Combining Studying with Hands-on Experience 

As a leading research company, we acknowledge the importance of investing in and developing students. We see students as valuable assets to our teams, who bring improved ways of working, insightful questions, and the ambition to do things differently. 

Student Assistants

We offer possibilities for you to work at Lundbeck during your education. We advertise open positions for student assistants under Job Opportunities. The jobs are varied across the value chain and we accommodate your study schedule to make sure you get the applied
learning you are looking for. We welcome and encourage students of all academic backgrounds and fields of study to apply.    

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Master Thesis and PhD

Students come to us to gain specialist knowledge or meet specific academic requirements. Many are PhD’s or master’s degree students who are writing their theses at Lundbeck’s Denmark headquarters – either in a science discipline or another field such as business, marketing, or economics.


If you are a PhD or master’s degree student interested in writing your thesis at Lundbeck in Denmark, you can investigate potential openings via your educational institution – which can then contact us through its own communication channels. 


An internship at Lundbeck will provide you with valuable hands-on experience in a global and collaborative workplace. As part of your internship journey in Lundbeck, you will also be provided with a unique insight into the pharmaceutical industry. You will meet skilled and passionate colleagues and make valuable connections for your future career.


You can explore your opportunities here. Only select countries offer internship opportunities.

What Are We Looking For?

To be an intern at Lundbeck, you need to be highly motivated, focused, eager to learn, ambitious and ready to make a difference. The internships are for students enrolled in relevant bachelor or master study programs. All educational profiles are encouraged to apply for an internship position at Lundbeck.


Lundbeck runs a local scientific competition at the Danish Science Schools as part of Forskningens Døgn (Research Day). The Drughunter competition rewards talented young students with the best research proposals in the treatment of brain disease.


The competition is run in Danish only.

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Scientific Partnerships

Successes and our heritage have provided us with a strong global network.


The most recent publications co-authored by Lundbeck scientists.

Job Opportunities

We are continuously looking for individuals with talent, courage and passion.