Two summer internship opportunities are now available for students at Essilor of America.  One seeks a 2017 graduate and the other a student who has just completed his or her first year.  Both are exciting opportunities to do meaningful work at a global leader in the ophthalmic industry.  The position includes competitive pay and the opportunity to work with multiple disciplines within the organization.

Essilor of America, Inc. is looking for an Optometry student who has just completed their 4th year (2017 Graduate) and is interested in spending their summer working on the industry side of the optometric field as an intern at the US headquarters in Dallas, TX. This role is unique and provides a wide range of experience one would not be able to get anywhere else.

POSITION PURPOSE: The scope of this position will allow the candidate to gain experience working in a variety of settings including Professional and Customer Education, Professional Relations, Marketing, Patient Care, and various other departments. The position will report to the Senior Director of Customer Development. This is a paid internship. Compensation is very competitive and housing costs and accommodations are included for the duration of the program. The intern will reside in the same complex as other MBA/OD summer interns to encourage networking and team building.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: The candidate will deliver a meaningful project that will enhance her/his understanding of the business side of optometry and will have the opportunity to present her/his work to Essilor leadership.

EDUCATION, QUALIFICATIONS AND APPLICATION PROCESS: Completed fourth year of Optometry school (class of 2017) in the US, Canada or Puerto Rico and be available to live and work in Dallas TX May 30 – August 2, 2017 *. HOW TO APPLY Please send your resume along with (up to) a 3 minute video addressing the following: 1. How you would use the knowledge gained 2. Why you want this position 3. Why you are uniquely qualified for this position. Videos can be submitted via Dropbox or equivalent file sharing program. We will interview the top 10 applicants and notify the others that their submissions were not accepted. Please send resume and contact information to: ODInternship@EssilorUSA.com

IMPORTANT DATES: January 23 – February 15, 2017 Accepting applications February 15 – March 15, 2017 Interview the top 10 applicants. March 20, 2017 Notify the recipient and others by e-mail May 30 – August 2, 2017 Dates of Internship * Non-US candidates must have current ‘work authorization

 

DESCRIPTION: Essilor of America, Inc. (Essilor), is the leading manufacturer and wholesaler of prescription lenses in the United States. Essilor of America, Inc. is looking for an Optometry student who has just completed their 1st year and is interested in spending their summer working as an intern at  US headquarters in Dallas, TX. This role is unique and provides a wide range of experience one would not be able to get anywhere else. We are looking for someone who is highly motivated to succeed, likes challenges and works well in a dynamic setting with diverse groups of people.

POSITION PURPOSE: The scope of this position will allow the intern to gain experience working in a variety of settings including Professional and Customer Education, Professional Relations, Marketing, Patient Care, and various other departments. This position will report to a member of Essilor’s Professional Relations and Customer Education team This is a paid internship. Compensation is very competitive and housing costs and accommodations are also included for the duration of the internship. The intern will reside in the same complex as other Essilor summer interns to encourage networking and team building.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: The intern will be given a specific project(s) to complete within the 10 week time frame and the opportunity to present their work to Essilor leadership.

EDUCATION, QUALIFICATIONS AND APPLICATION PROCESS: Completed first year of Optometry school in the US, Canada or Puerto Rico and be available to live and work in Dallas TX May 30 – August 1, 2017. *

HOW TO APPLY Please send your resume along with (up to) a 3 minute video addressing the following: 1. How you would use the knowledge gained 2. Why you want this position 3. Why you are uniquely qualified for this position. Videos can be submitted via Dropbox or equivalent file sharing program. We will interview the top 10 applicants and notify the others that their submissions were not accepted. Please send resume and contact information to: ODInternship@EssilorUSA.com

IMPORTANT DATES: January 23 – February 15, 2017 Accepting applications February 15 – March 15, 2017 Interview the top 10 applicants. March 20, 2017 Notify the recipient and others by e-mail

May 30 – August 2, 2017 Dates of Internship * Non-US candidates must have current ‘work authorization