Getting engrossed in a specific team and learning about that business unit is the day to day of the internship. But the exciting part is to connect the dots and see how this mico-specific project relates to the macro strategic initiatives of the company.
There is so much to learn and the time is so short. Every time you learn something new, you realize there are a multitude of other complementary/supporting factors you were previously unaware of.
Advice to Potential Interns
Make sure to dedicate time to understand how your daily tasks might be the roots, but that it is important to maintain the learning perspective to understand how the roots support an entire forest. Take time to anchor yourself to the high-level strategic initiatives.