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Opportunities to build your career

Are you someone who wants to take on a leadership role and make your mark on our sector’s future? Optometry as a profession offers fabulous opportunities for leadership.

Our profession enables you to consider opportunities such as:

For our Early Career Optometrists (up to 10 years from graduation), we recommend joining an ECO group in your state and becoming proactive about how you can contribute to bettering the profession.

For student optometrists, we hold a student leadership program , designed to encourage our youngest members to start advocating for their future.

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Acknowledgement of Country

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