In the world of COVID-19, so many things are different – which now includes internship experiences. Olympus employees, like so many others, are primarily working remotely from home offices, joined together by video calls and electronic communication rather than shared office encounters. This means our interns have been learning how to navigate the corporate world from their apartments, dorm rooms, and family homes. In most cases, our interns have only met their semester-long teammates (and sometimes their dogs and children) through their computer screens.
We asked our current interns about their virtual experiences, the projects they’re working on, and how they stay connected virtually. Here’s what they had to say.