Overall Intern Rating
4.7 of 5 stars (141 Ratings)

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Opportunity to be courageous, grow and learn

5.0 of 5 stars

Denver, CO | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN

Uppers

Challenged me to get uncomfortable

Downers

Wish I had more time

Advice to Potential Interns

Be open minded and courageous

Sample Interview Questions

What's the biggest challenge you faced in life and how did you handle it?

Advice to Management

Would like the licensing process to go faster - I understand it's more a problem with the state

Would You Recommend

Yes

If you want safety, go else where, but remember nothing ever grows in a place of comfort.

4.9 of 5 stars

Chicago, IL | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN

Uppers

Pay can be great. Ability to network. control of schedule.

Downers

Not being understood by people not in the field or who have no prior knowledge of it.

Advice to Potential Interns

Take this opportunity seriously, you will be playing with live ammo.

Would You Recommend

Yes

The ability to jump start your career and learn the skills necessary to succeed in life.

5.0 of 5 stars

Tacoma, WA | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN

Uppers

The autonomy, resources, support, mentorship, continued education, and ability to make a difference in lives.

Downers

Delayed gratification from the time you meet someone to the time that you get paid on the recommendations you help them implement. The career is very difficult to get started in and build a network of clients. The learning curve is very steep because most of the things that are to be learned for financial planning are not taught in school.

Advice to Potential Interns

If you are long term focused, self motivating, autonomous, hard-working, and persistent, this will be a good opportunity for you. However, if you need immediate results and lack the autonomy to act as a business owner this might be too much of a challenge. You will be asked to step outside of your comfort zone on the daily to continuously grow and learn and you should be okay with challenge.

Sample Interview Questions

How do you like to compensated? Monetarily, Recognition, Leadership opportunities?

Tell me about a time you had to overcome a personal struggle or tell me about a time you took on a lot of responsibility.

Advice to Management

I would prefer the recruiters to focus on the quality of potential interns rather than the quantity, as the more interns who have poor experiences because they are not cut out to handle the internship might have negative things to say about the internship when they were not suited for it all along.

Would You Recommend

Yes

A Top 10 internship EVERY college student needs to consider!!!

5.0 of 5 stars

Chicago, IL | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN

Uppers

Mentoring, Training, and Development

Downers

the growing pains of getting rejected

Advice to Potential Interns

Go in with a open mind and be coachable on all aspects of training

Sample Interview Questions

N/A

Advice to Management

N/A

Would You Recommend

Yes

Enhancing your college experience while growing professionally

5.0 of 5 stars

Hartford, CT | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN

Uppers

The freedom to do what I wanted and make as much money as I wanted. There are no end destinations, it is very goal oriented.

Downers

The difficulty of starting and maintaining a busy schedule.

Advice to Potential Interns

If you do decide to pursuit this internship, it will definitely be worth it. You will learn so much and have a huge impact on your friends and family lives.

Sample Interview Questions

Do you have any experience in sales?

Would You Recommend

Yes

Financial Freedom is Glorious

4.8 of 5 stars

Madison, WI | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN

Uppers

Freedom to fail.

Downers

Lack of structure in remote offices.

Advice to Potential Interns

Network yourself so deep in groups of people, it doesn't matter what job you want or need; the network will help you find your groove.

Advice to Management

Slush fund for new interns to get out and market themselves would be helpful.

Would You Recommend

Yes

Real life experience

5.0 of 5 stars

Boston, MA | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN

Uppers

Meeting with clients, learning what the actual career is like

Downers

A lot of training

Advice to Potential Interns

If you want to own your own business and have face-to-face interaction with clients, also the coaching is great!

Sample Interview Questions

Do you want to be rewarded for your efforts/performance

Advice to Management

More activity on the campus

Would You Recommend

Yes

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

Test drive a career and begin my practice with a running start.

5.0 of 5 stars

Kalamazoo, MI | 2014 | VERIFIED INTERN

Uppers

Experience, personal growth, connections made, and education.

Downers

Studying for the state licensing exams. No fun!

Advice to Potential Interns

Give it a try. If you're interested in investments, insurance, sales, or financial planning, it's a great way to test drive a career.

Sample Interview Questions

Why do you want to work in an organization? What do you see as your upward mobility in your career path?

Advice to Management

Nothing

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

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