Optics & Photonics Education Directory
This excellent site, sponsored by OSA and SPIE, provides a directory and search engine of schools around the world that offer advanced studies in optics and related topics.
COURSES AND TUTORIALS
SPIE Education and Courses
SPIE professional development courses are available in multiple formats.
Edmund Optics: EO University - Partnering with Education
EO sponsors grants, provides educational videos and technical support, and offers career opportunities.
Laserpronet.com - Laser Professional Network
Led by Dr. Sydney Sukuta, Laserpronet.com aims to provide the necessary tools in order to yield a productive laser workforce, including webinars, short courses, and certifications and recertifications.
Newport: Tutorials on Photonics
From vibration control to better understanding optical measurements, this site stresses self education made easy.
Ocean Optics: Education Division
The Education Division of Ocean Optics delivers world-class curricula for teaching spectroscopy in a grade school science lab. Combined with state of the art instrumentation and training workshops, Dr. Q and Ocean Optics bring excitement and creativity to the classroom.
FIND A CAREER:
SPIE Career Center
Features the latest opportunities with companies involved in the commercial development of optical engineering, remote sensing, materials and devices, signal and image processing, illumination engineering, nanotechnology, and X-ray optical technologies.
The Optical Society of America hosts this site, a career search engine dedicated to serving the job search needs of the optics and photonics industry. Job seekers may post their CVs in the resume bank, conduct job searches, apply for jobs online, and more! Also includes a program dedicated to connecting interns and companies.
WIN AN AWARD OR GRANT
The OSA Foundation (OSAF) is a charitable organization that carries out philanthropic programs on behalf of the OSA to provide awards, honors, scholarships, and travel grants to recognize the contributions of leaders in the field and support the next generation of scientists and engineers.
SPIE Education Outreach Grants Program
As part of its education outreach mission, SPIE provides support for optics and photonics related education outreach projects. The award process is competitive; applications are judged on their potential to impact students and increase optics awareness.
Edmund Optics Higher Education Optics Program
To support outstanding undergraduate and graduate optics programs in science, technology, engineering and mathematics at non-profit colleges and universities, Edmund Optics will be awarding three grants to such Programs each year in each of three regions: Americas, Asia, and Europe.