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A Virtually Hands-On Substation Experience for Interns

Calling the 2020 summer intern program for Pepco Holdings (PHI) unique would be an understatement. As the pandemic ripped through the world and disrupted much of normal society, many people, including a majority of PHI employees, were introduced to the reality of working from home. Many full-time employees had to deal with setting up a home office, kids learning virtually from home, and even remembering how to work their laptop webcams. Interns who were new to working full-time faced another set of challenges, including getting access to the necessary computer programs, knowing who to reach out to when they needed help with tasks and, most important, finding out what Pepco Holdings does as a company.

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