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5.0 of 5 stars

This is the internship that will give you the most personal, professional, and financial growth possible.
Saint Louis, MO | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN


Uppers

The education, the professional experience, the career potential, the company culture, and the income potential.


Downers

I did it during my hardest semester if college.


Advice to Potential Interns

This is a company that will always do the right thing, has the best insurance and investment products in the industry, and trains you to be the best advisors in the industry.


Sample Interview Questions

Do you have any brothers or sisters?


Advice to Management

They are doing a great job.


Would You Recommend

Yes


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4.9 of 5 stars

young man gains invaluable experience while interning at Northwestern Mutual
Minneapolis, MN | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN


Uppers

Ability to learn the business and learn what is like to be your own boss.


Downers

Calling on prospective clients on a cold call basis


Advice to Potential Interns

If you enjoy working with people and impacting their lives, this is an outstanding career to consider.


Advice to Management

More hands on training, more specific direct support of the representative as they are learning the business.


Would You Recommend

Yes


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5.0 of 5 stars

The real deal
Minneapolis, MN | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN


Uppers

Awesome mentors. Live bullet to the full time career. Positive energy and built in time for fun. Win for clients, win for the company/person if they choose to go full time, win for others who don't go full time as it leads them many times to their next career inadvertently!


Downers

People who don't stick in it the whole summer don't see the real picture of opportunity available


Advice to Potential Interns

Mentors really do care about you, whether this is the career for you or leading you into your next job and being prepared for obstacles you might face


Sample Interview Questions

Harrison assessment


Would You Recommend

Yes


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5.0 of 5 stars

Test drive to a financial planning career
Ann Arbor, MI | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN


Uppers

Real work experience


Downers

That I had to go to class with senioritis


Advice to Potential Interns

Do as you're told. Work the system that has been in place for 150+ years.


Would You Recommend

Yes


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4.8 of 5 stars

An opportunity to mature; personally, professionally & financially.
Other (US) | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN


Uppers

Support, Office culture, Training, Entrepreneurial, Real life person to person interaction


Downers

It's hard work. If you're not ready to mature, it may not be a fit.


Advice to Potential Interns

If you're looking for a career where income is relatively unlimited, you have the independence to design your own work calendar & make your own business decisions, & you want to make an impact on peoples lives, then the career at NM should be entertained. The internship program is the gateway into that career. We urge our college financial reps to testdrive this career to its maximum potential.


Would You Recommend

Yes


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4.8 of 5 stars

Help others live courageously and with purpose
Salt Lake City, UT | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN


Uppers

1. Flexibility, I never have to miss something important because of work

2. Helping great people protect their family through insurance

3. Future potential for income is really high


Downers

Commission based jobs are very motivating but can be stressful on a family


Advice to Potential Interns

Be willing to put in the time and effort to be successful, and look past the no’s


Would You Recommend

Yes


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5.0 of 5 stars

Start your own bussiness.
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


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5.0 of 5 stars

Enriching the lives of others and being paid well for it
Columbia, SC | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN


Uppers

Interacting with and improving the lives of people who know they need help.


Downers

Wearing a suit


Advice to Potential Interns

Self discipline is the most valuable attribute for someone in our organization


Sample Interview Questions

Where are you in three years? What have you accomplished? What are you most proud of?


Advice to Management

Promoting the opportunity to more people


Would You Recommend

Yes


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5.0 of 5 stars

You will grow tremendously personally, professionally, and financially this summer - all while helping people you care about
Chicago, IL | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN


Uppers

real world experience


Downers

making phone calls (but who likes that? :))


Advice to Potential Interns

If you want to have REAL experience then do this. If you want to have a mindless "job" over the summer do not try it - you will be challenged and will regret this.


Would You Recommend

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4.9 of 5 stars

Do what's best for the client, not what's best for you.
Salt Lake City, UT | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN


Uppers

Meeting new people and building a network


Downers

Asking for referrals


Advice to Potential Interns

If you are good with people and enjoy meeting new people and building a business this is the opportunity for you.


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