Monthly Archives: January 2016

How I prepared for, and passed the interview

Catagory: Global Marketing | 29 comments

Dear reader, If you are reading this, it probably means that you have been chosen among thousands of applicants, and invited to interview for one of the Global Graduate Programs at Novo Nordisk. Well done, and congratulations! This is truly a great achievement. It also means that , within a few days, you will be […]

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Is initiative only a buzzword?! (Being an IO Finance Graduate in Novo Nordisk)

Catagory: International Operations Finance | 1 comments

Pre-story When I was a potential candidate for the Graduate Programme and afterwards when I was a fresh graduate, oftentimes guest lecturers concluded their speeches with a recommendation to be proactive, eager to stir up “as-is” way to improve processes – in short, to take the initiative. For me personally, it has been hard to […]

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The Art of Interviewing

Catagory: Global Procurement | 0 comments

We all have been there: receiving a call or an email saying you are going onto the next stage in the recruitment process. We experience 5 minutes of happiness and then ask ourselves ‘What do I do next?’ I have an answer for you – You need to prepare! The biggest mistake in interviewing is not being […]

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Those questions you all would like to ask a current Global Business Processes graduate

Catagory: Business Processes | 2 comments

It is clear that ‘Business Processes’ is quite confusing to some: what does it actually mean? What do you do? What background do you need for it? And why should you choose this programme? While I will not answer each question specifically, I hope that my story will provide some light to the questions and […]

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My first rotation as a Global Finance Graduate: R&D Finance

Catagory: Global Finance | 0 comments

Dear readers, One year ago I was in your shoes trying to answer one of the most difficult questions in life: What do I want to do? After graduating you face an ocean of possibilities and if you are like me it could end up in a never-ending storm of questions: Where do I want […]

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Working in a Foreign Production Site

Catagory: Product Supply | 13 comments

Dear all, Working in a new culture is always an exciting journey. The Danish Product Supply Graduates of 2014 just ended their second rotation in one of Novo Nordisk’s global production sites and would like to share their experience. Below some insights into how your future rotation abroad could look like. We hope you enjoy it. ———- IMPORTANT: […]

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Global Marketing Graduate: What could the first rotation look like? Vol. 3

Catagory: Global Marketing | 6 comments

One of the very first steps of the graduate application process is to understand the 18 different programs offered by Novo Nordisk  and decide which program(s) would best suit you – Yes, you are allowed to apply for more than one program! Selecting the right program for you not only contributes to your work satisfaction as a […]

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The life as a Product Supply Graduate

Catagory: Product Supply | 4 comments

Dear all, Why should I apply for the Product Supply Graduate Programme? What are benefits compared to a direct position? How could my rotations and tasks look like? Those and other questions came to my mind 2 years ago, when I was at the end of my master and thought about the life outside the university […]

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How to structure your cover letter – a practical example

Catagory: Global Finance | 4 comments

In this post, I will share some pieces from my actual cover letter (CL) to put the general guidelines into context. In this blog post, some of my colleagues have already posted tips and tricks for a good application, so make sure to check those out (Tips on how to make a great application What […]

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