Clear Vision Optical Product Design Intern (Fall 2018 & Spring 2019) in Hauppauge, New York

Are you a talented college student looking for a hands-on, paid internship?

Could you benefit from joining an award-winning internship program?

Are you a problem solver who enjoys learning in a dynamic environment?

Are you a creative and edgy Design student with a passion for fashion?

Join our innovative team for a unique opportunity to flex your design skills in a product development capacity. The Product Design Intern will be exposed to eyewear trend research and best practices for identifying best-selling styles. A creative student who has an interest in making their love for design come to life in a marketable manner will be a great fit for this unique, hands-on role. Guided by our Brand Managers, the intern will assist with conceptualizing the prototype of fashionable eyeglass and sunglass frames, including color and material selection for each design. This internship is seeking a student who would be energized by seeing their artistry come to life as a consumer good and is passionate about fashion trends. The right candidate will have technical experience working with the Adobe creative suite, including Photoshop and Illustrator. Use of MS PowerPoint and CAD programs is a plus. Prior experience using 3D printing software (e.g., Solidworks) and hand sketching would be preferred but is not required for this role. This is a great opportunity for Product Design, Fashion Design or Industrial Design majors.

ClearVision Optical has been awarded Best Companies to Work in New York State for small to mid size companies the past 4 consecutive years, and was recently recognized as Gold medalists by the Stevie award. Throughout our history, CVO has focused on customer service excellence. Come work for a values-based organization that takes pride in its culture and invests in its talent.

ClearVision Optical is seeking undergraduate and graduate students for select internships. We have been recognized by One Day, One Job, for our outstanding program, tailored to provide students with continuous learning opportunities. ClearVision attracts students who have demonstrated leadership (academic, athletic, artistic), are socially conscious, and have shown a commitment to giving back to others. These qualities align with our fast-paced, family-owned organization.

The intern program combines real-world experiences with mentorship, training, community service, and fun! We have hosted activities, case studies and discussions, including Speed Networking, the Science of Shopping, Social Media brainstorming, the Importance of Connectivity, and a book club with the President. This is truly a unique opportunity for top students to engage and grow within our organization. To further explore our program, please visit our online video.

ClearVision Optical Company Inc. Background (www.cvoptical.com):

Founded in 1949, ClearVision Optical is an award-winning leader in the optical industry, designing and distributing eyewear and sunwear for top brands such as BCBGMAXAZRIA, BluTech Eyewear, Ellen Tracy, IZOD, Jessica McClintock, Op, Revo, and Steve Madden. ClearVision’s house brands include Aspire Eyewear, CVO Eyewear, and Dilli Dalli pediatric eyewear. A privately held company, ClearVision is headquartered in Hauppauge, New York and has more than 200 associates across the U.S. ClearVision’s collections are distributed throughout North America and 20 countries around the globe.

We are a values-based culture with a strong philanthropic commitment to helping the community. We pride ourselves on attracting and retaining top talent who share the same vision and dedication to making each day better for someone else. We foster a positive and meaningful working atmosphere with an emphasis on collaboration and cross-training. ClearVision is award winning for excellence in customer service and for our innovative approach to talent management. Our organization provides an entrepreneurial atmosphere with an emphasis on nurturing career development. Visit us on Facebook to see the fun that awaits you.

Internship Program Requirements:

  • Applicants must be enrolled in an Undergraduate or Graduate program and have a minimum GPA of 3.3

  • Positions will require a commitment of:

  • 20+ hours per week during the school semester

  • 30+ hours per week during the summer session

  • Must be responsible, organized, and goal-oriented

  • Proficient at using Microsoft Word and Excel

  • A proven ability to initiate and maintain strong personal relationships

  • Possess strong written and verbal communication skills