Please complete an online application form for up to 2 streams by midday on Wednesday 12 April
Applications for our Summer 2017 voluntary internships are now open
Our application process has changed. Our 40 internship roles that have been organised into 7 general 'streams'. Each stream contains roles that are broadly similar; they require you to have similar skills and will give you broadly similar projects on your placement. The difference is that each role may be within a different team of the organisation or have a slightly different focus e.g. communicating with scientists or communicating with fundraising groups.
You will be able to apply to up to 2 streams but you must complete separate application forms for different streams.
The streams are:
Digital & Innovation
HR, Development & Partnerships
Marketing, Communications & Engagement
Policy & Public Affairs
Research, Strategy & Data Analysis
If your initial application is successful, you will be given more information about the specifics of your role before your interview. Interviews will take place between 1 May and 12 May.
For more information about the internship scheme, the application process and tips for creating a strong application, read this Internship Information Pack.
To apply, click on the Apply Now button, select a stream and follow the instructions in the role description. Applications close on Wednesday 12 April.
If you don't live in or near the cities where our summer internships are based, why not consider doing a regional internship?
To be notified when applications for our next regional events marketing internships open, please send a blank email to email@example.com with the subject 'Regional Internship Reminder'.
Every year in January, June and September, Cancer Research UK hosts around 40 interns to volunteer on 12-week projects. Our internships are a great chance for you to get a unique insight into the charity sector, boost your CV and discover and develop your skills – all whilst playing your part in the fight against cancer.
Our internships are based in London, supporting our head office teams, or regionally, supporting our events or volunteer fundraising teams across the country.
Cancer Research UK internships have been consistently recognised as some of the top in the country. This year we were ranked in Rate My Placement's Top 100 Undergraduate Employers, and our scheme won the National Council for Work Experience’s Best Charity Sector Internship Award in 2013.