Company: Novo Nordisk
Location: Bagsværd


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Are you studying for your Bachelor’s or Master’s degree and are you seeking new exciting opportunities to develop your organisational knowledge? You might be the intern we are looking for!

We are seeking two engaged students for 5 to 6-month full-time internships in the Chemistry, Manufacturing and Control Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (CMC API) development area. Our area is responsible for developing technologies and processes for the commercial manufacturing of the Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (API) in our new medicines. Currently, CMC API Development employs 190 people, all located in Denmark.

About the department

You will be part of the API Project Office team (part of CMC API Development) with a highly engaged, experienced and ambitious team of 18 employees including 13 Project Managers. The department’s primary objective is to lead API project activities through high performance project teams and engagement of our stakeholders to deliver high quality processes and API. The department also has the responsibility to support the other departments in CMC API Development with e.g. cLEAN, training, quality management and availability of relevant data.

The position

As an intern in API Project Office, you will participate in various projects and tasks which require strong logical thinking and you will work independently supporting the business and projects going on in CMC API Development and API Project Office. Your tasks will vary widely and include making presentations, data processing, driving optimisation projects, training support, assisting the planning and facilitation of workshops and meetings, assisting the development and implementation of organisational strategies and structures and supporting the group of Project Managers. The internship will provide you with a steep learning curve with exposure to best practice project management skills. You can expect to be challenged to deliver strong and profound results in an efficient and value adding way.

  • Internship period: 5-6 months
  • Working hours: Full-time (37 hours a week)
  • Start date: August 2019
  • Internships are remunerated, if your educational track allows
  • A Danish full-time work permit is required


You are a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree student preferably in one of these fields: Business, Natural Science, Engineering, Data Science or Economics with excellent academic credentials. You are fluent in English and are used to working both independently and in teams. Finally, you have excellent problem solving skills, a passion for generating insights from data and bring a positive attitude. Knowledge of Alteryx and Tableau is a plus. Please note that you must to be enrolled at university either at a Bachelor’s or Master’s level during the whole duration of the internship.

Working at Novo Nordisk

Novo Nordisk is one of the most successful pharmaceutical companies in the world. At Novo Nordisk, we share a passion for changing patients’ lives, and we are always looking for talented individuals who want to join us in this effort. Our internships provide exciting learning opportunities for students who bring new ways of thinking to our company.

Your development is important to us. Training and personal development are key tools to ensure continuing development of your toolbox. You will be part of a network of interns in Novo Nordisk.


For further information, please contact Camilla Schmidt at +45 3079 5479.


26 May 2019.

Please note that selected applicants will be invited to an interview on an ongoing basis and we will close the vacancies when we have found the suitable candidates.

Millions rely on us

To work for Novo Nordisk you will need the skills, dedication and ambition to change lives for the better for millions of patients living with diabetes and other chronical diseases. In exchange, we offer the chance to be part of a truly global workplace, where passion and engagement are met with opportunities for professional and personal development.