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We are a world leader in high precision optical manufacturing, delivering custom optics to a wide range of innovators around the globe. Meeting these goals demands the right people. Teamwork, adaptability, and an enthusiastic approach to problem-solving are central to the Optimax culture. But what unites all our employees best is a hunger to continuously learn. We strive to find driven individuals who are committed to lifelong learning; who will continue to add value in their work throughout long and successful careers.





How many internships at Optimax: Three

Areas: Marketing

Role: Creating and designing marketing materials and providing overall support for the department.


  • Webster Schroeder High School
  • Buffalo State College

What I learned from my internship at Optimax: Basic marketing skills and techniques.

What I learned about optics: Before coming to Optimax, I thought that optics were just lenses in eyeglasses. When I came here I learned that that’s not the case. Optics vary from small intricate lenses to big spherical lenses, and are very significant and serve a variety of purposes across many different industries such as space, defense and semiconductors.

What I learned about manufacturingI just thought manufacturing was a bunch of guys working in a machine shop, and now I realize that you have to be very knowledgeable about the optics industry and what you are doing.

Why I like working at Optimax: The main thing that I like about working here at Optimax is the closeness of the company.

Best part of Optimax culture (in one word): Laid back

Did your internship help you decide your career path: Optimax has greatly influenced my career path and what I’ve decided to pursue, just by working in the marketing department here, I know for sure that’s what I want to do.

What I want to be when I grow up: Fashion Merchandiser

What if we asked them to make a pitch to other companies to hire youth during the summer? Companies should incorporate internships like this because it's a great experience for the youth since they’re going to be the next generation of workers.

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Optimax leverages our optics manufacturing technology for programs that benefit mankind and projects that defend our freedom. Our know-how, innovation, and speed enable quicker production of precision optics to meet emerging market needs. Some of the most sophisticated programs in the world trust Optimax to produce the most complex optics reliably. For more information, contact us today.

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