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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Travel Reimbursement Program 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 to help offset costs associated with travel for interviews and/or auditions of Yale College Class of 2020 graduates. …

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If you are interested in getting alerts in your inbox on all things related to Common Good & Creative Careers, you can now sign up for a customized newsletter based on your specific industry interests within Common Good & Creative …

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Common Good & Creative Careers Alumni Podcast Episodes

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As part of the Office of Career Strategy’s Take this Job and Love it Podcast, Common Good & Creative Careers has developed programming by interviewing CGCC Alumni. Current student and CGCC Fellow, Claire Zalla, YC ’21 has interviewed various Yale …

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International Development and NGO

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International Development (ID) focuses on improving the welfare of a community or communities at a global level. Areas of international development include foreign aid, governance, disaster relief, microfinance, humanitarian aid, gender equality, healthcare, and infrastructure, peace and conflict resolution, and …

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Foundations and Philanthropy

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Philanthropy is the act of generosity associated with giving money, property, goods, time and services to charitable causes and institutions with the intention of improving the well-being of humanity. Foundations are organizations established to disperse funds to support charitable causes …

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Economic Development and Social Enterprise

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Social Enterprise

Social enterprises are businesses that simultaneously have two goals: to create social impact, and to make a profit. Social entrepreneurs apply market-based strategies and business models towards a social mission to serve populations in need through innovation. They …

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Advocacy and Community Organizations

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Many organizations in the social sector advocate on a macro/micro level regarding a particular issue or right of an individual or group. A sampling of issues include equal access to education, human trafficking, conservation of forests, worker and employment rights, …

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Help us design a post-coronavirus residency programme

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As a small and nascent retreat for writers and artists, COVID-19 hit us right after our pilot phase. The nation-wide lock-down was announced days before the publication of the list of artists and writers that would have populated our old …

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