Robyn Acampora

Director of Strategic Initiatives and Public Service Careers

Preferred Pronouns: she/her/hers

Robyn joined the Office of Career Strategy (OCS) in the fall of 2012 and is eager to meet with students who are at any point of their career exploration process. Robyn oversees the Common Good & Creative Careers team and is a part of the OCS Senior Leadership Team. She manages a number of public service partnerships and is the Office of Career Strategy (OCS) liaison for student athletes. Robyn is also involved with a number of strategic initiatives across OCS. She is a member of the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) and the Eastern Association of Colleges and Employers (EACE). Before joining OCS, Robyn spent seven years at Yale Law School’s Career Development Office as the Associate Director of Administration, where she focused on public interest programming and was responsible for all postgraduate employment reporting. When she is not working, Robyn is typically either chauffeuring or attending an athletic event with her husband, two children and dog, Hogan.

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NIH Funded Research Opportunities Available for Undergraduate Students with Hearing Loss (STEMM-HEAR)

Engage in auditory research this summer in a supportive mentoring environment that spans five universities!

Application Website: https://forms.gle/izstV2BcfqYMC4t79
Email for information: jratnan1@jh.edu

Funding from the National Institute of Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) …

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Second Day Development & Fundraising Career Guide

Go to Second Day’s site at to read all about a career in Development.

Below are the main topics that this guide will cover:

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LinkedIn Recommendation Request Samples

Sample 1

Dear (First Name),

I hope your day is going well! I am writing to you because I’m currently working on creating my LinkedIn profile. I am looking to add some recommendations to support my representation of skills. As …

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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 …

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Sports Marketing Jobs

Sports Marketing Articles

What is Sports Marketing? Explained and Discussed in Details. Article by Hitesh Bhasin
Covers the Concept of Sports Marketing; The Three Types of Sports Marketing; the Uses of Sports Marketing;

5 Essential Sports Marketing Strategies Article by …

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International Development Career Guide by Net Impact

The following guide was written by Net Impact. You can view the details and other career information at https://netimpact.org/careers/international-development/big-picture

The Ultimate Guide for International Development
What is International Development?

International development looks at improving the lives of individuals worldwide through …

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(Re)Introducing the Nonprofit Salary Explorer | Your Go-To Compensation Tool

Equity, negotiation, counter-offers, wage gaps, cost-of-living … the list goes on! Considering the breadth of topics and frequently asked questions that fall within the “salaries” category, it seems like it’s always a good time to discuss compensation. 

And here at …

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Social Impact Career Guides from Second Day

Second Day, a nonprofit focused on helping people find social impact jobs has created over 20 career guides in a variety of topics. Go to secondday.org to view all of the guides. Below is a sampling of their career guides. …

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Job Search Tips for the Busy Student Athlete

The student athlete has two jobs (if not more!) during the school year – that of being a Yale student and being an athlete. Below are some highlighted resources from OCS that can support you in your internship or job …

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How Can I Learn More about Careers in Geographic Information Science (GIS)?

There have recently been more students explaining their interest in GIS. Just a few examples of careers that involve GIS are a Geographer; Cartographer/Photogrammetrist, Urban /Regional Planner, and Surveyor. An important consideration will also be to get an understanding of …

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