Bid Team Support Executive at Xerox

Placement Year (10 Months+)
Uxbridge Greater London
Review Date
£14,000 - £15,999


The Role



The Role

1. To what extent did you enjoy your work placement or internship?

I erally enjoyed my job, i had alot of responsibility and each day was different


2. To what extent did you feel valued by your colleagues?

Team worked well together and i played a vital role in the day to day activities


3. To what extent were you given support and guidance by management/your supervisor(s)?

My manager supported my throughout and let me have time off to do uni work etc


4. How busy were you on a daily basis?

There were times when the job was quiet but that happens in every job - everyday there was something for me to do


5. How much responsibility were you given during your placement?

i feel that i was trusted and was given responsibility when it came ot responding to tenders with the odd input from my manager


6. To what extent did/will the skills you developed, and training you received, assist you in your degree studies and beyond?

i think the skills that i learnt are going to be invaluable and will help alot when i go back to uni


The Organisation

7. What was the general atmosphere in your office?

Atmosphere on the whole was very positive


8. How well organised was the overall work placement or internship set up?

Xerox have alot of placement students and this therefore meant that it was well organised and everything was set up (email etc) before i even started


9. In terms of personal training and development, to what extent did the company or firm invest in you?

Took part in a couple of online training schemes and it was compulosry to take part in some


10. What were the perks on your work placement?

  • National Travel
  • Company Parties/Events

11. How appealing are future employment prospects within the organisation?

Open to apply to be first in line to know about grad jobs - will be applying and will see what jobs are available - wouldn't say no to coming back if the job etc was right for me



12. Was there a good social scene amongst any fellow placement students/colleagues?

Majority of the placement students were up for going out most weeks - however this was mainly on weekdays and some people couldn't always go due to their job


13. What was the cost of living and socialising in the area you worked in?

Rent was very expensive and due to being on the outskirts of london it was alot more expensive - nights out etc


14. What was the Nightlife like in the area you worked?

Alot of pubs in Uxbridge and one nightclub - student nights were good as it was cheaper but in order to have a bit of choice needed to go further afield


15. Were there many opportunities to get involved in activities outside of work?

I know there was a football team for the boys but nothing really available for the girls to do apart from the local gym