Northwestern Mutual - Chicago's Internship Program

Build Your Skills and Increase Your Knowledge


        Chicago Top Workplace 2019

An internship with Northwestern Mutual - Chicago in Rosemont is an experience that will significantly impact your growth as a young professional and it will empower you to take control of your financial future. 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.

Your Opportunity Begins with an Interview

Amanda Schiff at Career FairOur interviews are a platform for conversation. We want to get to know you and what areas are most important to you to grow both personally and professionally.

We're looking for individuals who want to:

  • Grow as a young professional
  • Have an opportunity with responsibility
  • Learn how profound financial planning can be in someone's life

If we agree that you can be the right one for this program, you will continue throughout the interview process to meet financial representatives that will allow you to explore the day to day of the career.

Your Internship Experience

At Northwestern Mutual - Chicago, 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 attend client meetings with current financial representatives so you can begin learning the roadmap to financial planning. You will also see different ways that financial advisors run their meetings and build relationship with their clients.

As part of your internship, you will:Internship Community Service Day at Ronald McDonald House

  • 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
  • Participate in speaker series, book clubs and learning opportunities
  • Join in company outings and community service initiatives

What Our Intern Alumni Say

Hear why Loyola University alumnus Mike D’Aquila chose a career as a financial advisor and how his NM-Chicago internship experience guided his decision.

How to Apply

Our year-round internship has classes starting in May, June and December. We are currently interviewing for our Summer 2020 program.

To be considered you must be a full-time student who has less than 18 months until graduation. We only accept juniors and seniors to the program and would like for candidates to have previous internship experience, although it is not necessary.

Qualities We Seek

  • Incredible work ethic
  • Service and goal-oriented
  • Solid communication skills
  • Community and/or campus involvement
  • Desire to help others

To learn more, contact:

Molly Martin

Amanda Schiff

To learn more about our firm culture, our philanthropic passions and the people and events that are making headlines for Northwestern Mutual - Chicago in Rosemont, visit our News and Events page. And, like us on Facebook and follow us onTwitter @NMChi1872 and @CanaleFinancial


Vault Guide to Top Internships, 2020 edition
Chicago Tribune 2019 Top Workplaces (November 8, 2019)


As a financial representative intern, you'll get real-world job experience as you discover a career with flexibility and rewards.

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Looking for a supportive team atmosphere that will provide guidance and mentorship? Do you not just want an internship, but one where you can truly make an impact on others? Need one that works around your school schedule?

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