As I write this blog from my at-home office, I want to describe for you a virtual experience like no previous NetApp program: the Summer 2020 NetApp Virtual Internship. For all interns in the past, their program took place in designated offices around the globe. This year, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 10 to 12 week learning experience has seen a massive change. It’s quite a challenge for my peers and me to navigate our full-time internships during a time when toilet paper can hardly be found. Thankfully, I have been fortunate to take part in an internship program turned virtual, unlike many of my peers who have experienced losses in opportunities resulting from the pandemic. Comparing our circumstances, I find my remote venture particularly advantageous. Here are three ways in which going virtual has benefited me.