Are you studying Communication, Marketing, HR, Journalism, or similar areas? Then here is your chance to get a student assistant position in one of our corporate functions in Novo Nordisk where we aim to drive and support the success of our global organisation. Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to turn theory into practice alongside experienced and dedicated colleagues from many different professions and nationalities? Then apply to our Communication, Marketing, Training, and HR Talent Pipeline and get the opportunity to get matched with several positions across Novo Nordisk that never get posted.  

Student Assistant positions within Communication, Marketing, Training, and HR
We offer opportunities within these areas in almost all departments of our business from production to development and research. Especially communication and training are areas that we work with in many ways from our biggest department People & Organisation where you will support the whole business to small departments where you will support with internal communication or training. 
The Communication, Marketing, Training, and HR pipeline covers Student Assistant positions where you will support:

  • Managers
  • Project leaders
  • Training specialists
  • Management Assistants
  • Change Management Partners
  • Talent Acquisition Consultants

You will mainly be supporting within the areas:

  • Communication 
  • Project Management
  • Training and learning
  • Administrative Support
  • Marketing
  • Talent Acquisition (Recruitment)
  • Early talent
  • Talent management and development
  • Employer Branding

The tasks will vary from department to department but can include:

  • Creating small videos
  • Create content for SharePoint and Yammer 
  • Create presentations
  • Support with internal communication
  • Support with training material
  • Bringing insights on the training or internal communication to the team
  • Stakeholder management
  • Recruitment support or assessment support (only for HR profiles)

Student Assistant position details
A Student Assistant position in Novo Nordisk is between 8 – 20 hours per week, but most Student Assistant positions are 10 – 15 hours per week with a small possibility to work from home – most of the work will be on-site. For Novo Nordisk, you as a student must get the flexibility that allows you to prioritise your exams and assignments as needed.

A Danish work permit is required. 

You are currently enrolled in a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Communication, Marketing, Journalism, Training, or HR, e.g. Psychology, Business Administration, or other HR and communication-related education and you have at least 1 year left of your studies. We are looking for Student Assistants who are keen to learn and able to manage their own time. It’s an advance if you are a bit experienced with working in your field and used to working with a various number of stakeholders. 

Fluent in English is a requirement and you need to submit your CV in English.

Joining a Talent Pipeline in Novo Nordisk
Most of our Student Assistant positions a filled through our Talent Pipelines which means that by joining the pipelines you will get the opportunity to get matched with a lot of positions that never get posted. 

When applying to this Talent Pipeline you will be considered as a potential match for several Student Assistant positions within the fields of Communication, Marketing, Training & HR, and if there is a match, we will reach out to you and invite you for a 1st interview with the hiring manager. 

You will only be contacted if we find a relevant position that matches your profile, but you will remain part of the Pipeline for up to 6 months unless you inform us that you wish to withdraw. 

Due to GDPR regulations, we are closing the pipelines after 6 months and we send email notifications to all active candidates in our pipelines when they are closed, - with a link to where you can re-apply to our new line of Talent Pipelines. 

Checklist when applying

  • When creating your profile, it is important that you “unlock” your profile. When your profile is “unlocked” it will state: “Profile Visibility: Novo Nordisk Recruiter Worldwide”.
  • Please describe your motivation, areas of interest, and when you graduate.
  • Please upload your diplomas or current study records.
  • Remember to submit your CV in English – an application is not a requirement but you a welcome to submit one. 

For any questions, please reach out to

31. May 2023. 
To ensure fair and efficient processing, please refrain from adding a photo to your CV.

We commit to an inclusive recruitment process and equality of opportunity for all our job applicants. 

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