Are you excited about being part of this change and assisting the business in various ways? Are you looking for a dynamic, hands-on learning experience where you can work with experienced and dedicated colleagues from a range of professions and nationalities? If so, we encourage you to apply to our IT & Digitalisation Talent Pipeline, where you could be matched with multiple positions across Novo Nordisk that are not publicly advertised.

Apply today and join us for a life-changing career!

Internships in IT & Digitalisation

Our largest IT business area, Digital, Data, and IT (DD&IT), provides opportunities to work with IT and Digitalisation across various business areas – from production to development and clinical trials.

In DD&IT, we are a team of 2500 colleagues working in all aspects of Digital, Data, and IT. We optimize processes in our production facilities and ensure the most secure and optimal use of our data. Whether you're passionate about creating secure IT solutions or using your innovative mindset to conceive the next big thing that can improve patients' lives, we have a place for you.

This IT and Digitalisation pipeline covers internships in:

  • Software Development
  • Solution Architecture
  • UX/UI Design
  • Data Science & Engineering
  • Agile coaching, scrum master, and the agile way of working
  • Cloud Development
  • Business Analytics
  • IT Automation, Support and Operations
  • IT Security
  • Digital Innovation and Transformation

The tasks will vary greatly depending on the department and role. However, you can expect to become a valued team member, where people are eager to learn from you and your perspectives and take the time to provide you with valuable insights. You will interact with many colleagues within your team, department, or even across the organisation, managing many stakeholders. Your assignments will be influenced by your passion and motivation.

Internship Details

An internship position at Novo Nordisk is between 18-37 hours per week, with most positions requiring 37 hours, mostly on-site. We provide flexibility to meet your educational responsibilities as we recognize the value of your study.

  • Internships can last from 3 to 6 months, with potential extensions up to a maximum of 12 months
  • Internships are paid if your educational program allows it
  • A Danish full-time work permit is required

Please note that you can have an internship at Novo Nordisk only once, regardless of the duration.



You are currently enrolled in a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Data Science/Analytics, Data Engineering Economics, Mathematics, IT & Automation, or other relevant fields, with at least 6 months remaining in your studies.

We seek Interns who are passionate about their work, eager to learn, and capable of managing their own time. Experience with tools and languages such as PowerBI, Tableau, R, Python, Alteryx, SQL, etc., and working with a variety of stakeholders is a plus.

Fluency in English is mandatory, and your CV should be submitted in English.

Joining a Talent Pipeline at Novo Nordisk

Most of our Internship positions are filled through our Talent Pipelines. By joining, you'll be considered for numerous positions that aren't publicly advertised. If your profile matches a position, we'll invite you for an interview with the hiring manager. 

You'll remain in the Pipeline for up to 6 months unless you choose to withdraw. After 6 months, due to GDPR, we close the pipelines and notify all active candidates, providing a link to reapply to our new Talent Pipelines.

Application Checklist

  • Ensure your profile is "unlocked" and visible to "Novo Nordisk Recruiter Worldwide"
  • Include your motivation, areas of interest, and graduation date
  • Upload your diplomas or current study records
  • Submit your CV in English

Working at Novo Nordisk

Novo Nordisk is a leading global healthcare company with a 100-year legacy of driving change to defeat serious chronic diseases. Building on our strong legacy within diabetes, we are growing massively and expanding our commitment, reaching millions around the world and impacting more than 40 million patient lives daily. All of this has made us one of the 20 most valuable companies in the world by market cap. Our success relies on the joint potential and collaboration of our more than 61,000 employees around the world. 

We recognize the importance of the unique skills and perspectives our people bring to the table, and we work continuously to bring out the best in them. Working at Novo Nordisk, we're working toward something bigger than ourselves, and it's a collective effort. Join us! Together, we go further. 

Together, we're life changing.  


For any queries, don't hesitate to get in touch with us at


19 May 2024

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At Novo Nordisk we recognize that it is no longer good enough to aspire to be the best company in the world. We need to aspire to be the best company for the world and we know that this is only possible with talented employees with diverse perspectives, backgrounds and cultures. We are therefore committed to creating an inclusive culture that celebrates the diversity of our employees, the patients we serve and communities we operate in. Together, we’re life changing.