What do parents think of Northwestern Mutual's Top 10 internship program*?

"Thank-you for giving [my son] this opportunity. He is loving it! I am seeing growth and maturity develop and I know it is due to this program. Thank you for your time and energy for all these young people."

- Parent of 2010 Intern

Are you looking for a great internship?

If you have an entrepreneurial spirit, want real-world business experience and are looking to make a difference, then an internship with the Northwestern Mutual is right for you. We are rated a Top 10 Internship Program* based on its mentorship and career advancement opportunities, intern involvement, resume enhancement and unique appeal. But that’s just the beginning, other career benefits can include:

  • Practical guidance in your career selection process
  • The chance to develop networking and business relationship skills with the help of a mentor
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Securities registration and state licenses for life, health and accident insurance
  • Compensation in the same manner as a full-time financial representative
  • An opportunity to try out or get a head start on a career as a financial representative

One out of three former interns becomes a full-time financial representative following graduation. Our internship will give you a solid foundation of business-building skills and knowledge for immediate and future career success. The confidence you develop, coupled with insight you have gained as a financial representative intern, can put you on the path toward a profitable and fulfilling future.

* Vault Guide to Top Internships, 2014 edition

Northwestern Mutual – Puget Sound was named by Seattle University’s Career Services and Albers Placement Center offices as the 2015 Employer of the Year. Northwestern Mutual’s recruiting team accepted the award at the Spring Career Fair on April 21st and received recognition from Father Stephen Sundborg, the president of Seattle University. The selection criteria for this honor is based on the following:

  • Diversity of engagement with Career Services and Albers Placement Center on campus, online and in the office
  • Hires from Seattle University
  • Active alumni employees
  • Alignment with Seattle University’s mission

Northwestern Mutual – Puget Sound is honored to accept this award and is thrilled to continue this fostering relationship with Seattle University.

A Day In The Life

An internship with Northwestern Mutual offers a challenging, real-world opportunity to experience a career in financial services. You will be supported and mentored. Ideal candidates need a strong work ethic, the ability to balance school and work, and a drive to succeed.


Emily Opheim
Campus Recruiter

Ximena Gonzalez
Campus Recruiter


Northwestern Mutual financial representatives have the opportunity to determine their own financial futures while making an impact on others.

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Looking for a career that allows flexibility and exceptional income potential? Do you want top-notch training, mentorship and resources? Have you been searching for a company that demonstrates a commitment to diversity and giving back to the community?

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#1 in the Financial Services Industry

- Selling Power's "50 Best Companies to Sell for Now." October 2016

Top Ten Internship for 22 Straight Years

- Vault Guide to Internships, 2018 edition

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To learn more about Northwestern Mutual Investment Services, LLC and its financial representatives, visit: FINRA BrokerCheck