Financial Planning Development Program

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Financial Services - Banking/Investment/Finance


You will gain hands on and real world experience as begin on the career path of becoming a Financial Advisor.
Through our personal and professional entry-level 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.
Our Financial Planning Post-Graduate Program is geared towards recent college graduates who graduate in May, June, or August.


As a Financial Representative in the Financial Planning Program, 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.
Everyday will be different but a typical day will begin with a development meeting, skill builder meeting, or mentor meeting you will then create an ideal calendar where you will hold 3-4 potential client meetings each day. Upon completion of the program you will have the training, skills, knowledge, experience, and excitement to begin the career as a Financial Advisor.

Obtain your Life, Accident, & Health License, SIE, Series 6 and 63 financed by Northwestern Mutual

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 graduating in May, June or August 2020 (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, United States

If interested please send your resume to Kim Luhman at 

About Northwestern Mutual - Greater Chicago

Northwestern Mutual - Greater Chicago has consistently focused on one ambition: to do the right things for the people who put their trust in us.
Since 1903, we have been serving individuals and businesses in the greater Chicago area through offices located in Lombard, Elgin, Vernon Hills, Skokie in the North Shore, and downtown in Chicago's West Loop.
We're proud to be recognized as a 2019 Chicago Top Workplace by the Chicago Tribune! The companies chosen for the recognition scored high with employees on company leadership, communication, career growth, working enviroment, and more.
Under the leadership of Managing Partner, Tom Goris Jr.
CLU®, ChFC®, our network of financial advisors are dedicated to providing expert guidance and innovative solutions to help you identify and meet your financial goals at different stages in your life.

* 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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