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IT & Digitalisation
Student Job

Novo Nordisk is improving the lives of people living with chronic diseases through innovative digital solutions. Digital technologies are transforming every aspect of our business, from the way we do research and develop new medicines to how we produce and make treatments available to patients. Would you like the chance to be a part of this journey? Are you looking for an exciting hands-on learning opportunity where you can work alongside experienced and dedicated colleagues from many different professions and nationalities? Then apply to our IT & Digitalisation Talent Pipeline and get the opportunity to get matched with several positions across Novo Nordisk that never get posted. 


Student Assistant positions within IT & DigitalisationOur largest business area within IT is called Digital, Data, and IT (DD&IT) where you can work with IT and Digitalisation in many areas of our business – from production to development and clinical trials. In DD&IT we are 2500 colleagues, who work with everything within the field of Digital, Data, and IT. From optimising processes in our production facilities to make sure we use our data most securely and optimally possible. Whether your passion lies within creating the most secure IT solutions or using your innovative mindset to think of the next great things that can help patients' lives, we have the place for you. By applying to this talent pipeline, you will get the chance to be matched with a position within the IT and Digitalisation area - in DD&IT or another area of the business.  

This IT and Digitalisation pipeline covers student assistant positions within the area of:

  • 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. You can however expect to become a valued member of a team, where people will be eager to learn from you and your perspectives, as well as take the time to give you helpful insights. You will get to meet many colleagues within your team, department, or even across the organisation, where you will get to manage many stakeholders. Depending on your passion and what you are motivated by you will be able to affect which assignments you will work with. 

Student Assistant positions detailsA Student Assistant position in Novo Nordisk can be 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. 


Qualifications 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 another relevant field and you have at least 1 year left of your studies. 

We are looking for Student Assistants who are passionate about what they do, keen to learn, and able to manage their own time. It’s an advance if you are experienced with tools and languages such as PowerBI, Tableau, R, Python, Alteryx, SQL, etc., and used to work 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 NordiskMost of our Student Assistant positions are filled through our Talent Pipelines which means that by joining this pipeline you will get the opportunity to be 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 IT and Digitalisation, 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


Deadline31 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. 


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.

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