Cancer Research UK Employee Reviews about "working environment"

Updated 28 Jun 2020

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Cancer Research UK CEO Michelle Mitchell (no image)
Michelle Mitchell
42 Ratings
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  • "Low rate compared to commercial due to being charity but still ok(in 34 reviews)

  • "Don't for a second think CRUK is going to pay you a fair amount for the work you do(in 18 reviews)

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  1. "crud"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Postdoctoral Researcher in Manchester, England

    I have been working at Cancer Research UK full-time

    Pros

    highly collaborative working environment with good knowledge in cancer research

    Cons

    time restricted research contracts may be limiting

  2. "CRUK Beatson"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - PhD Student in Glasgow, Scotland
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Cancer Research UK full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Excellent working environment and access to world-leading expertise

    Cons

    None, but the Institute is far away from the city centre, so commuting is a bit of a pain

  3. "Great employef"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Partnerships in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Cancer Research UK full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Really great work environment and great cause

    Cons

    Recent office move might be inconvenient location for some

  4. "Cancer Research UK"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Senior Research Executive in London, England

    I have been working at Cancer Research UK full-time

    Pros

    Friendly staff, lovely work environment

    Cons

    Less opportunity for progression here

  5. "Great charity"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Local Fundraising Manager in Belfast, Northern Ireland
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Cancer Research UK full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Fantastic ethos and working environment. Passionate about staff.

    Cons

    Large organisation, easy to feel lost.

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  6. "Good working place"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Postdoctoral Researcher 

    I worked at Cancer Research UK full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Nice working environment, state of art facilities.

    Cons

    Contracts are not very long, 3-4 years, no major benefits.

  7. "Great Charity to work for"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - ASM- Assistant Store Manager 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Cancer Research UK full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good working environment, can be challenging but fulfilling at the same time.

    Cons

    Fund raising events one after another. Not spaced out through the year properly.

  8. "Sales Assistant"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends

    I worked at Cancer Research UK part-time

    Pros

    Really friendly staff, customers and a lovely working environment. Such a positive atmosphere and a really fun job.

    Cons

    On feet all day but keeps you fit!!

  9. "Good for volunteering"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Shop Assistant in Edinburgh, Scotland

    I worked at Cancer Research UK part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    -friendly work environment -management let's you decide about which tasks you'd like to take on

    Cons

    -some team members might not pull their weight

  10. "A lovely organisation!"

    5.0
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    Former Intern - Intern in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Cancer Research UK for less than a year

    Pros

    Very nice working environment Warm and welcoming team Good working hours Nicest staff ever! Great intern cohort

    Cons

    Not the most structured work

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