Robyn Acampora

Director of Strategic Initiatives and Public Service Careers

Robyn Acampora

Preferred Pronouns: she/her/hers

Robyn joined the Office of Career Strategy 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. She also manages a number of public service initiatives for the office including the Yale Alumni Community Service Fellowship and Yawkey Fellowship. She is the Office of Career Strategy liaison for student athletes. Robyn currently services on two professional association committees – the EACE Connections Committee, which manages the Professional Exchange and Road Trips to the Real World and the NACE Committee First Destinations Task Force. Before joining the Office of Career Strategy, Robyn spent seven years at Yale Law School’s Career Development Office as the Associate Director of Administration, where she worked on a number of public interest programs and was responsible for all postgraduate employment reporting.  When she is not working, Robyn is typically either enjoying pizza nights and dance parties or attending/coaching an athletic event with her husband, two children and dog, Hogan.

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Upcoming CGCC Coffee Chats – Sign up now!

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Common Good & Creative Careers (CGCC) is excited to be launching a new program: Career Coffee Chats. These chats will be either Yale Alums or Industry Experts (also known as “hosts”) who are willing to volunteer their time to speak …

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Sports Jobs Boards

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Interested in working in sports for your summer or after graduation? Check out the following sports job boards:

Work in Sports: includes a variety of sports related internships and jobs.

Sports Jobs: jobs with sports teams/organizations.

Sports Career Finder: learn …

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Green Job Boards You Should Be Utilizing

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Green Job Boards You Should Be Utilizing (thebalancecareers.com)

Read this article by from Balance Careers for the top 9 green job boards they recommend.

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Environmental Professional Associations – Seniors

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OCS recently announced to Yale College seniors that the Travel Reimbursement program will also include other career related engagements.  The maximum one can be reimbursed is $200. These ‘career-related engagements’ must support students pursuing careers in the nonprofit, government and …

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Reimbursement for Travel and Other Career Related Engagements for Yale Seniors

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In an effort to support students pursuing careers in the nonprofit, government and the arts sectors, OCS offers a travel reimbursement program for Yale College Class of 2021 graduates to help offset costs associated with travel for interviews, auditions, and/or …

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How to Become a Change Agent

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Organizations can benefit from “change agents”—people who rethink, redesign, and restructure the way things work from within. Whether they reimagine entire programs or introduce new systems and technologies, change agents cultivate bottom-up problem solving and informal leadership at their organizations.

This description of a …

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Yale College: Leverage SEA Funding to Land a Summer Opportunity

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Yale College students who receive any amount of financial aid from Yale are eligible to use their Summer Experience Award (SEA) to help with the expenses of an unpaid or underfunded summer experience (less than $1,500). The SEA can be …

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LinkedIn Tips for Student Athletes

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If you have not created a LinkedIn profile yet or you have a profile but have not looked at it lately, this is a good time to make sure you are getting the most out of the site.

Building Your …

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Looking Ahead | The Social-Impact Sector in 2050

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What does the future hold for nonprofits? Though specifics are hard to predict, social-impact organizations will likely play important roles in the coming decades; Rockefeller Center president Judith Rodin believes nonprofits will be seen as “an essential component of a …

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Environmental Jobs Sites & Tips on the Job Search Process

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Are you interested in obtaining a job or internship focused on the environment but not sure where to start? Yale’s School of the Environment has created the following page of Environmental Job Search Engines  which lists hundreds of sites.

How …

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