Graduates & Interns Blog

Career Coaching: having my personality mapped and learning to ‘be more Bolt’

Posted on Vivienne Reddick
A month ago I won a competition to go and have some career coaching with two great companies: Willis Towers Watson Careers, and Planet K2. The prize was made up of two parts: 1) A Saville Wave Test, and coaching session with Willis Towers Watson and 2) a Performance coaching session with Planet K2. Willis Towers Watson (WTW from now on…we know Virgin loves a good acronym) sent me over a Saville Wave Test to …

5 Minutes With … Rosemary

Posted on Heather Niblett
We chatted with Rosemary to find out a bit more about her graduate scheme experiences. and get her top tips. Rosemary completed her Bachelor of Science at the University of Surrey. Rosemary is currently in her 3rd year of the Finance Graduate Programme in her final placement in Group FP&A (Financial Planning & Analysis). This team collates the results, forecast and budget from all divisions across UK and Ireland and then provides analysis and data …

My First Year As An Engineer

Posted on Sam Sharp
My first year with Virgin Media has flown by, and to think how much I’ve learned and how much I feel a part of the family is crazy. I started my first six months based in the Winnersh office working in the Programme Delivery team, focusing on the Access network. I actually spent the first couple of weeks in the role out in one of our technical sites in Watford, helping upgrade the equipment we …

A Leap Of Faith From Engineer to Business Manager

Posted on Adam Lowes
Hello! My name’s Adam and I’m on the Engineering Scheme, I’ve been here for over a year now, time flies when you’re having fun. However it’s not my first stint at Virgin Media, I completed a Year in Industry here working in Operations, and you can read all about that here! It’s been a busy old 12 months; I started the scheme working as a Project Manager in Core Networks and Operations, working on some …

Completing my People Graduate Scheme in Amsterdam

Posted on Niamh Doherty
I’ve just finished the People Graduate scheme and my last placement was certainly a memorable one! I had the fantastic opportunity of hopping over the water to Amsterdam for six months to work with our parent company Liberty Global.