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Career Databases & Websites

New England College of Optometry is committed to helping students and alumni find continued success in their careers. External consultants, recruiters, and organizations are welcome to submit a resource to this page for job seekers. Inclusion on this page does not indicate endorsement by the College in any way.

Career Information

Positions Available

(The following is a list of helpful career websites to assist you in your job search, including job posting databases, optometric recruiters, and firms that assist in buying and selling practices.  Jobs opportunities can be found at private practices, group practices, military, VA, retail & corporate settings)

eye chartPlacement Firms for Job Seekers

  • Acquios Advisors
    Acquios Advisors is an advising eye care group that helps practices grow by matching optometrists and new graduates with private practice opportunities. 
  • Clear Placement
    Clear Placement is a nationwide ophthalmic and optometric recruitment firm. We provide affordable and quality recruitment services to ophthalmic and optometric practices. Our services are free to those individuals seeking employment.
  • Covalent Careers
    Online database connecting optometric job seekers and available employers
  • ETS Vision and the ETS Job Center
    Firm that places optometrists with practices across the country. 
  • The Eye Group Ophthalmic Search and Placement Group
    The Eye Group exclusively recruits ophthalmologists, optometrists, administrators, technicians, opticians, and ophthalmic nurses nationwide.
  • HealthJobsPLUS
    Clinical career network for health care jobs
  • I Hire Optometry
    Job board dedicated to the field of optometry
  • iMatters
    Recruitment specialists in the fields of Ophthalmology/Optometry and eye care technology
  • LocalEyeSite
    Job board for eye care jobs
  • Ophthalmology jobs Online (OjO)
    Nationwide Ophthalmology and Optometry Recruitment and Placement Services
  • Optical Jobs USA
    Job  board for optical job market free to job seekers
  • Talent Care
    Optometry positions nationwide provide career mobility and growth
  • The Ophthalmic Associates
    Firm that specializes in the placement of ophthalmic physicians and personnel. 
  • Visionary Practice Group
    A firm devoted to helping ODs advance in their career and achieve financial and professional freedom. We have thousands of success stories and counting, including the founder's wife, who is a NECO graduate! 
  • Williams Group
    Williams Group Consulting is North America’s leading business consulting and practice management EHR firm. Its mission is to help independent optometrists achieve prosperity through meaningful, patient-centered practices.

for sale signConsulting Firms Offering Optometric Practices for Sale 

  • Acquios Advisors
    Acquios Advisors is an eyecare advising group that helps optometrists find practices for sale and offers advising strategies and services to help establish them successfully. 
  • The Eye Group Ophthalmic Search and Placement Group
    The Eye Group is the nation’s leading placement service exclusively recruiting for optometry and ophthalmology practices nationwide for close to three decades. 
  • Practice Consultants
    Specializing in optometry and medical practice sales. Practices available nationwide. 
  • Transition Consultants – Practice Sales & Certified Valuations
    Full-service practice sales & appraisal firm serving healthcare professionals and clinical organizations. Backed by 30 years of experience in high-level transition advisory, our firm is a preferred choice for optometrists across the country. Our credentials are recognized under the qualified appraiser guidelines set forth by the IRS, SBA, and US Department of Labor.
  • Visionary Practice Group 
    Specializing in ophthalmic practice purchases, sales, appraisals, start-ups, and consulting, with over 3,600 successful practice transactions. See the practices we currently have listed for sale, or let us help find the right opportunity for you!
  • Williams Group Practices for Sale
    Whether you are buying a practice or considering a partnership, Williams Group Transitions team is the optometrist-recommended choice to help you navigate the next phase of practice ownership.
  • Williams Group Fast Start Program: Start Your Own Practice
    Realize your dream of successfully owning and operating your own private practice. With FastStart, you will receive all the expert guidance, coaching, and training needed to establish a successful new eye care practice.

Resources For New Graduates

  • Young Professionals Club
    The Young Professionals Club is for new ODs and New Dispensers to provide benefits to help members succeed in their career progression. Membership is free for those who graduated within the past five years. Benefits of membership include: six free hours of education at International Vision Expo East and West, free exhibit hall entry to International Vision Expo East and West, Think About Your Eyes Doctor Locator listing discount, First Financial Group – Guardian Life Insurance, and free subscriptions to Allergan OPTOMETRY JUMPSTART®,, New OD magazine, and Vision Voice.