Posts Categorized: Finance

Expectations Exceeded: The Realities of my Summer At UPMC

It was May 25th, the day before my 11-week internship with UPMC was to begin. For months, that day had been approaching—slowly, but surely. But that day was essentially here now, and I truly didn’t know what to expect from here on out. Although I often try to go into new experiences with as few… Read more »

UPMC Culture: The Perfect Oxymoron

Defining the culture of an organization as large and diverse as UPMC can be a difficult task. However, after working as a UPMC Summer Associate I believe the culture is best summarized by three traits that describe the employees: relaxed, hard-working, and self-accountable.  Furthermore, I believe that these traits complement each other almost perfectly and… Read more »

College Knowledge in the Workplace

While in school, we constantly hear from professors, parents, and recruiters that the vast majority of what you learn in the classroom will never be used in the workforce, at least not directly. Of course, this can be a concerning reality given all the time, effort, and stress that go into succeeding academically in college.  This… Read more »