Undergraduate Blog / Author: Steven McDermott

Steven McDermott

Career Advice to Future Self

The summer is near its conclusion as we are close to entering August and so is my internship. While I am excitedly waiting to start my senior year, it will be sad leaving the American Heart Association at Denver. Throughout my internship, I learned a lot and developed immensely as a professional. Here are a…

Steven McDermott

The Work You Do Matters — Believe It!

The wind rushes by me at well over 2 miles above sea level. Life is sparse at the top of the Rocky Mountains; only marmots are spotted scampering around the short grass that is able to grow here, some of which is still covered with snow. The snow is slowly melting downhill – trickles are…

Steven McDermott

Maximize Your Internship Experience

When I arrived at my internship at the American Heart Association, I was expecting them to have a whole laid out plan of what I would do over the summer. I don’t know why I expected that, but I did. When I got there, I was sorely disappointed to hear that it was more like,…

Steven McDermott

The A-Z of Tips and Bits

I have the privilege to intern with the American Heart Association in Denver this summer. Below, I have compiled an A-Z list of what the AHA does, some tips to future interns, and some personal notes. Enjoy! American Heart Association (AHA); The non-profit I’ll be interning at this summer.  Billion. The AHA has funded more…