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The Career Lab is the premier destination for training ranging from soft skills development to cutting edge technical training for our members. Participants have an exclusive opportunity to hear insider perspectives in small and large group settings both in-person and virtual, connect and grow with the optics and photonics community today! 

One Membership. Infinite Possibilities

OSA connects you and your business to a global network of more than 22,000 members, over 432,000 optics and photonics professionals and more than 290 companies.

    Professional Development At Your Finger Tips

    The Optical Society (OSA) and the OSA Foundation (OSAF) have partnered with Cheeky Scientist to launch the Career Calibrator, a career training platform with world-class resources to support your professional development goals.

Career Events

Upcoming events and professional development opportunities.


    We are excited to announce our new OIDA Publications & Reports Center , which has been enhanced with more exclusive industry intelligence than ever before.

    Check out the new features and reports:

    • Expanded Report Options—Search a fully interconnected network of reports, roadmaps and articles. Browse the most recent and trending research.
    • New Search Capabilities—You can now search by keyword or date.
    • Read Reports on Any Device Anywhere—Desktop, laptop, tablet, even your phone.

    Questions? Please contact OIDA Membership at or +1.202.416.1474.

    Governance & Leadership

    Committees OSA’s governance committees and councils focus on strategies, programs and activities that support the organization’s short- and long-term goals. Committee members are nominated by the OSA President-Elect and approved by the OSA Board of Directors.

    Coaching On Demand!

    We're proud to introduce our team of highly experienced coaches! Coming from a variety of professional backgrounds, all have graduated from an accredited Coach training program, and are certified in behavioral style analysis and interpretation.

    You are encouraged to review their profiles and select the right coach for you.

    Three 30-Minute Coaching Sessions

    The Career Coaching service matches individuals with a personal coach--a confidant, champion, and challenger!