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5.0 of 5 stars

Gateway to a full-time career in finance
2012 | VERIFIED INTERN


Uppers

Being surrounded by veteran guys who would help and train you and willing to do joint work. I wan't an errand boy and I would get out of the internship what I put into it.


Downers

Wish we were held more accountable for poor performance


Advice to Potential Interns

You will get out of it what you put into it. It is not a cakewalk


Advice to Management

Nothing comes to mind


Would You Recommend

Yes


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5.0 of 5 stars

At Northwestern Mutual, I was taught at an early age in my college career how to be a professional.
2012 | VERIFIED INTERN


Uppers

The professionalism demonstrated from our Leadership Team.


Downers

I have zero negativity towards this internship program.


Advice to Potential Interns

Working Hard in the early months will pay off later.


Would You Recommend

Yes


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5.0 of 5 stars

The Real World Internship.
2012 | VERIFIED INTERN


Uppers

It is just like the job you will be doing as a full time representative.
You get an insurance license for free.
You get unlimited pay.
Teaches you a good work ethic.


Downers

In order to achieve success you have to do a lot more work than in a normal internship.


Advice to Potential Interns

It is the opportunity of a lifetime but be prepared to work hard. You cant get away with doing nothing.


Would You Recommend

Yes


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5.0 of 5 stars

The personal growth I experienced and the ability to begin my career earlier than most was tremendous.
2012 | VERIFIED INTERN


Uppers

The focus on growing personally and professionally. Specifically, communicaiton skills, business development, networking, etc.


Downers

Its very challenging which can be extremely rewarding, but difficult at some times.


Advice to Potential Interns

Listen to mentors, have a role model in the business and develp a 1 year, 5 year and long term vision.


Advice to Management

Continue to work on the span of control.


Would You Recommend

Yes


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5.0 of 5 stars

An internship built to advance professionally, personally, and financially through guidance of the program and those in leadership.
2012 | VERIFIED INTERN


Uppers

The relationships built


Downers

Deferred Compensation


Advice to Potential Interns

You would be making a mistake, not to apply for this internship


Advice to Management

Communication amoungst those in development


Would You Recommend

Yes


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5.0 of 5 stars

Opportunity of a lifetime!
2012 | VERIFIED INTERN


Uppers

Getting my "hands dirty" by acutally doing the job. I got to see first hand what financial planning entails for families and business because I got to do it.


Downers

Nothing. everytihng was great.


Advice to Potential Interns

Do research into different companies and the lifestyle you want to have one day and see if they match up.


Advice to Management

Nothing, everything was great.


Would You Recommend

Yes


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5.0 of 5 stars

Real-world experience that is challenging, yet rewarding.
2012 | VERIFIED INTERN


Uppers

I loved that we were able to build our own business, but had the support of people who were very experienced.


Downers

It was very challenging at times.


Advice to Potential Interns

Work harder than you ever have before, and you will be rewarded beyond measure.


Would You Recommend

Yes


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5.0 of 5 stars

The most impactful, smartest decision in my life I have ever made was to join Northwestern Mutual as an intern in May of 2007
2012 | VERIFIED INTERN


Uppers

Impact on peoples lives and bell-being, Freedom and Flexibility to be running your own business at such a young age, and unlimited income potential. This internship made me who I am as a person and helped me realize that I can get anything I want from life from focus and drive to help others


Downers

If you don't work hard, you don't get paid


Advice to Potential Interns

If you want a rewarding career in life that will give you everything you've ever wanted in life, Northwestern Mutual is the place to be at.


Would You Recommend

Yes


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5.0 of 5 stars

Learn more about yourself, and how to help others, in the most impactful way possible!!!!!
2012 | VERIFIED INTERN


Uppers

It's real! This was the best real life internship that I've ever done!


Downers

I wish that I'd known about it earlier..I would have done it each summer!


Advice to Potential Interns

At the conclusion of your internship, you'll definitively know if this is something you'd like to pursue.


Advice to Management

Northwestern Mutual is working on recruiting and training a more diverse salesforce....to mirror our diverse community.


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Yes


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5.0 of 5 stars

Life Changing
2012 | VERIFIED INTERN


Uppers

We were treated the same as the full time advisers


Downers

No cons, If you dont like to work dont do this internship


Advice to Potential Interns

Knowing what I know now I would never do this for any other company. Northwestern Mutual is an incredible organization .


Would You Recommend

Yes


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