It improves mine.
If you intern at a company doing X, it's usually because you're interested in X. 95% of the time you end up running errands and making coffee and maybe being exposed to X a little bit, sort of by osmosis.
These guys took their interns and actually let them play KSP in real life. That's awesome.
My roommate is in the same situation as you. She continues to mistake me for a chaffeur, So I keep mistaking her for a gas card.
Learn to drive, at least. It's a skill. Having a skill is always better than not having it.
I agree with you about walking (or biking).