accessible by bus, BART and is a short ride from UC Berkeley.  Fremont and Pleasanton locations provide free parking. We are looking for part time help and days are flexible, but must include some Saturdays.

– Front desk administrative duties such as answering phones, scheduling patients, checking insurance eligibility, reminding patients of their appointments, etc.
– Explain insurance benefits, and help patients with frame and lens selection
– Assist doctors in pre-testing patients as well as special medical testing such as fundus cameras, topography, OCT, intraocular pressures.
– Take good medical history and enter data accurately and completely into Electronic medical records
– Train patients to wear contact lenses, and manage contact lens trials. 

– Competitive compensations depending on experience. Full time techs or Opticians are also encouraged to apply.

To learn more about our office please visit our website: www.ebvc.com

Please send your resume with a cover letter to my email:drlo@ebvc.com.


Optometric Tech intern

Fremont & Castro Valley, CA

Seeking a friendly, energetic, organized, and detailed oriented person with excellent communication skills for an optometric practice in our Fremont / Castro Valley office. Some tasks would include greeting patients, scheduling appointments, answering a multi-line phone, processing patient forms, entering patient data, verifying insurance eligibility, processing insurance claims, selecting frames for patients, ordering contact lenses/glasses for patients and other office functions. 

This is a great opportunity to learn about private practice optometry.

The individual must be:

*Positive and outgoing personality
*Dependable and punctual
*Enjoys working with the public
*Efficient and Productive with multitasking
*Professional demeanor
*Good computer skills, 55 WPM minimum
*Excellent phone skills

We are looking for someone that can work at least 15 hours a week.  We are open from Monday to Friday 9am to 5:30pm and Saturdays from 9am to 1pm.  This is a great opportunity to get some hands-on experience in optometry.

If you are interested, please email a resume to drkimhaw@eyecare4u.com

updated 7/23/2023

Optometric Assistant

san leandro, CA

Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday 9:30am – 6:00pm
Simply Vision Optometry
1371 E.14 th St, Suite A, San Leandro


We are looking for a motivated, energetic, and people friendly Optometric Assistant / Receptionist to join our private optometry practice in Downtown San Leandro. This position is a great opportunity for students or anyone seeking stable part-time job who has an interest in healthcare or looking into going into optometry school.

*Verify insurance prior for patient’s appointment
*Basic computer skills (we do electronic medical record)
*Pre-testing for eye exam (we use mostly automatic machines like auto-refractor, auto-lensometer,
FDT/ Visual Field, Topography, color testing, stereopsis etc)
* Styling patients with new frames and lenses selection
* Adjustments & Repairs
* Basic office cleaning

We are looking for someone who is enthusiastic with work and motivated to learn; so no prior experience in optical setting is required, we are willing to provide training for the right candidate.

Please contact us at simply.vision.optometry@gmail.com your resume/CV and cover letter.

updated 7/23/2023

Paid Pre-optometry internship

Pleasanton, CA

Our Pre-Optometry Internship is ideal for recent graduates and undergraduate students in their final year looking to apply to optometry school within the next two years. This internship is a unique opportunity to work in a multi-doctor private practice setting. We offer a comprehensive training program with direct patient interaction augmented with assigned reading materials. The position can be Full-Time or Part-Time during the Fall 2023 and Spring 2024 semesters. The internship is Full-Time during winter break and after graduation.

The goal of the internship is to prepare students for success in Optometry School. We will teach various aspects of optometry including insurance, pre-testing patients, performing optical coherence tomography, obtaining patient’s visual acuity, checking patient’s eye pressure, styling patients with eyeglasses, and edging lenses, Administrative functions include billing, filing, cleaning, scheduling appointments, and managing inventory. Must be available to work on Saturdays and the last two weeks of 2023.

Outstanding customer service and communications skills. Enjoys talking and working with people. Willingness to learn and excel. Prior healthcare or retail experience is a plus. Prior experience as an optometric assistant or an optician is a plus, but not a requirement.

Please email us your resume, cover letter, unofficial undergraduate transcripts and references. Your cover letter should indicate (1) your desire to work as an Optometry Intern, (2) why you are pursing a career as an optometrist, and (3) your career goals after your graduate from optometry school. Applications without a cover letter may not be considered.

Applications due by August 31, 2023.

Please submit your application to hiring@2020ew.com