The Career Zone serves as a hub where students and young professionals can connect with companies, network and explore career resources while taking part in several dynamic events. There is no better place to get your foot in the door with optometric and opticianry businesses that are hiring!
Passports will be available for young professionals and students to pick up in the Career Zone. Attendees are encouraged to meet with each vendor listed on their passport. Participants who meet and receive a signature from each vendor listed on their passport will be eligible for a chance to win prizes from our Career Zone participants. Prizes range from designer sunglasses to gift cards to Airpods and more!
STUDENTS RECEIVE THESE EXCLUSIVE BENEFITS!
Free Exhibit Hall Registration: $150 value
Free Education (Unlimited): Arrive prior to a course's start time, and if it is not sold out, you can attend for free all show days (Must show Career Zone Passport to get into classes on Saturday only)
Exclusive Student Lounge: 9:30am – 3pm, September 30th in the Career Zone.
Career Zone: Network with top hiring optical/optometry companies, panel discussions, ice cream social and raffle offering incredible prizes.
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 30TH – CAREER ZONE ITINERARY:
Career Zone – Student Lounge opens for the day
Passports distributed & networking begins
Professional Headshots hosted by MyEyeDr
$10 Starbucks gift card give-away!
Provided by Marshfield Clinic Health System
The first 20 attendees to the 11:30 panel will receive a gift card
Panel: Building Your Online Presence & Maximizing Your Impact
Moderated by: YODA – Young OD’s of America
1:45 - 2:15pm
Panel: Where Should I Start My Eyecare Career?
Moderated by: MyEyeDr
2:15 – 2:20pm
Passport Sweepstakes Drawing
2:20pm – 3pm
Ice Cream Social hosted by EyeCare Partners
MEET OUR CAREER ZONE PARTICIPANTS:
For assistance with your pre-event planning, please reach out to Suzanne Krauss, Program Manager.