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Cancer Research UK Overview

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London, England (UK)
1001 to 5000 employees
1982
Nonprofit Organization
Health Fundraising Organizations
$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

Cancer Research UK Reviews

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Cancer Research UK CEO Harpal Kumar
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    Pros

    Fiercely hardworking employees while maintaining great work-life balance.

    Cons

    I did not experience any.

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Cancer Research UK Photos

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Cancer Research UK photo of: CRUK Shop Opening
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Cancer Research UK Interviews

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    Shop Assistant Interview

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    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeks. I interviewed at Cancer Research UK in October 2017.

    Interview

    Application process was simple and easy. Took around 1 month which was standard but kept up to date through emails and through the site which was good. The interview which was a competency based was very intense meaning experience was key in answering the questions. Even though it was intense both interviewers were fantastic and I was made to feel completely at ease, prompted as to when I should elaborate further on the questions I was answering. As I have had many interviews before I can easily say that this is one of the best interviews I have had.

    Interview Questions

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Cancer Research UK Awards & Accolades

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

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