Jump Start Your Career

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. It will provide an opportunity to learn more about yourself, the world of business and the profound impact of helping young individuals plan for their financial security. It will also allow you to expand your professional network and develop lifelong skills.

Not Your Typical Internship

At Northwestern Mutual we believe the only way for students to have a successful internship is by experiencing hands-on training and mentoring as well as developing relationships with our advisors.

College financial representatives will 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.

Our training program will help you:

  • Receive financial planning training centered on growing your knowledge
  • Develop your skills in networking and business relationships
  • Be mentored and coached by our designated College Unit Captains and College Unit Directors
  • Join in on fun company outings and community service initiatives


What Happens During an Internship with Northwestern Mutual?


We Also Like To Have Fun!


Career Fairs & On-Campus Interviews

Look for us on your campus conducting mock interviews, providing feedback on your resume, and participating in class and club presentations on topics such as interviewing basics, resume writing and leadership. 

Are you a graduating senior? Learn more about our Financial Advisor Development Program (FADP)

Our Financial Advisor Development Program is a career pathway designed for graduating seniors to grow into and become successful financial advisors. 
We partner with you to help you move from a recently graduated college senior, to a Financial Representative, to a Financial Advisor and on a path to become a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER professional and enrolled in the CFP® certification program within 18 months.

Still Not Sure? Hear It Straight From The Interns Themselves

“My experience in the Northwestern Mutual Internship program has been second to none. Throughout my internship I have been introduced to great leaders and mentors who have aided me in furthering myself both personally and professionally. In addition to the wealth of knowledge gained during the experience I have been able to help numerous people across the country in becoming financially secure by providing exceptional service and peace of mind.”

- Michael Marchio, 2018



 Dana Dinigro

Dana Dinigro

Director of Recruitment and Development
Office 315-733-8624

 Allison Webb

Allison Webb

Campus Recruiter
Office 315-731-5408

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