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Essilor Announces Summer Internships For Optometry Students

Essilor is offering optometry students an incredible opportunity to gain valuable experience working within industry over a 10-week internship program. 1) 1st Year Student Opportunity This position will allow optometry students to work in various settings including Professional Relations, Professional Education, Marketing, Patient Care, and other areas. The internship is …

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The New Graduates Guide to Vision Expo East 2017

Join Us at Vision Expo East 2017 to Enhance Your Professional Brand Presence and Build Lasting Relationships with Industry Peers and Employers. This year’s event features the most innovative medical and digital advances in eye care, including an extensive showcase of designer eyewear fashions and the first-time series of free …

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Top 5 Benefits of a COVD Membership

When you graduate and get your first job, you’ll be anxiously awaiting that first check.  It’ll be a few thousand dollars and you’ll think you are rich! Then reality sets in and you remember that you have a lot of life expenses (student loans, rent, phone, car, etc…) on top …

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Optometry Practices and Corporate Optometry – Study

  Hey there, Matt Geller OD here, founder of NewGradOptometry.com. Thanks for taking a second to complete our short, 4 min user study. This study is going to help us understand how and what new graduates feel about various practice modalities. From there, we are able to write much better content …

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I Care & Share – Giving Back with The Gift of Vision

It is important to remember as eyecare providers, we are dedicated to protecting the gift of sight and ensuring our patients have healthy vision. Clive Miller, CEO of Optometry Giving Sight, explains what the I Care & Share program is, and why new graduates should consider participating in the program and how they …

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Something Major is Happening at Vision Expo West 2016

This year, something special is going on at Vision Expo West. NewGradOptometry.com and partner, CovalentCareers.com will have a dedicated booth and presence at Vision Expo West and we will be filming over 40 LIVE interviews with the top thought leaders in optometry. If you want to take your professional career …

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How I Got Involved In Online Publishing – Video Interview with Antonio Chirumbolo O.D.

In this video interview, filmed at Vision Expo East, Dr. Antonio Chirumbolo, talks about online publishing and how he got involved in NewGradOptometry, and how you can get involved as well.  Dr. Chirumbolo reveals how getting involved can: Introduce you to key industry leaders Broaden your professional network Provide you with transferable skills and …

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A Newcomer’s View of Vision Expo West 2016

I’m a former stuffy corporate lawyer who thinks the way to fit in with the Vision Expo West 2016 crowd is to offer cheesy eyecare metaphors. My first insight into the wide view of eyecare came into focus at Vision Expo East in NYC this past April. And wow, what …

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Advocacy for the New Grad…and Beyond!

We are in an election year…can you tell? As most of you, I have been inundated with telemarketers and TV/radio promos over the past 6 months, all touting the auspices of one candidate over the other. It really can be a little overwhelming and to be honest, somewhat irritating. Still, …

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