Graduates & Interns Blog

Experience of the Finance Internship

Posted on Ben Tucker
Within Project Lightning – our exciting initiative to boost the availability of Virgin Media across the UK, I have been given the sole charge of running the Opex (Operational expenditure) elements totalling £7.8 million for 2015 and increasing to £17.1 million next year. As a result of Project Lightning being announced in February 2015, some of the financials are relatively unknown and unpredictable, providing scope for me to develop and set the basis for the …

Supporting STEM through Virgin Media

Posted on Emma Thomas
Virgin Media have supported my passion and ambition for promoting STEM based activities in schools in recent years. When I started on the Engineering Graduate scheme in 2012, I had just taken up a role to voluntarily run a National Educational scheme (EWB-Outreach) promoting STEM in an international development context. During the graduate scheme I used my charity day to volunteer for Engineers without Borders (EWB) and presented this as part of our 6 monthly …