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Cancer Research UK Overview

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London, England
1001 to 5000 employees
1982
Non-profit Organisation
Health Fundraising Organisations
$100 to $500 million (USD) per year
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Cancer Research UK is the world's leading independent charity dedicated to cancer research. We carry out scientific research to help prevent, diagnose and treat cancer. We have discovered new ways to beat cancer that together have saved hundreds of thousands of ... Read more

Mission: We want survival in the UK to be among the best in the world. We’re focusing our efforts in four key areas – working to help prevent cancer, diagnose it earlier, develop new treatments and optimise current treatments by personalising them and making them even ... Read more

Cancer Research UK Reviews

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Cancer Research UK CEO Harpal Kumar
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    I have been working at Cancer Research UK part-time

    Pros

    staff are friendly
    can buy items you want

    Cons

    sometimes shop is quiet so working at till can be boring

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Cancer Research UK Photos

Cancer Research UK photo of: Runners at Race for Life
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Cancer Research UK Interviews

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    Internship Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Islington, England
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
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    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Cancer Research UK (Islington, England) in August 2017.

    Interview

    Online application followed by an email invitation to an interview at Angel Building in Islington. I was interviewed by three people and it lasted approximately 40 minutes. They asked me competency based questions and I was informed 2 weeks afterwards.

    Interview Questions

    • Why have you applied for an internship at CRUK and what skills and experience do you hope to gain during the placement   1 Answer
    • Tell us about a project or a piece of work you are most proud of   1 Answer
    • Tell us about a time when you have influenced others to change their minds about something   1 Answer
    • Can you tell us about a time when you spotted an opportunity to solve a problem or improve something that no on else has noticed?   1 Answer
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Cancer Research UK Awards & Accolades

  • Britain's Top 100 Graduate Employers, The Sunday Times (UK), 2012

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