Employment Portal

BEARS@WORK is the career portal for the Kentucky College of Optometry.  It allows students and alumni to search local, regional and national optometry jobs.  The system also features videos on writing resumes and cover letters while the My Prep section offers the opportunity for job seekers to conduct practice interviews and review them. Making your BEARS@WORK profile public allows recruiters to search your profile and reach out to you.  BEARS@WORK is provided free of charge to students, alumni, employers and recruiters.

Note: Job Seeker Accounts and Employer Accounts use separate credentials.

Click to log in and/or create an account to post your jobs and search for applicants. 
 
In order to post or manage a job listing, you must register for a FREE Employer Account.  If you are an alumnus do not use your upike.edu email account as an employer. 

Once your account is approved, you will receive an email notifying you and your job posting will be uploaded or can be created for posting.  

Your log in allows you to manage your job posting(s) as well as view resumes from applicants and search student profiles that are made public.  

Log in using your full UPIKE email address (including @upike.edu) and your current UPIKE email password to see and apply for jobs. 

Students and doctors can view job postings and apply to jobs by logging in using your @upike.edu email (see above).  Reset password if you are having a problem logging in.  

If you have questions or need assistance, contact SoniaSmith@upike.edu

Disclaimer:

University of Pikeville Career Development acts only as an intermediary between BEARS@WORK users and employers and does not provide any guarantees or warranties explicit or implied regarding obtaining compensation, work safety or hiring practices advertised by employers using BEARS@WORK.  Moreover, University of Pikeville Career Development does not guarantee the accuracy of the information posted by employers nor does UPIKE Career Development guarantee the accuracy of information found in resumes posted by applicants. 

By using BEARS@WORK you agree to release the University of Pikeville, Kentucky College of Optometry affiliates and employees from any and all legal claims, disputes or damages arising from and between user(s) of BEARS@WORK.  UPIKE Career Development will review job posting requests and reserves the right to decline job posting requests that do not meet the College’s regulations.  In addition, UPIKE Career Development reserves the right to decline job posting requests that appear fraudulent, questionable, incomplete or illegal.