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Student Chapters

Your new favorite way to connect with your peers.

Student Chapter Benefits

Participating in a student chapter helps you develop technical knowledge, leadership experience and lasting relationships with peers and mentors.

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Start a Chapter
Start a Chapter

On-demand training programs, internships and job opportunities at your fingertips.

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Manage a Chapter
Manage a Chapter

Optica and the Optica Foundation recognize student excellence through competitions, travel grants and other programs.

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Chapter Toolkit
Chapter Toolkit

Access updated, Optica-branded materials like zoom backgrounds, templates for social media posts, officer certificates and more. 

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Find a Chapter

While we are working on bringing bringing an exciting and new way to visualize chapters around the world, please use this list to find active student chapters.

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