Career Center

Careers in Optics and Photonics

WorkinOptics - Your global resource for optics and photonics jobsOSA supports job seekers and industry employers by providing the following services:

Online Job Board is OSA's online job board featuring job postings from around the world and a resume bank of the field's top professionals and consultants.

  • Job seekers may search top jobs in the industry, apply for jobs online, store multiple resumes and more -- all for free!
  • Employers may post job listings, search the resume database and more.
  • The optics and photonics consultant's directory is available for job seekers to post their resumes and employers search for highly-qualified consultants!

Job Fairs

OSA co-sponsors online and on-site job fairs held in conjunction with the Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition / National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference (OFC/NFOEC) and the Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO).

Optics and Photonics News Classifieds

OSA's monthly magazine provides an opportunity for employers to connect with the society's entire membership through classified advertising. For additional information, please contact OPN's Ad Sales at

Jobs at OSA

Jobs at The Optical Society offer an attractive benefits package, community atmosphere and opportunities for personal and professional growth.


Optical Fabricator (CNC) | Hardin Optical Company
Wed, 25 May 2016 12:58:00 EST

Sr. Laser Additive Manufacturing Engineer | PolarOnyx
Sat, 21 May 2016 14:59:00 EST

Sr. Mechanical Engineer | PolarOnyx
Sat, 21 May 2016 14:59:00 EST

Opto-Mechanical Engineer | FARO Technologies
Fri, 20 May 2016 17:46:00 EST

Tradeshow and Events Manager | Confidential
Fri, 20 May 2016 10:44:00 EST

For more information about job fairs and WorkinOptics, please contact Kari Jacobson Smith or +1.202-416-1988.

To apply for a position at OSA, please send resume and cover letter to or fax them to +1 202.223.1096.