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Great insight into the charity sector with the one of the UK's most recognisable charity

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Former Intern - Corporate Parnerships Intern in London, England
Former Intern - Corporate Parnerships Intern in London, England

I worked at Cancer Research UK as an intern (Less than a year)

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Recommends
Neutral Outlook

Pros

- Interesting work in Corporate Partnerships to work with top companies linked to the Cancer Research UK
- Friendly working environment - open-plan concept, great location at Angel building
- Good facilities: cafeteria
- Chance to contribute to charity through volunteering
- Good working hours
- Great support for Interns

Cons

- Large organisation structure - can sometimes lead to less challenging jobs being asked to be done
- Sometimes some of those who worked there lacked the interest to get involved in the charity activities

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  1. Very friendly employers

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    Former Employee - Shop Volunteer in London, England
    Former Employee - Shop Volunteer in London, England

    I worked at Cancer Research UK

    Recommends
    Recommends

    Pros

    The management was very helpful and always on hand when help was needed

    Cons

    Some of the other employees were not completely friendly

    Advice to Management

    Thankyou for the volunteering opportunity

  2. Lab rat!

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    Former Employee - PhD Student in Leeds, England
    Former Employee - PhD Student in Leeds, England

    I worked at Cancer Research UK

    Pros

    Well funded relative to university equivalent labs
    Good people, collaborative working environment
    Great technical support services
    Connectedness between CRUK funded groups

    Cons

    CRUK groups in the provinces get overlooked
    No focus on personal or career development
    Innovation not always supported or sought

    Advice to Management

    Focus on the development and career progression ambitions of junior researchers
    Promote collaboration
    Address London-non London imbalance
    Encourage exposure to science in the real world

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