Novo Nordisk Paid Graduate Programme 2015 – Copenhagen, Denmark (42 Positions Open)

Novo Nordisk Paid Graduate Programme 2015 – Copenhagen, Denmark (42 Positions Open)

Deadline: February 8, 2015

The Novo Nordisk Graduate Programme is now open for applications for positions starting September 1, 2015. Have you recently graduated with a master’s degree – or are you about to graduate – and now want a life-changing career in a world-leading pharmaceutical company? If yes, the Novo Nordisk Graduate Programme could be the perfect springboard for your successful global career.

The Graduate Programme is a two year global career journey and a minimum of three job rotations, with at least one based in their corporate headquarters in Copenhagen, Denmark, and one in a selected global affiliate. You will gather international experience, be exposed to various projects and start building a strong network. There are 10 Programmes within Marketing, Business, Research & Development, Finance, IT, Procurement, Manufacturing & Supply Chain.

The programme provides a flexible career path with the opportunity to develop your own individual career. Opportunities for professional and personal development include:

  • Introduction: Learn about Novo Nordisk, our business segments, product portfolio, management framework and governance structure.
  • Training: Take part in intensive training for both professional and personal development.
  • Rotations: Complete a minimum of three job rotations, with at least one based in our corporate headquarters in Denmark and another in one of our global affiliates.
  • Mentoring: Get support from your programme manager who takes care of your overall development throughout your journey and a daily manager who is responsible for your development during each rotation.
  • Management exposure: Interact with international management throughout your rotations.
  • Networking: Gain knowledge and advice from professional and dedicated colleagues throughout the global organisation, including past graduates.


  • If employed in Denmark, you will be paid as a newly graduated student in Denmark. If employed locally the salary is based upon local terms. The salary includes benefits such as pension and health insurance.
  • You will be provided with different housing offerings. In Denmark you might live with other graduates and abroad you will live alone


To be eligible, you must

  • Be a recent master’s degree (it’s fine to finalise your master’s degree this year)
  • Have no more than one year of work experience after graduation (if you have more experience apply for one our many open positions. Sign up for ourjob agent e-mail service)
  • Have a study background within Business, Marketing, IT, Finance, Procurement, Bioscience, Natural Sciences, Chemistry, Engineering and Production

Selection Criteria

Novo Nordisk seeks the following:

  • Top academic performance
  • International experience/mindset
  • Relevant work experience
  • Personality
  • Ambition and passion to make a difference for people with diabetes

For more information, visit Novo Nordisk Graduate Programme.