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4.7 of 5 stars (141 Ratings)

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Excitingly eye opening experience into the financial services industry

5.0 of 5 stars

Providence, RI | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN

Uppers

real world experience

Downers

I can't say that their was anything I disliked.

Advice to Potential Interns

you own your own business

Would You Recommend

Yes

A competitive, fun, and challeneging way to learn the indusrty

5.0 of 5 stars

Pittsburgh, PA | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN

Uppers

I learned more than I did in school. I was able to grow up as an individual while getting real life experience. I didn't have to grab coffee or do administrative work.

Downers

It was stressful at times.

Advice to Potential Interns

Everybody should at least give it a shot. I never thought of this as a career when I started, but I gave it a chance and now I am here.

Sample Interview Questions

What makes you a good fit?

Advice to Management

I think it is fine the way it is. As long as you take the internship seriously and are coachable you will learn more than in any other internship.

Would You Recommend

Yes

Growth: professionally, but more importantly personally

5.0 of 5 stars

Minneapolis, MN | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN

Uppers

Starting your career before you graduate.

Downers

The internship is not easy. It can be difficult for others to take you serious in regards to their finances when they aren't sure if you will be here in 3 months.

Advice to Potential Interns

If you are willing to work hard an create your own future and be 100% in control of your life there is no better place to be.

Sample Interview Questions

My interview process was based around my goals and dreams and Northwestern trying to make sure this was a good fit for me.



-what was a difficult event in your life and how did you overcome it.

Advice to Management

Based on industry averages our retention as a firm almost quadruples the chance of success if you come from our internship. We need to and are continuing to work on diversity within our firm.

Would You Recommend

Yes

You get out what you put in

4.8 of 5 stars

Springfield, MA | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN

Uppers

You schedule your own time. Meet with the people you want to meet with. Whatever effort you put in is what you will get out of the internship

Downers

It takes time to get paid because of the cycle

Advice to Potential Interns

Set a goal and decide to reach it. Then dont stop until you do

Sample Interview Questions

What is your willingness to ask for help from coaches and mentors?

Advice to Management

I would change nothing, perhaps more willingness to cover costs of Representatives, however the more skin I have in the game the harder I will be working

Would You Recommend

Yes

Creativity and Elegance required

5.0 of 5 stars

Pittsburgh, PA | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN

Uppers

Pay, time flexibility, leadership, "open -doorness", expirence

Downers

Nothing

Advice to Potential Interns

Be ready to become exposed to the real life of a CEO right away. Quick decisions that need to be good are required and you must become and expert at balance and efficiency.

Sample Interview Questions

Tell me about a time you failed at something and how did you learn from it.

Advice to Management

I don't believe the organization needs to improve here. Obviously you can always to do better with the aforementioned items but I believe NM's internship program truly should be ranked #1 in the company

Would You Recommend

Yes

Start your own bussiness.

5.0 of 5 stars

Little Rock, AR | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN

Uppers

Being my own boss.

Downers

The volatility of your work week.

Advice to Potential Interns

Be prepared to work hard.

Advice to Management

More organization with the contracting process.

Would You Recommend

Yes

You get what you put in.

5.0 of 5 stars

San Francisco, CA | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN

Uppers

The people in the office.

Downers

Not Hourly.

Advice to Potential Interns

If you're not ready to work hard, turn away and run.

Sample Interview Questions

Don't recall.

Advice to Management

Compensation, bigger stipend for interns.

Would You Recommend

Yes

Independence, real life training, professional development, and amazing income potential.

5.0 of 5 stars

Des Moines, IA | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN

Uppers

Culture and relationships

Downers

getting used to being up so early

Advice to Potential Interns

Hit the ground running to recieve full benefits of program.

Sample Interview Questions

Tell me your best accomplish and why it is your best.

How involved on campus were you.

Advice to Management

Make sure they know its a career, not a summer job you show up to 2 days a week.

Would You Recommend

Yes

The opportunity of a lifetime

4.9 of 5 stars

Akron, OH | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN

Uppers

People, resources, learning, communication skills, workplace culture, fun

Downers

Inconsistent pay and down time. When you are struggling with finding clients or keeping a full schedule. You always have your tram to pick you up and help you rough tough times.

Advice to Potential Interns

Know what you are getting into and if it is the right type of opportunity for yourself. Ask questions.

Sample Interview Questions

What is an example of failure that you have experienced in your life and how did you overcome it?

Advice to Management

No Comment

Would You Recommend

Yes

I saving important to you?

5.0 of 5 stars

Indianapolis, IN | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN

Uppers

Growing personally and professionally

Downers

There are no cons. If you are motivated to succeed, it's hard not to

Advice to Potential Interns

Come in open minded and prepared to work hard

Would You Recommend

Yes

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