Hands on experience, even if this isn't the career for you, you will be better prepared for whatever path you take. One thing for sure is you will benefit over your lifetime from having had this experience, getting an early understanding of financial matters will pay big dividends for you and your family
Finding prospects, always trying to get favorable introductions
Advice to Potential Interns
If your are interested in this career I believe Northwestern Mutual has the best platform to benefit the client. You have an exclusive to NM and at the same time can be independent. Risk management and wealth management tied to a financial plan customized to the client, its very powerful and can have a great impact on your clients lives.
Advice to Management
Make the focus on the platform to help advisors have the best technology and deliverable to the marketplace.
Sample Interview Questions
What is your why? Can you get to where you want to get to in your current opportunity?