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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Making the Most of Your Summer Internship

With summer now in full swing, here are some tips for making the most of your summer internship

Define your expectations of the experience:

What would you like to accomplish through this experience?
How can you best approach those goals?

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CGCC Alumni Podcast Series: Supporting and Enriching Child Care in New Haven: Janna Wagner ’95, All Our Kin

Janna Wagner, founder and Chief Learning Officer of All Our Kin, shares her experience founding a nonprofit in New Haven to support family childcare businesses and improve children’s early learning experiences.  #yale #cgcc #nonprofit #education #childcare #newhaven

Created by: Claire …

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Yale Student Positions with Center for Business and the Environment

Go here to view some openings within Yale’s CBEY.

Some highlights:

A Clean Energy Policy Associate to work on clean energy policy case studies, and other course material for the FDCE program’s policy course, which we’re working on updating this …

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Nonprofit Jobs & Internships

The following positions were all found from the following 3 sources: Yale Career Link, Idealist.org, Globaljobs.org. For more listings like these, be sure to check out these websites.

Internships (Paid)

DC Youth Orchestra, Program Intern – $3,500 stipend. Deadline May …

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Student Athletes Preparing for Interviews

Considering their discipline and dedication to their sport, the hours of practice they put in and how they must perform throughout their college years. I suggest that athletes consider approaching an interview similar to how they would a big game, …

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Sports Jobs Boards

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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Environmental Professional Associations – Seniors

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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How to Become a Change Agent

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

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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Environmental Jobs Sites & Tips on the Job Search Process

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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