College Financial Representative Internship

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Financial Services - Banking/Investment/Finance


You will gain hands on and real world experience as you explore the career path of becoming a Financial Advisor.
Through our personal and professional development training, you will not only learn how to build and maintain relationships within your community, but you will also have the opportunity to make an impact on the lives of others by helping them enjoy financially secure lives.


Northwestern Mutual’s College Financial Representative

Internship has been ranked as a “Top 10 Internship” for the past 22 years (Vault Guide to Internships, 2018).
As a Northwestern Mutual College Financial Representative, you will join our network office team and have the opportunity to partner with experienced financial representatives, advisors, and professional office staff to help grow your personal practice.
You will see the independent and entrepreneurial spirit that our financial representatives exhibit as you indulge in our innovative, supportive, and committed company culture.

Obtain your Life, Accident, & Health License, financed by Northwestern Mutual (Future opportunity to obtain Series 6 and 63 licenses)

Participate in personal and professional training and development meetings

Build your own (daily) schedule to meet with prospects and clients at your convenience

Analyze, create, and implement a personalized strategy for your clients to achieve financial security


  • U.S.
    Citizen or permanent work authorization
  • Full-time student with Junior or Senior standing (any major, graduate and undergraduate students accepted)
  • Strong academic performance and active involvement in clubs/organizations
  • Devoted work ethic
  • Previous work or internship experience
  • Ability to work both independently, as well as part of a team
  • Self-motivated, driven, goal-oriented
  • Sociable, outgoing, enjoys meeting new people


  • Vernon Hills, Illinois, United States
  • Lombard, Illinois, United States
  • Elgin, Illinois, United States
  • Skokie, Illinois, United States
  • West Loop, Chicago, Illinois, Unitied States

Positions are available for Spring and Summer terms.

About Northwestern Mutual - Greater Chicago

Northwestern Mutual Internship As part of America’s “Top 10 Internships,” Northwestern Mutual provides a hands-on experience for their interns.
College students will “test drive” a career as a financial representative--leaving no time for coffee runs.
Our College Financial Representatives (CFR’s) will personally build relationships by striving to meet their client’s goals through financial solutions.
Although CFR’s are their own boss, they will be guided through the process by a network of specialists, a training program, and countless resources.
They will also be paired with a mentor to learn the ins-and-outs of the business.

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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