Sample LinkedIn Summaries

Current Yale Student
As a junior at Yale College, I have devoted my studies to Cognitive Science, and am seeking employment in the following areas: UX Design and Marketing. My internship in the Promotions Department within the headquarters of the Boys & Girls Club and my on-campus job with the Student Technology Collaborative complements my academic coursework and allows me to develop an understanding of driving business growth while satisfying customer needs. I am excited to apply my strengths in critical thinking and design to the field of UX and Marketing. Feel free to reach out to me at

Current Yale Student
I solve problems in creative ways. At Yale, where I am completing my senior year as an Engineering Major, I have learned the importance of applying classical strategies to modern-day projects. Concentrations in mechanical and electrical engineering provide a broad knowledge of engineering concepts.

  • Participated in 15 patent procedures with my mechanical engineering team
  • Experience at Houston Mechatronics as a Summer Intern taught me how to apply mechanical engineering concepts to automated systems in both defense and oil industries
  • Passion for innovation, prototyping, and high-quality manufacturing

For anyone interested in connecting, feel free to message me directly here.

Recent Yale Alum
I am a recent graduate of Yale University with a degree in American Studies. During my time in school, I held several leadership positions, including President of the Yale College Council and Captain of the Varsity Soccer team. I have experience with event planning, fundraising and media relations and am skilled in public speaking.
My previous supervisors would describe me as a strong communicator with excellent writing and editing skills. I am also proficient in Spanish and have experience working with diverse populations.

Since graduating, I have worked as a marketing assistant at a small firm where I write press releases, developed social media campaigns, and organized promotional events. I am eager to use my skills and experience in a larger organization where I can have a greater impact and am seeking an entry-level position in marketing, communications, or public relations. I look forward to discussing my candidacy for opportunities and can be reached at

Mid-Level Professional
I’m a research scientist working to better understand how neural activity motivates and shapes human behavior. My expertise includes project design and management, data analysis and interpretation, and the development and implementation of research tools. I enjoy generating new ideas and devising feasible solutions to broadly relevant problems.

My colleagues would describe me as a driven, resourceful individual who maintains a positive, proactive attitude when faced with adversity. Currently, I’m seeking opportunities that will allow me to develop and promote technologies that benefit human health. Specific fields of interest include data analytics, biotechnology, and pharmaceuticals.

By Robyn Acampora
Robyn Acampora Director of Strategic Initiatives and Public Service Careers