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General Schedule

  • 9/21/2022 – 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM*
    • Information Sessions on NCOPE Residency
    • O&P Alumni Event
  • 9/22/2022 – 4:30 PM to 8:30 PM*
    • O&P Professional Organization Presentations
  • 9/23/2022 – 10:30 AM to 4:00 PM*
    • O&P Residency Site/Future Employer Meet & Greet and Panel Discussions

*Eastern Time Zone

A detailed schedule will be made visible once the participants and events are finalized.

Why Should I Attend?

Current Orthotic & Prosthetic Master's Students

First Year Students:

  1. Learn about the process of obtaining a residency
  2. Discuss the requirements to complete an O&P residency successfully
  3. Gain insights into crafting a resume, interviewing, and choosing a residency program
  4. Connect with current O&P residents to get their perspective
  5. Connect with alumni from their O&P school

Second Year Students:

  1. Learn about the process of obtaining a residency
  2. Discuss the requirements to complete an O&P residency successfully
  3. Gain insights into crafting a resume, interviewing, and choosing a residency program
  4. Connect with current O&P residents to get their perspective
  5. Connect with alumni from their O&P school
  6. Network with representatives from NCOPE accredited residency sites 

 

Current O&P Resident's
  1. Learn about residency opportunities for residents enrolled in their 1st NCOPE residency
  2. Share your experiences with current O&P students
  3. Connect with alumni from their O&P school

 

O&P Residency Program Directors and Administrators
  1. Learn about the current NCOPE Residency Standards
  2. Review the process of posting a residency position to OPRESCAS
  3. Create a forum to connect with the NCOPE staff
  4. Provide an opportunity to share information about your NCOPE accredited residency program
  5. Connect with alumni from their O&P school

 

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the cost to participate in this event?

This event is being provided at no cost to future/current/past residents and residency program directors/mentors/administrators thanks to the generosity of our sponsors and NCOPE.

Who should attend the resident fair?

This event has sessions relevant for:

  • Future Residents
  • Current Residents
  • Past Residents/O&P School Alumni
  • Residency Directors/Mentors
I'm a residency director or human resources professional at an NCOPE accredited residency site, how do we meet prospective residents?

Organizations that host accredited residency programs are welcome to participate and can request a booth until September 13, 2022.  Booths are being granted as available and priority is being granted in the following order:

  1. The residency site hires residents year over year (annually)
  2. The residency site advertizes residency positions and accepts applications using OPRESCAS
  3. The residency site demonstrates compliance with the NCOPE residency standards

To submit a request for a booth, please submit the Resident Fair Booth Request Form by Clicking HERE.

I would like to attend the alumni networking event, do you know when that will take place and how will it work?

Wednesday 9/29/2010 – 7:45 to 8:30 Eastern

Each O&P program will have its own virtual booth and virtual tables of 4-8 people where you can video chat and connect with your fellow alumni.

Will formal interviews be conducted at this event?

This event is tailored to small group dialogues and meet/greet formats.  Formal interviews will need to occur after the event once the candidate applies to the organization using OPRESCAS.