Blog post by former graduate


Blog post by former graduate



Vlog: How to make a strong impression at the GRC

If you are reading this now, you have probably made it to the GRC. Congratulations! This is a great accomplishment in itself, and you definitely have a strong profile that could fit into Novo Nordisk. Now it all comes down to these final days in Copenhagen. You will get a sense of the unique Novo Nordisk culture, and you will get […]

3 Strikes You’re Out? My Unique Graduate Recruitment Center Experience.

Over the course of your life I am sure there have been many moments where you needed to be at your best and yet the world was working against you. Perhaps it was spraining a wrist before a basketball competition, falling ill before an important presentation, or waking up to a snowstorm on the day of a can’t-miss exam (maybe this last […]

How Does Science Fit Into Regulatory Affairs?

As a scientist it can be very hard to find employment outside of the laboratory. That’s why it comes as no surprise that the Regulatory Affairs Graduate Program attracts so many bright scientists eagerly looking for a career away from test tubes and statistical analysis. Although Regulatory Affairs is a department branched under Research & […]

How you can nail the aptitude test

A common part of recruitment nowadays involves that you as an applicant complete a so-called aptitude test. This is also a preliminary task for some of you applicants (some specific programmes; e.g. Business IT) that have progressed to the Novo Nordisk Graduate Recruitment Centre. In this post, you will learn to optimize your chances of nailing the aptitude test. What […]

A (very) steep learning curve

Dear reader, Today, I want to share the journey I have been on throughout my first 5 months as a Global Marketing Graduate at Novo Nordisk. It’s funny, every time I write my title I feel a small, proud energy floating in my body. What a privilege it has been so far! There is no […]

How I prepared for, and passed the interview

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 […]

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

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 […]

The Art of Interviewing

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 […]

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

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 […]

Working in a Foreign Production Site

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: […]