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Why I Overcame My Fears to Become A Nurse: My Care Changes Lives

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Once a Patient, Now a Life-Saver: My Care Changes Lives

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Tara Tucker

Inspired to Make a Difference: My Care Changes Lives

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Alvine Taylor, Professional Staff Nurse, UPMC Susquehanna Williamsport

Two Communities, One Passion: My Care Changes Lives

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Joe Serafin

I Have Seen What Health Care Can Do: My Care Changes Lives

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Corporate Finance vs. Public Accounting: Make an Informed Choice!

As accounting students, professors often direct us toward careers in public accounting. Since most programs offer a Master’s, which provides the necessary requirements to sit for the Uniform Certified Public Accountant Exam, it seems like a logical choice. Public accounting affords exposure to numerous industries, allowing for professional growth and insightful experiences. However, through UPMC’s… Read more »

The Intricacies of Finance within Health Care

When looking for a unique and challenging internship opportunity for this summer, I turned to the health care industry for an engaging atmosphere that would develop my professional skills. The health care industry presents complex and interesting problems in an ever-changing socio-political environment. With this varying legislation and regulation comes the adaptation of health care… Read more »

The Benefits of Working Closely with Your Manager

No matter your placement for the UPMC Summer Associates Program, the one thing that you will be unable to escape is your manager – and that’s a good thing! You will interact with your manager more than anyone else throughout your internship as he or she gives you projects, brings you to meetings, and trains… Read more »

The Chorus of My Career

The lab isn’t a quiet place–far from it, actually. If someone was to come in and record audio in our lab, they would probably classify it as “white noise.” However, to the trained ear of a Medical Technologist, the sounds of the lab make up the sound track of my day, the chorus of my… Read more »