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Financial Representative Intern

Northwestern Mutual

Northwestern Mutual

Accounting & Finance
Honolulu, HI, USA
Posted on Friday, August 25, 2023

We are now selecting interns for a January 2024 start date.

*This is an in-person internship. APPLICANTS MUST CURRENTLY LIVE IN HAWAI'I.*

Financial Representative Interns at Northwestern Mutual - Hawai'i 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 and consultative selling skills, 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. 1 in 3 interns typically continue full-time after graduating.

Are you a fit for this internship?

  • 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 & Benefits

  • 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

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!

Why join Northwestern Mutual:

  • #97, Fortune 100 company (2022)
  • Top 5 Internship for Financial Services, Vault Guide to Top Internships 2023
  • Top 100 internship for 27th year in a row
  • Hawai’i Business Magazine - #1 Best company for LGBTQ+ Equality in Hawaii 2021
  • Hawai’i Business Magazine Best Places to Work, Medium Companies Award (2019-2023)
  • Pacific Business News Hawai’i's Best Workplaces Medium Category Award (2020-2023)
  • Best Place to Work for LGBTQ+ Equality- Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index (2015-2021)
  • Recipient of DE&I Champion Award presented by Northwestern Mutual 2023
  • 4.9+ million clients and growing-1
  • $224 billion (retail investment client assets held or managed)-2
  • Unsurpassed financial strength-3

1 As of December 31,2021

2 Combined client assets of NMIS and NMWMC as of June 30, 2021

3 Among US life insurers. Ratings are for the Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company and Northwestern Long Term Care Insurance Company, as of the most recent review and reports by each rating agency 2021. Ratings as of 7/21 (Moody's Investors Service), 5/21 (A.M. Best Company), 7/21 (Fitch Ratings) and 7/21 (S&P Global Ratings).

Northwestern Mutual Financial Representatives are Independent Contractors whose income is based solely on production.