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Internship - State Government Affairs Job

Working at Novo Nordisk
Novo Nordisk is a global healthcare company with more than 90 years of innovation and leadership in diabetes research, care and treatment. In addition, Novo Nordisk helps people defeat other serious chronic conditions such as rare bleeding disorders, growth hormone related disorders and obesity. We create value through a patient centered business approach and balance a business philosophy of being financial, social and environmentally responsible. Working here is not just a way to make a living, but a way to make a difference. Your skills, dedication and ambition help us change lives for the better. You will not only have the opportunity to work with top talent but also benefit from a range of possibilities for professional and personal development.

  • Ranked #77 on the Forbes 2018 Most Reputable Companies List
  • Ranked #7 on the Great Place to Work® 2018 Best Workplaces in Health Care and Biopharma List
  • Ranked #95 on Fortune Magazine's 2018 100 Best Companies to Work For List
  • Ranked #40 on the Great Place to Work® 2018 Best Workplaces for Giving Back List
  • Ranked #91 on the Great Place to Work® 2017 Best Workplaces for Women List
  • Ranked #10 on the Great Place to Work® 2017 Best Workplaces in Health Care List
  • Ranked #16 on the Great Place to Work® 2017 Best Workplaces for Giving Back List
  • Ranked #5 on Science Magazine's 2017 Top Employer List


Our Program
At Novo Nordisk, interns will have the opportunity to kick-start their careers by working closely with experienced industry professionals and gaining valuable, hands-on, full-time work experience. For ten weeks, beginning June 3rd, 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. In addition to individual department responsibilities, interns will participate in 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 Inc., (NNI) officials representing the various lines of business.


What You Will Gain
Our Early Talent Summer Internship Program will challenge you to be dynamic, efficient and innovative. Novo Nordisk’s workplace will allow you to gain exposure to a real-life corporate environment while providing you with hands-on working experiences. Our internship program also includes instructor led trainings, career presentations by our senior leadership, and a guided mentorship program to offer professional and personal development.


Scope of Position
You will assist in evaluating the legal, regulatory and policy landscape governing access to obesity treatment in Medicaid and public employee benefit plans to identify limitations and develop strategy for improving the availability of treatment for these patient groups. You will also research the diabetes policy landscape to develop recommendations for inclusion in legally mandated state diabetes action plans (23 states), which include improving the identification of patients at risk, the quality of care for diagnosed patients and improvement in outcomes. You will also provide support for stakeholder group development in targeted states.


Qualifications

  • Throughout the duration of the internship program, you must be currently enrolled at an accredited four-year college or university pursuing a Bachelor’s or Graduate/Master’s degree in health policy, public health, health care, health administration, political science, public policy, economics or a related discipline
  • 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

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.

Novo Nordisk is an Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

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.

Requisition ID: 59457BR
State/Provinces: Plainsboro
Job Category: Market Access

Internship - State Government Affairs Job

Plainsboro Township, NJ 08536
Full Time

Published on 03/18/2019