Rating

4/5
  • Skills
    4.3
  • Responsibilities
    3.0
  • Support & Guidance
    4.0
  • Culture
    4.0
  • Your Impressions
    4.0

    Overview

  • 1. Please give an overview of your role and what this involves on a day-to-day basis.
  • - IT Support - App development - Voice Assistant development - Volunteering opportunities


    Skills

  • 2. Have you learnt any new skills, or developed your existing skills?
  • I have learnt a lot of new skills and developed existing soft skills such that: - Presentation skills - Time management - Stakeholder management - Collaboration - Programming - Research & application


  • How would you rate the training provided during your experience?
  • 4/5

  • How would you rate your development of industry-specific skills during the experience?
  • 4/5

  • How would you rate your development of personal / soft skills during the experience?
  • 5/5

  • Please rate how these skills have helped you in your career development
  • 4/5

    Responsibilities

  • 3. Were you given much responsibility during your placement / internship?
  • Yes, although doing an internship during the pandemic the company provided us with good exposure to the business by hosting several virtual events. I was given org level admin responsibilities to a communication platform assisting with any problems users had on daily basis.


  • Please rate how meaningful the work you were doing was
  • 3/5

    Support & Guidance

  • 4. How much support and guidance did you receive during your placement / internship?
  • Alot, the internship provides you of all the following: -Line Manager, Team, Mentor, Buddy - Accessibility of support from careers -Guidance with problems


  • How would you rate the support and guidance from your line manager?
  • 4/5

  • How would you rate the support and guidance from the wider team?
  • 4/5

    Culture

  • 5. What was the company culture and general atmosphere like?
  • Virgin Media's values of Insatiable Curiosity, Delightfully Surprising, Heartfelt Service, Smart Disruption, Straight Up, and Red Hot Relevance where very dominant during my internship. There are a wide range of social events and voluntary initiatives available.


  • How would you rate the inclusiveness of the culture?
  • 4/5

  • How would you rate the social opportunities?
  • 4/5

  • How would you rate the diversity initiatives?
  • 3/5

  • How would you rate the charity, sustainability and corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives?
  • 5/5

    Your Impressions

  • 6. To what extent did you enjoy your placement / internship?
  • I enjoyed a lot and would do it again I have definitely worked a lot on my personal development and the skills I have gained are transferable and was given the opportunity to network a lot.


  • Please rate your level of enjoyment on your placement / internship
  • 4/5

  • Please rate how your experience met your expectations
  • 4/5

  • Please rate the future employment prospects at Virgin Media
  • 4/5

  • 7. Would you recommend Virgin Media to a friend?
  • Yes


  • 8. What advice would you give to others applying to Virgin Media
  • Be yourself, do your research there a wide range of roles. If the role seems our of your comfort zone but some thing you are interested in apply as Virgin Media provides the training and support and a lot of the employees have been in the same position where are in roles completely different to their background.


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Details

Placement Year (10 Months+)

Information Technology

Greater London

26th April 2021


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