Co-op Research Student I

Rochester, NY


University of Rochester, Flaum Eye Institute, a large and rapidly growing academic practice in Rochester New York, has an opening for an Ophthalmic Photography lnter. This candidate will be able to learn alongside of the diagnostic team and will be primarily be responsible for technical testing, clinical support and patient care for various physicians and sub-specialties in the eye institute. By the end of the Internship, the student will have the knowledge to use and maintain state-of-the-art equipment. They will also have the opportunity to observe and perform clinical and research imaging including: fluorescein and ICG angiography, fundus photography, anterior and posterior segment OCT, slit lamp and external photography, fundus auto-fluorescence, videography etc. in support of the following sub - specialties: retina, glaucoma, cornea, comprehensive, uveitis, pediatrics, neuro-op, oculo-facial plastics, and refractive.


  • Must have taken the first semester of Ophthalmic Photography at RlT.

  • Must have good working knowledge of general camera equipment such as sensors, flashes, lenses, etc.

  • Experience or willingness to learn technical testing including but not limited to: visual field, electro-physiology, ultra-sonography, and biometry.

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, including the ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with patients, physicians, and co-workers. Must be a strong team player.

  • Demonstrated customer service skills, including the ability to use appropriate judgment, independent thinking and creativity when resolving issues.

  • Ability to effectively handle challenging situations.

  • Ability to balance multiple priorities.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Strong computer skills, trouble shooting and problem solving, and ability to learn and adopt new software applications and technology

  • Ability to use select software applications, Photoshop, PowerPoint, Video Editing Application

The University of Rochester is committed to fostering, cultivating, and preserving a culture of equity, diversity, and inclusion to advance the University’s mission to Learn, Discover, Heal, Create – and Make the World Ever Better. In support of our values and those of our society, the University is committed to not discriminating on the basis of age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, military/veteran status, national origin, race, religion/creed, sex, sexual orientation, citizenship status, or any other status protected by law. This commitment extends to the administration of our policies, admissions, employment, access, and recruitment of candidates from underrepresented populations, veterans, and persons with disabilities consistent with these values and government contractor Affirmative Action obligations.

How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

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Pay Range

Pay Range: $16.50 - $21.45 Hourly

The referenced pay range represents the minimum and maximum compensation for this job. Individual annual salaries/hourly rates will be set within the job’s compensation range, and will be determined by considering factors including, but not limited to, market data, education, experience, qualifications, expertise of the individual, and internal equity considerations.

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