Graduates & Interns Blog

A Few Months In As An Engineering Graduate

Posted on Sophie Bannerman
I’m now two months into my first graduate rotation, and it has been an extremely busy and exciting few weeks. With the Engineering Graduate scheme, we are given the opportunity to attend a lot of training sessions and courses to develop both our soft skills as well as broaden our technical knowledge. A number of these sessions have been open to all Engineering Graduates and Interns which has given us the chance to integrate as …

Life in the Real World, As an Analyst Graduate

Posted on Holly Tibbles
I am now just finishing up my second month working for Virgin Media on the analyst scheme, after graduating from university only a few months ago. I didn’t really know what I wanted to do when I finished university, and after studying maths I had lots of different options – but none of them seemed right for me. When I found VMs analyst programme it just looked perfect for what I wanted! I work in …

Visiting our Customer Contact Centre

Posted on Zach Pressey
An important part of the internships that Virgin Media offer is the exposure that you gain to all the different areas of the company. Last week I was able to visit one of our customer contact centres in Manchester. Alongside a few of the other interns, I was introduced to various different departments in the office and was able to gain a better understanding of how these parts of the business are run. The first …

Like Putting on an Old Pair of Comfy Trainers…

Posted on Adam Lowes
Spending 12 months at Virgin Media just wasn’t enough for me, so I was quick to snap up the opportunity to return back to the business on the engineering graduate scheme. My internship in Operations was certainly delightfully surprising, I was given proper responsibility from the off and the steep learning curve made sure I was kept on my toes. I can’t put my finger on my single favourite part of my internship but my …

My Ride Out – A Day In The Field

Posted on Emillie Hill
I turned up at 8am at the central Reading “red shed” – if you don’t know what this is it’s basically a big warehouse that stores all of the technical products engineers need (funnily enough it wasn’t big and red as I expected), ready to learn all about the world of service and install in the field. I was immediately greeted by Paul, the access manager, who gave me a high Vis and introduced me …