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 6/1/2023


Berkeley, CA

Tues-Sat 10-6pm
Rims & Goggles Berkeley
2070 4th Street

We are looking for an exceptional individual to join our R&G Team!
This is not your average Optician job…No insurance, lots of creativity!!
Come work with awesome customers, amazing eyewear & a fantastic group!
At Rims & Goggles (Marin & Berkeley), Opticians have an opportunity to take part in frame design & buying, lab work, marketing, social media (see links below), photo shoots, attend European trade shows (Silmo/Mido) and special event planning as well as work with the best clients who appreciate the art of independent eyewear.
Our mission: To bring the most exciting, luxury handmade eyewear and to do so in a fun and professional environment. We are looking for a remarkable individual that can combine their knowledge and experience in the optical field with their own additional skills and creativity to enhance our team.
Working with the team to insure excellent customer experience and a fun work environment. We are very creative, always pushing new ideas for our social media photoshoots, window displays, trunk shows, events, etc. All other parts of the job are familiar, some include:
* Styling customers with new frames/lenses
* Adjustments & Repairs
* Lab (inspections, tinting, edging, etc.)
* Pre-Testing for Eye Exams (Mill Valley location only)

Ideal candidate is;
* ABO Certified (or equivalent experience)
* Familiar with Independent/Luxury eyewear lines
* Detail oriented (Mac literate)
* Team player (dependable)
* Outgoing & Stylish
* Interest in advanced learning (Lab/edging, new lens technologies, frame design, eye exam/pre-testing, etc.)
* Creative (windows, displays, photography, etc)
* Experience with Social Media / Event planning (Monthly Trunk Shows & Styling Events)
Competitive Pay + Health Benefits
Monthly Travel reimbursement for Bridge/Gas
Commission, Bonuses, 401k + more…
Looking for Full or Part Time

Check us out!
Instagram: @RimsandGoggles

Updated 6/1/23


Berkeley, CA

Berkeley Optometric Group in Downtown Berkeley is looking to hire new optometric technicians.This position involves assisting doctors in running optometric equipment, and optician work (including frame selection, placing and checking in lab orders for glasses and contacts, billing insurance, troubleshooting patients’ concerns.) This position will also overlap with some front desk work, as needed.

No prior experience required; we are happy to train you in all of these areas. We’re looking for someone enthusiastic about the field and is motivated to learn.
Minimum commitment of one year – we’re ideally looking for someone who can work full-time, but part-time could work if you’re able to work a minimum of two days a week for a total of 16 hours a week. This is an ideal position for a pre-optometry student who is taking a gap year before going to optometry school. The 3 doctors here all went to Berkeley Optometry and 2 of them have taught in the program; we will provide career and school application mentorship during your time working at this practice.

Please contact Dr. Stephen Chun at drchun.bog@gmail.com with your resume/CV and cover letter. You can find more information about our practice at https://www.berkeleyoptometricgroup.com/

Updated 6/1/2023


San Francisco, CA

Not a temporary or Summer Job. Pre Optometry students seeking work experience during their gap year before applying to Optometry school are encouraged to apply.

We are a well-established private optometric practice in the Excelsior District that has been providing premium eye care for over 30 years seeking an Optometric Assistant/Optician team member. Our practice specializes in personalized care with high tech equipment and designer frames.

Office hours- Mon, Tues, Thur-Fri 9-noon, 1-6:00 PM, Sat 9 AM-1PM. Saturday hours occasionally until 3PM.

This is a customer service position with administrative tasks and other duties as assigned. Seeking a friendly, energetic, organized, detail oriented person with excellent communication skills. You should have a strong work ethic, be dependable, punctual, mature, and self motivated.

Sales, recommending lens options based on doctor recommendations
Fitting, adjusting, dispensing, and repairs of eyewear
Assisting patients with pre-examination procedures
Contact lens training – insertion & removal of lenses
Verify insurance eligibility, process insurance claims, billing, and other office functions.

Although not necessary, 1 year or more of experience in an optometric/optical office preferred.
Experience working with patients/customer service
Excellent English written and verbal communication, bilingual in Chinese or Spanish a plus
Experience with Officemate a plus
Attention to detail and precision with numbers/calculations
Self- motivated and able to learn quickly
Great personality, positive attitude
Professional appearance

Salary is based on experience relevant to an optometric practice. Salary to increase with job proficiency
and added job responsibilities. Benefits are available.
Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Email resumes with cover letter stating why you are interested in this job, with references, minimum salary requirement, and the days and hours you can work to sfodeye@gmail.com or text 415-585-4966. No phone calls please. Please submit your cover letter and resume in the body of this posting. WE WILL NOT OPEN ATTACHMENTS.

Contact Information:
June Chun, OD
4390 Mission Street
San Francisco, California 94112

Updated 6/1/2023


Orinda, CA

Potential employment opportunities for any graduating students of UC BERKELEY or any other colleges (who are seeking work experience during their gap year before applying to Optometry school).

At the Orinda Optometry Group, we would teach and train any pre-optometry student all the various facets of the profession (ranging from pre-testing, instrument use, contact lens fittings/trainings, myopia management, optical, scribing for the doctors, and some front and back office work, and so much more within private practice). Work experience is very important before applying to Optometry school and we are happy to provide the training needed to gain invaluable work experience. This is a paid, full-time employee position, starting in May/June with regular work hours, Monday-Friday and in the future, possible Saturdays (abbreviated day).

If anyone is interested to learn more or is interested in applying, please email Kelly Shintani, O.D. (you can include your resume) at ktshintani@yahoo.com.

Updated 6/1/2023


Los Angeles, CA

Jun 24, 8:00 AM – Jun 25, 4:00 PM
Los Angeles, CA, USA
STL is partnering with Casa Milagrosa to serve with the LA community for two days from 8-5pm on June 24 and 10-5pm on June 25. The deadline to sign up is May 14th.

See The Lord is a non-profit organization seeking to serve the underprivileged around the world by providing healthcare, Catholic ministry, and education. We have mission trips planned internationally and domestically. This is a great way to meet optometrists, optometry students, pre-optometry students and other volunteers! (You do NOT have to be Catholic to volunteer.)

If you have any questions, please contact Dr. John Bui at john_bui@seethelord.org
or check out our website at www.seethelord.org to register.