Student Internships Available
Walmart is accepting applications for its Optometry Intern Program, which is designed to prepare the company’s next generation of ODs for practice within Walmart and Sam’s Club stores.
According to Walmart, the flexible 10-week hands-on training program takes place during the summer between first and second year. It includes an OD mentor, is in-depth, and provides experience across a range of areas from basic visual services to diagnosis, management, and treatment of visual problems and ocular disease, contact lens fitting, patient education, and clinical business strategies. The internship may extend beyond the summer and is open to first- through fourth-year students who wish to participate on weekends and during academic breaks. Start and end dates are flexible to accommodate the interns’ school curriculum timelines.