You are viewing a preview of this job. Log in or register to view more details about this job.

Graduate Programme - Data Science

Data Science Graduate: Kick-start your global career!

Looking for a life-changing and rewarding career within Data Science? Then look no further and join our 2-year Graduate Programme!

The Data Science Graduate Programme has been designed to develop the next generation of Data Scientists and gives you the opportunity to be part of the transformation of the pharmaceutical industry. The technological transformation of the industry is already underway, helping to ensure that millions of patients worldwide get the full benefits of life-changing medicines. Take your understanding of Data Science to the next level and help shape the future at Novo Nordisk.

About the Data Science Graduate Programme

The Data Science Graduate Programme offers rotational opportunities with a total of 3 challenging and exciting 8-month rotations within a global pharmaceutical company. When you join the programme, you will gain broad experience and invaluable skills within Data Science and Data Engineering, thereby ensuring that Novo Nordisk can better develop and deliver life-changing medicines to our patients in a sustainable way, for both the company and our society.
You will work with many different stakeholders in an international network of world-class colleagues, while establishing yourself as one of tomorrow’s key people in Data Science at Novo Nordisk. You will work with technologies such as Deep Learning, Artificial Intelligence and Vision Technology. For this we need the brightest and most innovative minds!

The Position

During the 2-year programme you will get the opportunity to expand your international network, while experiencing how digital transformations take place with some of the most data-savvy people working in the forefront of Data Science. You will have an essential impact on where you would like to focus during your 3 rotations, as well as be mentored by experienced colleagues who will continuously challenge and guide your development throughout the programme.

You will take part in different use cases, which will have different components in front-end, back-end, development, and applications of advanced analytics. As a unique feature, you will have the possibility to investigate different elements in the pharmaceutical value chain. You will learn that you can apply your skills in different settings, ranging from development of new medicines in R&D, to delivering high quality medicines from complex production units.

Working at Novo Nordisk

Together we are life changing. As a world leader in diabetes care, working at Novo Nordisk allows you the opportunity to make a significant difference to patients and society, while also providing you with the ability to deliver exciting results from a business perspective in a global pharmaceutical company.

Joining Novo Nordisk should appeal to you, not just because we respect and value our employees, but also because of what we do to change the lives of millions of people around the world. To work here you need to be highly ambitious, have a team player mind-set, and enjoy working in a global and culturally diverse organisation.


To apply to the Data Science Graduate Programme, you must have:
  • Recent Master’s degree (from 2021 or 2022) in either Data Science, Data Science Engineering, Information Robotics, Computational Biology, Bioinformatics, Mathematics/Statistic/Physics, or similar within Life Science or Manufacturing/Supply Chain, combined with a strong analytical and programming skills
  • Above average academic achievements
  • No more than 1 year of full-time work experience after completing the Master’s degree (when hired)
  • Fluency in spoken and written English
  • Globally mobile (also beyond the Graduate Programme)


For questions about the Data Science Programme, please contact Vince Martin: