Com­mu­ni­ca­tion, Marketing, Training & HR - Talent Pipeline for Student Assistant positions

Are you pursuing a degree in Communication, Marketing, HR, Journalism, or related fields? Are you seeking an opportunity to apply your academic knowledge in a practical setting, surrounded by seasoned and committed colleagues from diverse professions and nationalities? If so, seize the opportunity to become a student assistant in multiple positions across Novo Nordisk that are not publicly advertised, where our goal is to fuel and facilitate the success of our global organization.

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

Student Assistant Roles in Communication, Marketing, Training, and HR

We provide opportunities in nearly all departments of our business, from production to development and research. Communication and training are integral to our operations, from our largest department, People & Organisation, where you'll support the entire business, to smaller departments where you'll assist with internal communication or training.

The Communication, Marketing, Training, and HR pipeline encompasses Student Assistant roles where you'll assist:

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

Your primary responsibilities will include:

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

Tasks may vary by department but could involve:

  • Video creation
  • Content creation for SharePoint and Yammer
  • Presentation creation
  • Internal communication support
  • Training material support
  • Providing insights on training or internal communication to the team
  • Stakeholder management
  • Recruitment or assessment support (only for HR profiles)

Student Assistant Position Details

A Student Assistant role at Novo Nordisk is between 8-20 hours per week, with most positions requiring 10-15 hours, mostly on-site. We provide flexibility to meet your educational responsibilities as we recognize the value of your study.


You are currently enrolled in a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Communication, Marketing, Journalism, Training, or HR, such as Psychology, Business Administration, or other HR and communication-related education, with at least 12 months remaining in your studies. We seek Student Assistants who are eager to learn, able to manage their own time, preferably have some experience in their field, and are accustomed to working with a variety of stakeholders.

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

Joining a Talent Pipeline at Novo Nordisk

Most of our Student Assistant 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”
  • Describe 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


31 May 2024

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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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