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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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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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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Yale College: Peer Networking Lists

Contact Recent Yale graduates from Class of 2017-2021, and current Yale students to discuss their post-graduate roles and summer employment experiences!

Are you wondering where Yalies go after graduation? Perhaps you want to see what kind of summer internships are …

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How to Add Extracurricular Activities to Your Resume—So They Actually Help Your Job Search

When you’re writing a resume, your education and past jobs are far from the only things that matter. The truth is, the past experiences and skills that employers care about can come from a number of places. And particularly when …

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Transferrable Skills for Student Athletes

What are transferable skills?
Transferable skills are a set of skills that one develops over time and can be useful to employers across various jobs and industries. There are certain skills that a student athlete naturally develops during years
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Yale Student Athletes: The Job Search Process & Utilizing the Yale Alumni Network

Are you a current student athlete at Yale who is not sure how to approach the job search process? Do you want to find out what other student athletes have done after graduation? Interested in utilizing the Yale Alumni Network?

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Common Good & Creative Careers Alumni Podcast Episodes

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

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

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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