As a student in Novo Nordisk you get the opportunity to learn more about the pharmaceutical industry, our business areas and product portfolio and our management framework. You will have the chance to put your theoretical knowledge into practise. At the same time you gain industry experience and build an invaluable network of talented colleagues throughout the organisation.
Around 300 students are working at our headquarters in Denmark. Students are also employed at our affiliate offices around the world – for more information, please take a look at our affiliate sites.
Our students typically work 15-20 hours a week. They generally have flexible working hours which enable them to continue their studies. Students who successfully complete an assignment at Novo Nordisk are highly-employable. Due to the mix of academic qualifications and industry experience they have gained, many go on to achieve a permanent position with us.
Employees at Novo Nordisk are united in their commitment to making a difference by changing the lives of millions of people around the world with chronic conditions such as diabetes.
Students at Novo Nordisk have a variety of responsibilities depending on the business area in which they are working. Tasks can include administrative functions, supporting existing projects or being solely responsible for new projects. Responsibilities vary in size depending on the amount of time your studies allow - and whether it is a student job, internship or thesis assignment. This also depends on your individual capabilities, experience and level of education.
At Novo Nordisk we have an inclusive culture where every employee’s opinion is valued – including students. Wherever you are employed, you will get a job with challenging and independent tasks.
Student positions are advertised on the Jobs section of our Careers website. We have students employed in all of our business areas. Read more information about our business areas:
Research and Development
Sales and marketing
Applicants must be studying for a bachelor’s or master’s degree and ideally with a minimum of 1-2 years of studies left. In addition, you should have achieved good results in your previous education. Novo Nordisk’s corporate language is English, and so you must write and speak English fluently.
You should be ambitious, flexible and open-minded and able to adapt well in a corporate environment. You will be solving a range of tasks in co-operation with colleagues and should be at ease working in a team as well as independently on assignments.
Meet Novo Nordisk at career fairs, company visits and other events and hear more about career offers.