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Cancer Research UK Overview

London, England (UK)
1001 to 5000 employees
1982
Non-profit Organisation
Health Charities
€100 to €500 million (EUR) per year
Competitors

British Heart Foundation, Macmillan Cancer Support, Save the Children UK

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

Cancer Research UK Reviews

  • "A great cause and friendly internal culture"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Internal Communications Specialist in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Internal Communications Specialist in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Cancer Research UK full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    - flexible working
    - friendly people
    - great pension
    - lovely office
    - great progress with EDI agenda

    Cons

    - very heirarchial
    - HR policies don't make sense

    Advice to Management

    Be less heirarchial and let junior members shine through with their ideas

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Cancer Research UK Photos

Cancer Research UK photo of: Runners at Race for Life
Cancer Research UK photo of: CRUK Shop Opening
Cancer Research UK photo of: Harpal Kumar at the London Marathon
Cancer Research UK photo of: Breaking Barriers
Cancer Research UK photo of: Volunteers At Shine Night Walk
Cancer Research UK photo of: Healthy Living at CRUK
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Cancer Research UK Interviews

Experience

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Getting an Interview

Getting an Interview
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    Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in London, England (UK)
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Cancer Research UK (London, England (UK)) in January 2018.

    Interview

    Applied online, received an invitation for an online test a couple of days later, the topics given were much more difficult than the job requirements, but I still made it passed and received an on-site interview invitation. The on-site experience was not so good. I just found the people I met were not passionate about their work at all. I could felt the interviewers were quite fake when giving their answers. I didn't think they were willing to work at cancer research.

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Cancer Research UK Awards & Accolades

  • Rate My Placement Top 100 Undergraduate Employers, Rate My Placement, 2018
  • The Guardian UK 300: the most popular graduate employers for 2018/19, The Guardian, 2018
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