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4.7 of 5 stars (284 Ratings)

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The oppertunity of a LIFE TIME

5.0 of 5 stars

Portland, OR | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN

Uppers

You get to test drive a career

Downers

Being self empoyed and having to learn to organized my own day. Not having someone telling me when it was due.

Advice to Potential Interns

Test drive the career and get to know the carecter of the organization and find out if it will be a fit for you.

Would You Recommend

Yes

What is Your Maximum Potential?

5.0 of 5 stars

Minneapolis, MN | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN

Uppers

The ability to make as much money as you could imagine. It is really nice to not have a salary cap. I love the flexibility that I have to take off from work whenever needed or to make my schedule work better with a prospects.

Downers

There wasn't anything I didn't like about my internship.

Advice to Potential Interns

Work hard and you will reap the benefits early

Would You Recommend

Yes

Unlimited opportunity to apply a financial education to a real world career while building a business and helping others

4.8 of 5 stars

Buffalo, NY | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN

Uppers

The training and support from peers and home office coupled with the autonomy and unlimited opportunity to grow, continue your education and not have a corporate glass ceiling. Working for a company that puts investing in their employees and delivering value before anything else.

Downers

Our office was underdeveloped at the time so there was no director of the program or formal mentor structure like there is now.

Advice to Potential Interns

Work hard, follow the trianing, ask for help and always keep learning.

Sample Interview Questions

What motivates you most in a career?

Tell me about a time where you were faced with adversity that you had to overcome?

Are you motivated by helping others?

Advice to Management

Have a better transitional structure from the employees that have success and hit early goals that continues while they are in the early stages of their career.

Would You Recommend

Yes

Starting your own business, determine your own pay.

5.0 of 5 stars

Springfield, MO | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN

Uppers

You make as much money as you work for. You have an opportunity to start a business early on.

Downers

It's heavily commission based. No set pay. This is also the biggest benefit, for there is no cap on your income.

Advice to Potential Interns

YOu have to be driven, self motivated, willing to put up with a lot of pressure, and becoming comfortable being uncomfortable.

Sample Interview Questions

My biggest role model; why

Advice to Management

NONE

Would You Recommend

Yes

excellent chance to test drive the career

5.0 of 5 stars

Denver, CO | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN

Uppers

great experience in real world

Downers

rejection with prospects

Advice to Potential Interns

stick it out

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

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

Great Opportunity

5.0 of 5 stars

Harrisburg, PA | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN

Uppers

No maximum earning potential, flexibility in schedule, real life learning experience.

Downers

There were no negatives about this internship.

Advice to Potential Interns

Bestcompany in the financial services industry.

Would You Recommend

Yes

Life changing experience, able to experience real work taks

5.0 of 5 stars

Orlando, FL | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN

Uppers

Time flexibility

Downers

Building a client data base on people you know

Advice to Potential Interns

Have to manage your time responsibly in order to take advantage of the internship

Sample Interview Questions

Why you choose the finance industry

Advice to Management

More training

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

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