Cancer Research UK is the world’s leading independent charity dedicated to cancer research. They carry out scientific research to help prevent, diagnose and treat cancer – subsequently saving hundreds of thousands of lives across the world. It is said that one in three of us is likely to get cancer. Cancer Research UK’s innovative work, funded almost entirely by the general public, ensures that millions more people survive.

Cancer Research UK fosters a workplace culture built on passion, ambition and groundbreaking work. Whether you’re a school leaver, undergraduate or graduate, you can be confident of developing your skills at one of UK’s leading charities. And you’ll be doing something different and extraordinary – you’re changing lives. If you’re smart, brave, engaging and optimistic, a career at Cancer Research UK could be perfect for you. 


early career hires last year


employees in the UK

£634 million

annual revenue