INTERNSHIP: Employment Law

Student & Internship
US - Plainsboro, NJ
Working at Novo Nordisk
Novo Nordisk is a global healthcare company with more than 90 years of innovation and leadership in diabetes research, care and treatment. In addition, Novo Nordisk helps people defeat other serious chronic conditions such as rare bleeding disorders, growth hormone related disorders and obesity.
We create value through a patient centered business approach and balance a business philosophy of being financial, social and environmentally responsible. Working here is not just a way to make a living, but a way to make a difference. Your skills, dedication and ambition help us change lives for the better. You will not only have the opportunity to work with top talent but also benefit from a range of possibilities for professional and personal development.
  • Named on the inaugural list for the 100 Best Workplaces for Millennials
  • FORTUNE’s “100 Best Companies to Work for” for 8 consecutive years
  • Named on the country’s list of “Best Workplaces for Giving Back” by Great Place to Work and FORTUNE
Our Program
At Novo Nordisk, interns will have the opportunity to kick-start their careers by working closely with experienced industry professionals and gaining valuable, hands-on, full-time work experience. For ten weeks, beginning June 5th, interns will be immersed in the environment of a global pharmaceutical company and contribute to the line of business by providing sustainable and meaningful project work.
In addition to individual department responsibilities, interns will participate in the Innovation in Action Case Competition. Assigned to cross-functional teams, interns will work closely to develop an innovative and comprehensive solution to a business problem currently facing Novo Nordisk. At the conclusion of the program, teams will present their findings to a board of top NNI officials representing the various lines of business.
What You Will Gain
Our Early Talent Summer Internship Program will challenge you to be dynamic, efficient and innovative. Novo Nordisk’s workplace will allow you to gain exposure to a real-life corporate environment while providing you with hands-on working experiences. Our internship program also includes instructor led trainings, career presentations by our senior leadership, and a guided mentorship program to offer professional and personal development.
Scope of Position
You will have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience within the Legal and Corporate Affairs department where you will work with the Employment Law team to conduct legal research and prepare memoranda as needed on health care law and litigation matters. You will also have the opportunity to attend depositions, hearings, and client meetings regarding threatened or pending litigation.
  • Must be currently attending an accredited college or university pursuing a JD in Litigation Law, Employment Law, Healthcare Law, or a related discipline.
  • Strong academic record with a preferred cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher preferred
  • Conscientious self-starter with good organizational skills, project management skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to balance multiple projects and priorities, must be able to multi-task
  • Strong interpersonal communication and ability to collaborate with teams; must effectively operate independently, across functional lines, and with internal customers
  • Demonstrated personal initiative, self-motivation, flexibility, adaptability and willingness to learn
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Tools including Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States and not require work authorization sponsorship by our company for this position now or in the future.