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Internship - Social Impact

Employer
Novo Nordisk
Location
Plainsboro, NJ
Start date
Apr 19, 2024

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About the Department                                                                                                                                                   

Novo Nordisk’s Market Access and Public Affairs team engages diverse stakeholders across political and healthcare landscapes to forge solutions that drive patient access to innovative products.  We strive to deliver the best possible outcomes for patients with diabetes, obesity, growth hormone deficiencies and rare bleeding disorders through mutual wins for both Novo Nordisk and our Market Access customers.  Our passion for helping people live better lives and our award-winning product pipeline can only be as effective as our ability to provide life-changing information to healthcare providers, key stakeholders and policymakers. Our Market Access and Public Affairs professionals ensure that the latest therapies and products reach the people who need them most, by creating an environment where innovation and chronic disease management drive optimal health outcomes. Are you ready to realize your potential?

 

The Program 

At Novo Nordisk, interns will have the opportunity to work closely with experienced industry professionals and gain valuable, hands-on, full-time work experience.   For ten weeks, interns will be immersed in the environment of a global pharmaceutical company and contribute to the line of business by providing sustainable and meaningful project work.  Our internship program also includes instructor led trainings, a leadership engagement series, and a guided mentorship program to offer professional and personal development.   

In addition to individual department responsibilities, interns will also participate in the program’s capstone event, the Innovation in Action Case Competition.  Assigned to cross-functional teams, interns will work closely to develop an innovative and comprehensive solution to a business problem currently facing Novo Nordisk.  At the conclusion of the program, teams will present their findings to a board of top Novo Nordisk officials representing the various lines of business. 

 

Program Start: June 3rd, 2024. 

Program End: August 9th, 2024. 

 

Scope of Position 

The Novo Nordisk Inc, (NNI) Social Impact intern will engage with the Social Impact portfolio of grantees by assisting in grantmaking and management. The intern will collect grantee stories/data for year-end report and build out forecasting for new projects and timelines. The intern will help develop and manage grantee convening for 2024/25.  

 

The intern will also help with communications, more specifically the intern will update one-pagers to use with field and will work on social media content and communication planning/execution.  

 

The intern will engage in planning and development for the NNI Summer Games. The intern will collaborate on employee engagement/volunteer activities and campaigns for matching gifts. 

 

Physical Requirements 

  • 0% overnight travel required. 

 

Qualifications 

  • Must be a current student enrolled or recently graduated (graduation date no earlier than April 2024) at/from an accredited college or university pursuing at least a bachelor’s degree. 

  • A completed or in progress master’s degree in Public Health, Marketing, Communications or a related discipline preferred. 

  • Strong academic record with a preferred cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. 

  • Conscientious self-starter with good organizational skills, project management skills and attention to detail. 

  • Ability to balance multiple projects and priorities, must be able to multi-task. 

  • Strong interpersonal communication and ability to collaborate with teams; must effectively operate independently, across functional lines, and with internal customers. 

  • Demonstrated personal initiative, self-motivation, flexibility, adaptability and willingness to learn. 

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Tools including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc. 

 

At this time, Novo Nordisk is not currently hiring individuals for this position who now or in the future would require sponsorship for employment visa status. 

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.

 

Novo Nordisk is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by local, state or federal laws, rules or regulations.

 

If you are interested in applying to Novo Nordisk and need special assistance or an accommodation to apply, please call us at 1-855-411-5290. This contact is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.

Company

Novo Nordisk is a leading global healthcare company, founded in 1923 and headquartered in Denmark. Our purpose is to drive change to defeat diabetes and other serious chronic diseases such as obesity and rare blood and endocrine disorders. We do so by pioneering scientific breakthroughs, expanding access to our medicines, and working to prevent and ultimately cure disease. Novo Nordisk employs about 54,400 people in 80 countries and markets its products in around 170 countries. For more information visit novonordisk.com.

Our US Research & Development hub, located in the Greater Boston area, brings together the best talent to drive life science innovation. Located in Lexington, Watertown and Cambridge, our teams reflect the full scope of R&D, from early research through late-stage clinical development. We are building for the future by creating a distinct R&D community based on collaboration, partnerships, and cutting-edge research across multiple modalities and therapeutic areas. We recognize that improving human health starts here and that patients rely on us. By combining the speed and agility of biotech with the quality, resources, and stability of a large pharmaceutical company, our US R&D hub will benefit from the best of both worlds to develop new medicines that meet the needs of patients.

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