Northwestern Mutual -  Internship Program

If you have an entrepreneurial spirit, want real-world business experience and are looking to make a difference, then an internship with Northwestern Mutual is right for you. Our internship has been highly rated due to its mentorship and career advancement opportunities, intern involvement, resume enhancement and unique appeal. But that’s just the beginning, other benefits include:

  • Practical guidance in your career selection process
  • The chance to develop networking and business relationship skills with the help of a mentor
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Securities registration and state licenses for life, health and accident insurance
  • Compensation in the same manner as a full-time financial representative
  • An opportunity to try out or get a head start on a career as a financial representative

One out of three former interns becomes a full-time financial representative following graduation. Our internship will give you a solid foundation of business-building skills and knowledge for immediate and future career success. The confidence you develop, coupled with insight you have gained as a financial representative intern, can put you on the path toward a profitable and fulfilling future.

* Vault Guide to Top Internships, 2009 edition

On Campus

Our Norwalk, CT office recruits and actively participates in many career centers at the following colleges and universities:

  • Sacred Heart University
  • Fairfield University
  • Quinnipiac University
  • UCONN - Main Campus
  • UCONN - Stamford
  • Bentley University
  • College of the Holy Cross

A Day in the Life of an Intern

Can you envision a life of financial independence, freedom, and calling your own shots? Many college students cannot. That’s why our internships provide a valuable opportunity for students to combine classroom learning with a real life look into what they could truly make of themselves.
Take a look at our "Day in the Life" video to learn more about the Intern Experience.

Still uncertain? Visit Northwestern Mutual Internships. Here you’ll find videos from current interns who talk about their experience, a quick tour highlighting some of the career aspects, and a fun quiz, “Have You Got What It Takes?” to help you decide if you’re suited for a Financial Representative Internship.


Michelle Lenzi

Office 212-819-1800

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Career Changers

Changing careers doesn't have to be daunting. Coming from many different backgrounds and occupations, our financial representatives go on to develop successful business practices. With support from a quality organization, it can be an easy transition.

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Looking for a career that allows flexibility and exceptional income potential? Do you want top-notch training, mentorship and resources? Have you been searching for a company that demonstrates a commitment to diversity and giving back to the community?

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#1 in the Financial Services Industry

- Selling Power's "50 Best Companies to Sell for Now." October 2016

Top Ten Internship for 22 Straight Years

- Vault Guide to Internships, 2018 edition

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To learn more about Northwestern Mutual Investment Services, LLC and its financial representatives, visit: FINRA BrokerCheck