Posts Tagged: career

Where Are They Now? Spotlight On: Alissa Marchi

Alissa Marchi is a Senior Accounting Analyst in the Enterprise Accounting department with a focus in Hospital Accounting. She began her career as a Summer Associate in the Health Plan General Accounting and Financial Reporting department where she had exposure to both finance and accounting tasks. Marchi claims her favorite part of her first summer… Read more »

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 »