Give back to your community and enhance your career.
Volunteering provides opportunities to make connections, learn about research in your field, develop new skills, and build our community. This page contains information on various volunteer opportunities. Additionally, take a moment to log in and update your profile to indicate your interest areas (visit the help center for any questions).
Create a diverse, equitable and inclusive community.
Organize a meeting, conference or event - or suggest a topic.
Educate elected officials and policy decision makers.
Engage with student chapter activities.
Organize events and activities for your technical group.
Find Your Community
In addition to specific volunteer opportunities make sure you stay connected to the society and your community.
- Membership: Join to access these and more opportunities.
- Students: Connect with optics and engineering students around the world.
- Early Career Professionals: Grow professionally or make that leap from Academia to Industry.
- Optics Industry: Connect the people, research, and companies leading today's optics and photonics industry.
- Local Sections: Connect with optics professionals in your area.
- Social Media: Join the conversation on social media by connecting on our Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube pages.