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4.7 of 5 stars (569 Ratings)

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Best opportunity for a flexible finance career.

4.9 of 5 stars

Salt Lake City, UT | 2016 | VERIFIED INTERN

Uppers

You control your future.

Downers

It's the hardest thing I've ever done.

Advice to Potential Interns

Expect to work your tail off.

Advice to Management

Set high expectations for interns.

Would You Recommend

Yes

A great way to test drive a career in financial services

4.9 of 5 stars

Chicago, IL | 2016 | VERIFIED INTERN

Uppers

Meeting with real prospects and clients, learning business skills, ability to earn full commissions

Downers

It took a while to get used to the rejection associated with a sales career

Advice to Potential Interns

Need to be able to be self-disciplined, work hard, and accept rejection.

Advice to Management

Not sure. I thought the training and entire experience was great.

Sample Interview Questions

Understanding of my natural market; experience in a business/professional setting previously; areas of study

Would You Recommend

Yes

This internship experience is life changing!

5.0 of 5 stars

Kansas City, MO | 2016 | VERIFIED INTERN

Uppers

Freedom, flexibility, learning, helping clients with real-world issues.

Downers

It put me out of my comfort zone and I received a lot of rejection.

Advice to Potential Interns

Work hard, learn the industry, practice your language and don't be afraid.

Advice to Management

Nothing!

Would You Recommend

Yes

My internship experience has developed me into a young professional, and has changed not only my life, but those I encounter daily.

4.8 of 5 stars

Greensboro, NC | 2016 | VERIFIED INTERN

Uppers

Freedom, flexibility, compensation.

Downers

No guarantee of money.

Advice to Potential Interns

If you are a hard worker and excited to learn and challenge yourself everyday, this is the career for you!

Would You Recommend

Yes

College Financial Representstive

5.0 of 5 stars

Des Moines, IA | 2016 | VERIFIED INTERN

Uppers

Ability to choose own hours, work as much or as little as you want, be self employed.

Downers

Self discipline. It was difficult being solely commission based plus a stipend but now that I'm a full time advisor I enjoy it

Advice to Potential Interns

Your outputs are dependent upon your inputs

Would You Recommend

Yes

It opened my eyes to the career of a lifetime.

5.0 of 5 stars

Dayton, OH | 2016 | VERIFIED INTERN

Uppers

Flexibility with school schedule.

Downers

I didn't like how challenging it was at first but that is where my professional growth came from, those uncomfortable moments like calling potential clients.

Advice to Potential Interns

Don't recreate the wheel. The training and sales process works.

Would You Recommend

Yes

Personal, professional and financial growth found here! Make an impact on your community in a way you thought you could only dream of.

5.0 of 5 stars

Spokane, WA | 2016 | VERIFIED INTERN

Uppers

Personal growth, professional growth, making an impact on others.

Downers

I have zero cons for our internship.

Advice to Potential Interns

Go into this wholeheartedly and leave your ego at the door. Challenge yourself. Live courageously. Be "others" focused.

Advice to Management

I truly believe Northwestern Mutual's internship is #1 in the country. I can't imagine a better experience anywhere.

Sample Interview Questions

Tell me about a time that you challenged yourself outside of your comfort zone. How did that help you grow?
Tell me about a time that you faced adversity. How did you respond?
Tell me about a time that you did something you regretted. How did you grow from that experience?
Tell me about a time that you courageously faced a fear and pushed through it. What did you learn from that experience?

Would You Recommend

Yes

Amazing opportunity to grow as a person and professional.

5.0 of 5 stars

Denver, CO | 2016 | VERIFIED INTERN

Uppers

The people, culture, and training.

Downers

Having to develop my own market.

Advice to Potential Interns

Work as hard as possible!

Advice to Management

Hire less interns

Would You Recommend

Yes

Take the Chance...it's worth it

4.9 of 5 stars

Chicago, IL | 2016 | VERIFIED INTERN

Uppers

Autonomy and Leadership Development

Downers

Rejection...

Advice to Potential Interns

work hard, control your attitude and effort

Advice to Management

nothing

Sample Interview Questions

nothing

Would You Recommend

Yes

An internship that will get you career ready.

5.0 of 5 stars

Chicago, IL | 2016 | VERIFIED INTERN

Uppers

Impact on clients during the summer and annual meeting in Milwaukee

Downers

Unsure if there was anything

Advice to Potential Interns

You have to be mature to know you will be entering a full-time internship that has high expectations and helps you prepare for the real world

Would You Recommend

Yes