Cancer Research UK

Cancer Research UK

Training & Profiles

Are you a sharp minded and forward-thinking graduate who can help us beat cancer?

At Cancer Research UK, we are leading life-saving research in the fight against all cancers. Innovative science, dynamic business capabilities and bold marketing strategies combine in a world class organisation pioneering scientific excellence.

The graduate opportunities we have to offer are truly unique. With a commercial strength that's equivalent to a FTSE 350 company and an international reputation for innovative research, we're perfectly positioned to train leaders of the future. If you're a graduate full of fresh ideas and with a history of achievement, both academic and extra- curricular, we have five streams for you to choose from, each designed to give you a solid grounding for your career. This year we are recruiting for graduates in:

  • Corporate
  • Science
  • IT
  • Fundraising & Marketing
  • Policy, Information & Communications

As one of our Graduate Trainees, you'll be exposed to four different teams across your area of interest, spending six months in each. You'll gain an in-depth knowledge of our organisation whilst developing all the skills and experience you need for your future career. To make sure you get the most out of your scheme, we'll give you plenty of training, development and support, including a dedicated mentor and a development plan that's tailored to meet your personal needs. You'll be free to explore your potential through groundbreaking projects and bespoke training - and shape the future growth of the world's leading cancer charity dedicated to saving lives through research.

Every day we achieve extraordinary things by being innovative, imaginative and bold in our work. If you're as ambitious as we are, join us and enjoy an excellent career as we work together to save lives and add years.

For more details and to apply, please visit our website.

Application Procedure

Please refer to our website.

  • Regional Corporate Partnerships at Cancer Research UK

    Very relaxed - by two ladies - very friendly. Competency based Questions: example of team work example of when something went wrong. How did you go around changing it? What did you learn? What kind of leader are you in a team? How would