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Northwestern Mutual - Twin Cities

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Finance and Banking

Positions Typically Hiring For:

- Financial Advisor Development Program - Internship
- Financial Representative - Full Time

Positions Posted (Contact information can be found at the bottom of the page)

Position 1:

Financial Advisor Development Program - Summer 2024 Internship

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Minnesota

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Internship

Accepted Majors:

Finance and Banking

Position Description:

Responsibilities:
Financial Representative Interns at Northwestern Mutual help their clients live more and worry less through our unique approach to financial planning. Our interns, who come from varying academic backgrounds and experiences, begin to build a financial planning practice while employing local and nationwide experts, exclusive financial products, and the support of a Fortune 100 company. You will have the opportunity to build your confidence, develop a professional network, and change people’s lives by helping them achieve financial freedom. Here, hard work pays off!

Our internship program mimics our full-time Financial Representative role, allowing you to:
- Build your client base through prospecting and networking
- Call on potential clients and set meetings to understand their financial goals
- Prepare plans and offer useful recommendations
- Gain exposure to planning software platforms
- Get licensed with your Life, Accident, and Health insurance license
- Participate in weekly coaching, training, and development meetings

As a Northwestern Mutual intern, you can expect a flexible schedule to work around life and your classes. With our year-round program, you can continue to grow your practice and obtain support for registrations and certifications such as the Series 6 & 63 or CFP®. Get inspired at local and national recognition events, earn access to leadership programs, and collaborate with experts in our business. In fact, you’ll find diverse resources across our culture to ensure that you experience personal and professional growth in this program. With interest, eligible interns have an opportunity to interview for a full-time Financial Representative role upon graduation.

Qualifications:
- Full-time student; juniors and seniors preferred
- Entrepreneurial and curiosity for sales
- Highly involved on campus (leader, campus orgs, student government, etc.)
- Excellent time-management skills
- Interest in financial literacy and planning tools
- Business savvy

Compensation:
- Commissions
- Development Stipends
- Productivity Bonuses
- Support for insurance licensing (life, health, DI, LTC)
- Support for SIE, Series 6, Series 63 registrations (eligibility required)

About Us:
Northwestern Mutual has been helping families and businesses achieve financial security for over 165 years. Through a distinctive, whole-picture planning approach including both insurance and investments, we empower people to be financially confident. We combine the expertise of our financial professionals with a personalized digital experience and leading-edge technology to best serve our clients.

Northwestern Mutual - Twin Cities has multiple office locations in Minnesota and Wisconsin:
Minnesota - Edina, Mankato, Mendota Heights, Rochester, and Woodbury
Wisconsin - Eau Claire, La Crosse, and Wausau

Position 2:

Financial Representative

Listing Application Link:

Location:

Minnesota

Type:

Full-Time

Accepted Majors:

Finance and Banking

Position Description:

Responsibilities:
Financial Representatives at Northwestern Mutual help their clients live more and worry less through our personalized approach to financial planning. As a business owner, they spend their days acquiring clientele and finding financial solutions with help from our industry-leading training, mentors, and products. Discover your earning potential, craft a workday around your life, and make an impact every day. Here, hard work pays off.

Our award-winning training equips you with the education, skill-building, and development strategies you need to be successful and confident in this career. With additional access to nationwide mentors and leaders, we will surround you with resources to help in your financial expertise, including but not limited to:
- Personal Planning Analysis
- Asset & Income Protection
- Education Funding
- Investment & Advisory Services
- Trust Services
- Retirement Solutions
- Business Needs Analysis

As a Northwestern Mutual Financial Representative you will:
- Build - Work to build a client base by growing relationships with your network and develop knowledge of NM financial products and market trends.
- Educate - Educate yourself beyond training through sponsored licensing and registration as well as ongoing development. Use assistive software, reporting tools, and illustrations to educate clients on potential plans.
- Influence - Presenting clients with the opportunity to protect and prosper, you will drive clients to action through expert influence and recommendations.
- Own - Take ownership of development and management of the business as you master your craft and build a team. Review and maintain client financial plans, continuing to provide optimum advice for your clients’ needs.

Compensation & Benefits:
This career is primarily commission based, but also includes stipends and bonuses. It allows you to control what you would want to earn at any given time in your career. To give you an idea, financial professionals at Northwestern Mutual - Twin Cities are making on average about $75,000 in their first year, and there is potential for much more.

Income Growth Opportunity:
National Average vs. Top 25%
Year 1 | $52,000 - $106,000
Year 3 | $103,000 - $202,000
Year 5 | $139,000 - $289,000
Year 10 | $234,000 - $490,000
Year 15 | $341,000 - $790,000

Beyond income, you’ll have access to a comprehensive benefits package:
- Commission structure to support early development
- Renewable income
- Bonus programs and expense allowances
- Support for insurance licensing, SIE, Series 6, Series 63, CFP®, and more
- Retirement Package and Pension Plan
- Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Disability Income Insurance
- Family Planning

You could be right for this opportunity if you have:
- 4-year degree; or equivalent professional work experience
- Entrepreneurial ambitions
- History of success in sales, athletics, military, client services, or client-facing roles
- Excellent time-management skills
- Desire for continuous learning
- Legal authorization to work in the US without sponsorship

We want people with different backgrounds and work experience, including but not limited to: financial services, business development, hospitality, banking, sales, marketing, management, educators, athletics, legal, communications, real estate, entrepreneurs, military veterans, and community influencers.

About Us:
For over 160 years, we have helped our clients spend their lives living through comprehensive and innovative financial planning. We combine the expertise of our financial professionals with personalized digital experience and industry-leading products to give our clients the ability to successfully navigate their financial lives.

Our tailored approach includes multiple financial strategies—insurance, investments, and annuities—built to reinforce each other, keeping our clients consistently on track to meet goal after goal. We lead with unmatched financial strength and access to the best products and services for our clients.

Our Financial Representatives are valued partners, and proud business owners. We value an inclusive and belonging environment where everyone’s different viewpoints bring new successes!

Northwestern Mutual - Twin Cities has multiple office locations in Minnesota and Wisconsin:
Minnesota - Edina, Mankato, Mendota Heights, Rochester, and Woodbury
Wisconsin - Eau Claire, La Crosse, and Wausau

Why join Northwestern Mutual:
- #90, Fortune 100 company (2021)
- Forbes' Best Employers for Diversity (2018-2020)
- Top 10 US Independent Broker-Dealers*1
- #1 Amongst Life Insurers Most Admired Companies*2 for Financial Soundness
- Best Place to Work for LGBTQ+ Equality- Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index (2015-2021)
- $224 billion*3 (retail investment client assets held or managed)

*1 Ranking for Northwestern Mutual Investment Services, LLC. Sources: Financial Advisor magazine and InvestmentNews, April 2021.
*2 To determine the best-regarded companies in more than 50 industries, FORTUNE asked executives, directors, and analysts to rate enterprises in their own industry on nine criteria. Details at fortune.com
*3 Combined client assets of NMIS and NMWMC as of June 30, 2021

Northwestern Mutual Financial Representatives are Independent Contractors whose income is based solely on production. Northwestern Mutual is the marketing name for The Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company (NM) and its subsidiaries in Milwaukee, WI.

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Sarah

Lockbaum

Recruiting Coordinator

(715) 808-3867

1191 Northland Drive, Suite 150

Mendota Heights

Minnesota

55120

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