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Gen Z Sees Benefit of Offices After Lonely Summer Internships

Harris Poll survey shows young people find it difficult to make connections and learn company culture while working from home. 

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Photographer: Stefan Wermuth/Bloomberg

A summer of disappointing internships has made the drawbacks of remote work apparent for a new generation of employees.

Young people just entering the workforce as interns or new hires encountered half-empty offices, absent managers and sporadic networking opportunities, according to a new survey from the Harris Poll.