Careers at Cancer Research UK
By joining the Cancer Research UK you not only will work on your career, but also help to beat the cancer sooner. Cancer Research schemes are ranked no. 2 on the Guardian 300 best employers list.
Cancer Research UK Application Process
First Assessment Centre
Second Assessment Centre
Cancer Research Telephone / Skype Interview
Telephone interviews can be daunting. Especially, when someone lacks the confidence to talk to strangers on the phone. The awareness of this conversation being the first interaction with someone from the Cancer Research UK only makes it even more stressful. So it’s important to know how to snap out of that nervousness.
Cancer Research Aptitude Tests
Psychometric tests are a key component of Cancer Research Application Process. Depending on the Graduate Program route the candidates are taking, they might be required to sit Numerical Reasoning Tests, Verbal Reasoning Test, Diagrammatic/ Logical Reasoning Test.
Cancer Research Numerical Reasoning Tests
The multiple - choice Cancer Research Numerical Test assesses your ability to evaluate, analyze, and interpret numerical information that will be provided to you in charts, graphs, and tables. You will have limited time to find a correct answer, so all the calculations like percentages, ratios, and basic arithmetic should be executed quickly and accurately.
Cancer Research Verbal Reasoning Tests
Cancer Research Verbal Reasoning Test comprises a series of paragraphs which you will be required to read and a set of questions matching the information provided in paragraphs. Your answer options will be True, False or Cannot Tell.
Cancer Research Diagrammatic/ Logical Reasoning Tests
The diagrammatic and logical reasoning tests will assess your sequence and pattern identification skills, logical thinking and ability to approach a problem and how good you are at solving it. But be careful - it’s easier said than done. You have a limited time to do it - a minute or less per question. The difficulty of questions is also likely to increase gradually. Therefore, good timing is vital.
Cancer Research Assessment Day
If you managed to pass the aptitude tests with high scores you will be asked to attend an assessment centre.
Cancer Research Written Exercise
You will be asked to write at least one report based on the plethora of reading you would be supplied with. The trick is to analyze the information pack, carefully but quickly. At this stage it is important that you have understood the company’s culture and your chosen division thoroughly.
Cancer Research Interview
Cancer Research UK Interviews are usually standard competency based, panel interviews during which you will have to chat with talent sponsors from the relevant area of the business. Thorough research on the desired values and behaviours is absolutely compulsory if you want to outshine other candidates at this stage.