Join our award-winning team, as you get real-world experience with one of the most diverse, inclusive Fortune 100 Companies in the U.S.

For the past 50 years, more than 52,000 college students have participated in Northwestern Mutual’s internship program. 98% of them reported that the program was instrumental or very helpful to their future careers – whether in the financial industry, sales or other business endeavor.

Northwestern Mutual ranks #4 overall across all industries on the Vault's Top 50 Internships for 2017 and is the only company to be recognized in the top 10, for 21 straight years. We also rank #2 for career development and #10 in the U.S. for positive office culture, flexibility, and work-life balance*.

Our training program will help you:

  • Start building the foundation in finance, insurance, and sales that will help you deliver excellent financial security to your clients.
  • Lay the foundation for a client base and a successful practice, with support from your office colleagues and the company. At Northwestern Mutual, you'll work for yourself but never by yourself.
  • Gain real-life experiences while earning performance-based compensation. Our attractive reimbursement program for professional studies can lead to a professional designation for interns who go full time.

11997-2017 Vault Guide to Internships

 Jena Schwake

Jena Schwake, M.A.

Director of Training
Office 612-758-7720

 Louis Nathan Engler

Louis Nathan Engler

College Unit Director
Office 612-758-7728

My Networks: LinkedIn

 Kyle Orrock

Kyle Orrock

Growth and Development Director
Office 612-758-7600 ext. 7717


Northwestern Mutual financial representatives have the opportunity to determine their own financial futures while making an impact on others.

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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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