Internship opportunities

A great way to start your O & P career is to volunteer, job shadow or intern at an accredited facility. Synergy O & P is proud to offer the Aliya Allen internship program for high school seniors and college students with an interest in orthotics and prosthetics.


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During the internship, students will have the opportunity to observe and/or assist certified orthotists and prosthetists in evaluating, molding, or fitting patients with and adjusting various types of custom and off–the-shelf devices. As a clinical intern, you’ll also have the opportunity to complete supervised projects that expand your knowledge and skill level.


Is this career right for you?

First & Foremost, an Orthotist, Prosthetist, or assistant has a passion for helping others.  Other important qualities include:

  • Aptitude for math & science
  • Compassion
  • Creativity
  • Dedication
  • Excellent Hand skills
  • A passion for Engineering
  • Problem-solving abilities
  • Strong interpersonal skills

To become certified, candidates must pass certification exams in orthtoics, prosthetics, or both from the American Board of Certification (ABC) or the Board of Certification/Accreditation (BOC).  To learn more about the requirements, please visit www.abcop.org or www.bocusa.org.


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