The recruitment process at a glance

Applications will open on 6 December 2017 and end on 8 January 2018 for graduate careers starting 1 September 2018.

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How does the application process look like?

Step 1: Find out which programme(s) is/are relevant for you! If you’re in doubt, please check the programme overview and explore the best fit based on your educational background and interest. You can also learn more about the different graduate programmes and meet us at our different career events around the world!

Step 2: When you have found the best fit for your profile and career aspirations, please go ahead and apply by following the application process. The process includes that you must record a 1 minute personal presentation video enabling Novo Nordisk to get a good feeling about who you are and how you will match our organisation.

When applying make sure to have your cover letter, CV and a transcript of your latest grades ready.  

For more information about the video, please watch the below.

Step 3: The shortlisted candidates will be invited for an initial interview with the programme manager or a local HR representative. The candidates who will not be invited for an interview will be notified by mail. Feedback will be provided to the candidates who have been invited for an interview only.

Step 4: The successful candidates will be invited to the Graduate Recruitment Centre, taking place in Copenhagen, Denmark. 

Below video from 2017 gives a feeling of what to expect.

Graduate Recruitment Centre

At the latest Graduate Recruitment Centre in 2017, 95 candidates took part in a 1 day assessment event in Novo Nordisk headquarters in Bagsværd, Denmark.

Candidates took part in interviews, team and individual exercises and were given feedback on personality and aptitude tests conducted prior to the Graduate Recruitment Centre. 


What is the recruitment timeline?

Applications will open on 6 December 2017 and end on 8 January 2018. 

Video/phone interview. Final candidates will be selected and invited for the Graduate Recruitment Centre.

The Graduate Recruitment Centre is hosted in Copenhagen, Denmark.

The Graduate programmes start 1 September 2018.