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PharmD fellowship

The Industry Practice PharmD Fellowship is the ultimate career opportunity for postgraduate professionals looking to gain hands-on industry experience.

PharmD fellowship

Ready to begin a career in the industry?

The Novo Nordisk Industry Practice PharmD Fellowship is a competitive postdoctoral opportunity for recent PharmD graduates. 

Through this program, our Fellows will have the opportunity to make an impact in the areas of diabetes, obesity, rare bleeding disorders and hormone-related conditions, as well as for the patients living with these illnesses every day. Creating the safest, most effective products is essential to improved prevention, detection and treatment management.

Unique to our affiliate offices in Plainsboro, NJ, USA and Mississauga, ON, Canada, our Fellowships range from one to two-year programs that include instructor-led training, hands-on industry experience, and a guided mentorship program to offer professional and personal development.

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Our different PharmD fellowship tracks

1-year fellowship tracks

  • Medical Affairs
  • Regulatory Affairs Advertising & Promotion
  • Market Development & Promotional Education

2-year fellowship tracks

  • Multidisciplinary/Medical Information
  • Health Economics & Outcomes Research (HEOR)

Want more in-depth information regarding the different Fellowship tracks and gain insight into the organization? 

Download the PharmD Fellowship Brochure.

Practical information about the programme

Positions are available in Medical Affairs, Regulatory Affairs, Market Development, Medical Information and Health Economics & Outcomes Research.  The positions are advertised on the  Jobs section.

Here you can sign up to our job agent and receive an email when a position matching your criteria becomes available.

Applicants must have recently graduated with a PharmD degree or will graduate prior to the programme starting from an ACPE-accredited college of pharmacy. 

Novo Nordisk’s corporate language is English, and so you must write and speak English fluently.

The online application process will be open September through December with hired participants beginning in July of the following year for the New Jersey, USA Fellowship program and September for the ON, Canada Fellowship program.

People often ask us

Yes, as long as you plan to graduate within the same year that you are starting in a Fellowship position.

Yes, the Fellowship Programme is considered a full time position and your salary will be comparable with an entry level position. Salary and benefits is based upon local terms, depending on where you are hired.

To be considered as an applicant, you must officially apply to each Fellowship position posted on the Job Section. The online application process will be open September through December with hired participants beginning in July of the following year for the New Jersey, USA Fellowship program and September for the ON, Canada Fellowship program.

Yes, eligible participants will receive a basic relocation package.

Yes, we encourage applicants to apply to as many available positions that are appropriate for their educational background and interest.

You are not guaranteed a permanent position after completing the Fellowship.  However, the Fellowship program located in New Jersey, USA has a 72% retention rate average and the ON, Canada Fellowship program has a 100% retention rate.

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Internship programme

Experience working full-time for a global pharmaceutical company while pursing your bachelor’s, master’s or doctoral degree.

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STAR Programme

The STAR (Science Talent Attraction and Recruitment) programme is designed to offer Novo Nordisk scientists the opportunity to conduct research jointly with academia, to train and supervise young scientists in industrial research, to generate new knowledge and skills to strengthen competences and innovation.

Meet us

Meet us

Interested candidates will have the opportunity to speak with Novo Nordisk representatives to discuss career aspirations, gain insight into the organization and ask questions. Come find us at one of the many events we attend throughout the year!