Internships

If you have any enquiries about our internships please contact the Volunteering team

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Applications for our Autumn 2016 voluntary internships have now closed

We are no longer accepting applications for our Autumn 2016 internships. We will be aiming to contact all candidates regarding the outcome of their application by the last week of July.

Alternatively, our Spring intake will be starting in January 2017, and we will be accepting applications in October. If you would like to register your interest to receive a reminder once applications open, then please send a blank email with the subject header 'Spring Reminder' to placements@cancer.org.uk

The scheme

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.

Volunteer for science

Only 5 minutes to spare? You can still support our charity by classifying cells in our citizen science project, Cell Slider.

Start classifying cells

Volunteering policy

We are committed to giving you the best experience possible.

Read our policy

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Join our Cheer Team at the 2015 Virgin Money London Marathon, and help support our runners get to the finish line! 

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