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America's Top 25 Internships 23 Years

Join our award-winning team as you get real-world experience with one of the most diverse, inclusive Fortune 100 companies in the U.S. It will provide an opportunity to learn more about yourself, the world of business and the profound impact of helping young individuals plan for their financial security. It will also allow you to expand your professional network and develop lifelong skills.

Not Your Typical Internship

At Northwestern Mutual we believe the only way for students to have a successful internship is by experiencing hands-on training and mentoring as well as developing relationships with our advisors.

College financial representatives will gain real-life experiences while earning performance-based compensation. Our attractive reimbursement program for professional studies can lead to a professional designation for interns who go full time.

Our training program will help you:

  • Receive financial planningtraining centered on growing your knowledge
  • Develop your skills in networking and business relationships
  • Be mentored and coached by our designated College Unit Captains and College Unit Directors
  • Join in on fun company outings and community service initiatives

A Day In The Life of a Northwestern Mutual Intern

We Also Like To Have Fun

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Career Fairs & On-Campus Interviews

Look for us on your campus conducting mock interviews, providing feedback on your resume, and participating in class and club presentations on topics such as interviewing basics, resume writing and leadership.

Northwestern Mutual actively participates in many careers centers at the following colleges and universities in the surrounding area:

Are you a graduating senior? Learn more about our Financial Advisor Development Program (FADP)

Our Financial Advisor Development Program is a career pathway designed for graduating seniors to grow into and become successful financial advisors.


We partner with you to help you move from a recently graduated college senior, to a Financial Representative, to a Financial Advisor and on a path to become a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER professional and enrolled in the CFP® certification program within 18 months.

Still Not Sure? Hear It Straight From The Interns Themselves

While being in this internship I was able to learn so much. Whether it be personally or professionally I was able to take away things that helped me grow as a person and a professional in the business world. I truly believe by taking this opportunity I have brightened my future for years to come.

- Robert Wilson Jr., 2018



As a financial representative intern, you'll get real-world job experience as you discover a career with flexibility and rewards.

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Looking for a supportive team atmosphere that will provide guidance and mentorship? Do you not just want an internship, but one where you can truly make an impact on others? Need one that works around your school schedule?

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#1 in the Financial Services Industry

- Selling Power's "50 Best Companies to Sell for Now." October 2016

Top Ten Internship for 22 Straight Years

- Vault Guide to Internships, 2018 edition

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To learn more about Northwestern Mutual Investment Services, LLC and its financial representatives, visit: FINRA BrokerCheck