AT NORTHWESTERN MUTUAL, SUCCESS IS MUTUAL. WHEN YOU INTERN WITH US, YOU’RE OPENING THE DOORS TO YOUR FUTURE CAREER.
An internship at Northwestern Mutual gives you valuable, real-world work experience to prepare you for a career at Northwestern Mutual or elsewhere, while building on your classroom learning.
You will meet with clients to find out their needs and goals, make recommendations for the appropriate insurance and investment products, and provide ongoing client service beyond the sale. You’ll have meaningful mentorships, access to strong professional networks, and immediate career opportunities with virtually unlimited earning potential. And it’s flexible too. You’ll have a schedule that lets you pursue your interests and rewards you for your hard work.
You'll find that the Northwestern Mutual Internship is more than a summer job. It's a truly meaningful experience that builds your business skills and helps clients achieve their hopes and dreams. With support from your network office, you'll work for yourself, but never by yourself.
Our interns come from varying academic backgrounds and experiences to build rewarding practices and relationships with their clients.
The Northwestern Mutual Internship continues to be one of the best internships in America, including being ranked in the Top 100 Internships nationally across all industries for the past 25 years! According to Vault Internships, Northwestern Mutual currently ranks:
Top 3 Internship in the Financial Services Industry | Top 3 Internship for Real-Life Experience | Top 10 Internship for Career Development | Top 10 Internship for Employment Prospects | Top 10 Internship for Sales and Marketing | Top 15 Internship Overall
Here are some reasons why:
Paid internship with unlimited earning potential
College class credit opportunity (pending university)
Leadership development program
1 in 3 interns are extended a full-time job offer upon graduation
An entrepreneurial, dedicated, supportive, and inclusive company culture with an abundance mentality
Sponsorship of licenses/credentials (Life/Accident & Health insurance, Series 6, 63, 7, 65, CLU, CFP, ChFC, etc.)
Potential virtual or remote options pending COVID-19
TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT
As a Northwestern Mutual Intern, you will receive extensive training and coaching and participate in joint work with experienced advisors to help you build the skills and knowledge base to succeed. Some of the development and coaching includes:
An award-winning training program to help you get started – four days of training in the Denver area
Participate in weekly training, development, and coaching – expand on your knowledge of our comprehensive approach to financial planning and cultivate your professional development skills, applicable to the internship and to other aspects of your life
A coach/mentor who meets with you regularly to help evaluate and fine-tune your efforts for greatest results
Trusted financial specialists and advisors with technical know-how to help you create customized solutions for YOUR clients
World-class Northwestern Mutual products and services including life insurance, disability income insurance, education funding options, retirement planning, estate planning, and investment options
WE OFFER CHALLENGE
As part of the Northwestern Mutual team, you’ll experience a level of challenge that will truly take your game to the next level. That challenge, and the opportunity to work with a world-class, award-winning team, will help you build a business of your own and make an impact in the lives of others.
IMPACT ON OTHERS
Every day, Northwestern Mutual Interns help individuals and businesses build and execute financial plans specific to their goals and expectations. But it’s more than crunching numbers. It’s about helping people establish and improve financial literacy, and giving them the information, tools, and confidence to help achieve their financial goals. Our interns focus on the education of their clients to help them live a financially secure lifestyle that will impact generations.
IMPACT ON THE COMMUNITY
Giving back is one of our four core values here at Northwestern Mutual. In addition to helping build financially secure communities, our interns also have an impact through volunteer and philanthropic events and organizations, such as:
Alex’s Lemonade Stand – funded 240,000+ hours of Childhood Cancer Research
Food Bank of the Rockies – almost $25,000 raised in 2020 by our Network Office
A Precious Child – annual summer internship volunteer event
Any major accepted – no finance background required
Must be from Colorado/Wyoming or go to school here
A full-time college student graduating by June 2023 (undergrad or graduate)
We do not provide sponsorship – must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident
You know how to connect with people and build personal, trusted relationships
Strong communication skills
Financial planning, sales, entrepreneurship, and making an impact are interesting to you
WHO WE ARE
At Northwestern Mutual we believe that everyone deserves to ‘Spend Their Lives Living’ and that a strong financial plan is the cornerstone for ensuring that reality. Financial security is not just something that happens in retirement but is an enabler for our clients to spend their life living.
Our teams of financial advisors across the nation embody these beliefs and are committed to helping clients reach their financial goals. With over 70% of American’s citing that their financial planning needs improvement, a career with Northwestern Mutual provides abundant opportunities to serve this growing need.
Recognized by FORTUNE as one of the "World's Most Admired" companies, Northwestern Mutual has been among the leaders in the financial services industry for over 160 years and has a proven track record of financial success.
CONTACT US TO LEARN MORE AND JUMPSTART YOUR CAREER TODAY!
U.S. Citizen or permanent work authorization Full-time student with Junior or Sophomore current standing (any major, graduate and undergraduate students accepted)
About Northwestern Mutual
Some companies only focus on insurance. Others just on investment strategies. At Northwestern Mutual, our advisors look at their client’s entire financial picture. Our integrated approach helps them build an achievable, flexible financial plan with the right mix of insurance products and investment strategies to help get them to their goals. When people feel better about their money, good things happen—they become more confident and feel more secure. That's why Northwestern Mutual exists. It's why we do what we've been doing for the last 160 years and why we are looking to grow our team of Financial Advisors through our career and nationally ranked Top 10 Internship opportunities. Join us as we continue to inspire people to align their actions with intentions to enjoy financially secure lives.