Theofanis Spanos, Novo Nordisk Denmark.

As a Student Assistant (also known as a co-op) in Novo Nordisk you will get the opportunity to learn more about the pharmaceutical industry, our business areas and product portfolio.

You will have the chance to put your theoretical knowledge into practice, while gaining industry experience and building an invaluable network of talented colleagues throughout the organisation.

This program offers students flexible working hours allowing them to gain corporate experience while balancing a full course load. 

Student Assistant positions are available in our global headquarters office in Denmark and throughout our affiliate offices around the world.

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Positions are often available in a variety of different functions within Novo Nordisk. Available 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 be studying for a bachelor’s or master’s degree and ideally with a minimum of 1-2 years of studies left.  Novo Nordisk’s corporate language is English, and so you must write and speak English fluently.

Available student assistant positions are posted on the Jobs Section during the Fall and Spring.

  • Positions are often available in a variety of different functions within Novo Nordisk. Available 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.

Yes, all student assistant positions are paid opportunities.

The duration of a student assistant position varies for each of Novo Nordisk’s office locations.  Please refer to a position’s job description for specific details.

Students typically work between 15-20 hours per week. Working hours are generally flexible to enable you to continue your studies.

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!