Internships

Northwestern Mutual A Top 10 Internship Program

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If you have an entrepreneurial spirit, want real-world business experience, and are looking to make a difference, then an internship with Northwestern Mutual is right for you. Northwestern Mutual's financial representative internship program was named a Top Ten Internship for 22 straight years, according to Vault Guide to Internships, 2017 edition. Bloomberg BusinessWeek magazine has also recognized Northwestern Mutual as a "Best Place to Launch a Career" and a "Best Place to Start."

Our internship has been highly rated due to its mentorship and career advancement opportunities, intern involvement, resume enhancement, and unique appeal. But that’s just the beginning. Other benefits include:

  • Practical guidance in your career selection process
  • The chance to develop networking and business relationship skills with the help of a mentor
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Securities registration and state licenses for life, health, and accident insurance
  • Compensation in the same manner as a full-time financial representative
  • An opportunity to try out or get a head start on a career as a financial representative

One out of three interns becomes a full-time financial representative following graduation. Our internship will give you a solid foundation of business-building skills and knowledge for immediate and future career success. The confidence you develop, coupled with the insight you have gained as a financial representative intern, can put you on the path toward a profitable and fulfilling future.


Northwestern Mutual – Los Angeles Internship Experience


Our internship program is more about developing people than selling products. You will go through several stages of training and development. Each phase has a specific purpose preparing you for a successful and rewarding internship experience. It will allow you to build a foundation of knowledge in the financial services industry, learning what it takes to be successful while sharpening your skills in communication and marketing to help build personal and professional self-confidence.

Once you have completed our top-notch training, you will work with specialists and full-time financial representatives to make recommendations to help clients achieve their short- and long-term financial goals. You will discover the rewards that come from helping others as you bring a full-service approach to your clients' needs and provide guidance and solutions that will have a positive impact for years to come.

As a year-round internship, you will generally work 15 to 20 hours per week during the school year and at least 40 hours per week in the summer. Along the way, you will have the mentoring support that goes beyond just supervision and business coaching that leads you to success. And, if you are looking for leadership roles, you can work toward a position as a College Unit Director or Team Captain, giving you a jumpstart on the leadership track.

Step Into Opportunity Year-Round

Are you ready to build on your classroom learning and develop skills that you will use for a lifetime? We are currently looking for sharp, hardworking, entrepreneurial-spirited students in the Los Angeles area. Our rolling start to the internship means that our recruiting efforts are year-round.
If you are ready to be your own boss, set your own hours, and make a positive impact on people's lives every day, then turn your dreams into reality and find out what an internship as a College Financial Representative with Northwestern Mutual - Los Angeles can do for you. Call our campus recruiter today:

  • West LA Office: Ellesse Wong at 310-903-5066.

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Career Fairs & On-Campus Interviews
Our Los Angeles office recruits in many career centers at the following colleges and universities in Southern California, including:

We would like to meet you and introduce you to a career with meaning during one of our upcoming campus visits.

Career Changers

Changing careers doesn't have to be daunting. Coming from many different backgrounds and occupations, our financial representatives go on to develop successful business practices. With support from a quality organization, it can be an easy transition.

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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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#1 in the Financial Services Industry

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

Top Ten Internship for 21 Straight Years

- Vault Guide to Internships, 2017 edition

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