Northwestern Mutual - Chicago's Internship Program

Build Your Skills and Increase Your Knowledge


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An internship with Northwestern Mutual - Chicago is an experience that will significantly impact your growth as a young professional and it will empower you to take control of your financial future. 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.

Your Opportunity Begins with an Interview

Our interviews are a platform for conversation. We want to get to know you and what areas are most important to you to grow both personally and professionally.

We're looking for individuals who want to:

  • Grow as a young professional
  • Have an opportunity with responsibility
  • Learn how profound financial planning can be in someone's life

If we agree that you can be the right one for this program, you will continue throughout the interview process to meet financial representatives that will allow you to explore the day to day of the career.

Your Internship Experience

At Northwestern Mutual - Chicago, 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 attend client meetings with current financial representatives so you can begin learning the roadmap to financial planning. You will also see different ways that financial representatives run their meetings and build relationship with their clients.

As part of your internship, you will:

  • Receive financial planning training 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
  • Participate in speaker series and learning opportunities
  • Join in company outings and community service initiatives

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What Our Intern Alumni Say

Hear why Loyola University alumnus Mike D’Aquila chose a career as a financial advisor and how his NM-Chicago internship experience guided his decision.

How to Apply

Our year-round internship has classes starting in May, June and December. We are currently interviewing for our December 2019 and Summer 2020 programs.

We have four convenient Chicagoland locations including: Downtown Chicago, Deerfield, Oak Brook and Rosemont.

To be considered you must be a full-time student who has less than 18 months until graduation. We only accept juniors and seniors to the program and would like for candidates to have previous internship experience, although it is not necessary.

Qualities We Seek

  • Incredible work ethic
  • Service and goal-oriented
  • Solid communication skills
  • Community and/or campus involvement
  • Desire to help others

To learn more, contact our campus recruiter today:

  Yaritza Jurado  
  Regional Recruiter  

To learn more about our firm culture, our philanthropic passions and the people and events that are making headlines for Northwestern Mutual - Chicago, visit our News and Events page. And, follow us on Twitter and Facebook.

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Northwestern Mutual financial representatives have the opportunity to determine their own financial futures while making an impact on others.

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Looking for a career that allows flexibility and exceptional income potential? Do you want top-notch training, mentorship and resources? Have you been searching for a company that demonstrates a commitment to diversity and giving back to the community?

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