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Financial Representative Internship - Fall 2024

                        College Financial Representative Development Program


College Financial Representatives at Northwestern Mutual help their clients live more and worry less through our unique approach to financial planning. Our interns, who come from varying academic backgrounds and experiences, begin to build a financial planning practice while employing local and nationwide experts, exclusive financial products, and the support of a Fortune 100 company. You will have the opportunity to build your confidence, develop a professional network, and change people’s lives by helping them achieve financial freedom. Here, hard work pays off! 


Think Bigger:

  • Make an impact within your community by providing valuable financial planning
  • Have flexibility with scheduling so you never miss those important moments in your life
  • Build your own business, hire a team and be your own boss
  • Endless opportunity to receive and give mentorship to others
  • Unlimited earning potential for you and your business. Think bigger!


Our internship program mimics our full-time Financial Representative role, allowing you to: 

  • Build your client base through prospecting and networking 
  • Call on potential clients and set meetings to understand their financial goals 
  • Prepare plans and offer useful recommendations 
  • Gain exposure to planning software platforms 
  • Get licensed with your Life, Accident, and Health insurance license 
  • Participate in weekly coaching, training, and development meetings 


As a Northwestern Mutual intern, you can expect a flexible schedule to work around life and your classes. With our year-round program, you can continue to grow your practice and obtain support for registrations and certifications such as the Series 6 & 63 or CFP®. Get inspired at local and national recognition events, earn access to leadership programs, and collaborate with experts in our business. 


Are you a fit for this internship? 

  • Full-time student; juniors and seniors preferred
  • Entrepreneurial and curiosity for sales 
  • Highly involved on campus (leader, campus orgs, student government, etc) 
  • Excellent time-management skills 
  • Interest in financial literacy and planning tools 


Compensation & Benefits 

  • Commissions
  • Development Stipends 
  • Productivity Bonuses 
  • Support for insurance licensing (life, health, DI, LTC)
  • Support for SIE, Series 6, Series 63 registrations (eligibility required)


About Us

For over 160 years, we have helped our clients spend their lives living through comprehensive and innovative financial planning. We combine the expertise of our financial professionals with personalized digital experience and industry-leading products to give our clients the ability to successfully navigate their financial lives. 

Our tailored approach includes multiple financial strategies—insurance, investments, and annuities—built to reinforce each other, keeping our clients consistently on track to meet goal after goal. We lead with unmatched financial strength and access to the best products and services for our clients. 


Why join Northwestern Mutual:

  • We have unsurpassed financial strength with total company assets of $340 billion.
  • We rank among the Top 10 independent broker-dealers as measured by total revenues by leading investment publications.
  • Crain’s Best Places to Work 2022
  • Top Corporate Culture Award in 2022 from DBusiness
  • Northwestern Mutual Childhood Cancer Impact Award 2022


Northwestern Mutual Financial Representatives are Independent Contractors whose income is based solely on production.