Optometry Career And Job Resources

The University of the Incarnate Word Rosenberg School of Optometry offers career service resources specifically for our optometry students and alumni. In addition to general tips on resume building, interview preparation and job searches, we offer a free online placement service to students and alumni of the Doctor of Optometry Program, via UIW’s Cardinal Careers database.  Position seekers complete a brief profile and attach their resumes.  This profile is then searchable by potential employers.  Likewise, employers seeking optometric professionals can complete a profile posting vacancies that are searchable by our students & alumni.

For career services assistance and/or questions please contact the UIWRSO Office of Student Affairs.


UIW Career Circuit Job Database
For student information on Cardinal Careers Job Database please follow the Login link.

For employer information on Cardinal Careers Job Database please follow the Login link


General Career Resource Tips
Utilize the following PDFs for general career service resources including writing a resume and/or CV, interview tips, etc.

Optometrystudents.com is a general resouce that offers articles and insights for young professionals transitioning into their optometry careers.

For more informaiton on UIW Career Resources, follow this link:


 Additional Optometric Resources: Various job finding resources, including professional associations, corporations, and other placement websites.


Optometric Associations                                                                            
American Optometric Association      

American Academy of Optometry
Association of Schools & Colleges of Optometry (ASCO)
Association of Regulatory Boards of Optometry (ARBO)
Mountain West Council of Optometry
North Central States Optometric Council
Southern Council of Optometry
Texas Optometric Association

Government & Veterans Affairs
Air Force Optometry
Indian Health Service
National Association of Veterans Affairs Optometrists
Navy Optometry
Public Health Service
US Army Optometry
VA Careers Website


Vision Related Corporations
Bausch & Lomb
CIBA Vision
Costco Careers
Visionworks of America, Inc.
Johnson & Johnson
Lasik Plus
National Vision
Texas State Optical
US Vision (JC Penny Optical)
Vision Source
Walmart Optometry Careers


Other Websites with Placement Opportunities for Optometrists

The Eye Group

  • Represents strong practice opportunities nationwide. The firm is devoted exclusively to the placement of optometrists and ophthalmologists. This is a free service for job opportunity seekers. More information call (561) 852-0008.

EyeSeek - Sponsored by VSP

  • Register for EyeSeek and we’ll notify you if we have an employment opportunity in your desired community. If you’re an OD looking to purchase a practice or partnership, please search our available listings.

Health Jobs Plus

  • Search optometry jobs

iHire Optometry

  • Provides a variety of services to help you get hired including customizable online profiles, resume rewrites and job alerts.

Local Eye Site – OD Grad Connect (sponsored by Alcon)

  • Search for optometry jobs. Receive Job Alerts and the LES newsletter with your free registration to LES.

Monster Network

  • Career center, job searches, company/employer research, etc.


  • Job Board: "the premier online community for eyecare professionals."

Ophthalmic Associates

  • The Ophthalmic Associates specializes in placement of ophthalmic physicians and personnel. We search nationally to provide sound individualized matches in a professional, confidential manner.

Optical Jobs USA

  • Optometric job postings

Optometry Job Board

  • Optometric job postings

Practice Concepts

  • Offers practice sales services; provides financial assistance

Practice Consultants

  • Lists practices for sale, assists buyers, does appraisals, consulting


  • Ophthalmic search firm specializing in placement. Free and paid services: (800) 578-8315


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Contact Information

The Rosenberg School
Of Optometry

9725 Datapoint Dr

San Antonio, Texas 78229



UIWRSO Clinic Network

210-283-6800 (for appointments)