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DescriptionNorthwestern Mutual Financial Network was founded in 1857 and continues to provide expert guidance and innovative solutions to the planning needs of individuals and businesses. Our Financial Representatives have exclusive access to the Network’s group of specialists and work with clients in the areas of insurance and investments, comprehensive financial planning, retirement solutions, estate planning, long-term care insurance, education funding, business needs analysis, and employee and executive benefits .
Northwestern Mutual is built on more than 155 years of experience and unmatched levels of client service and satisfaction and is among the “World’s Most Admired” life insurance companies according to FORTUNE Magazine. Northwestern Mutual has the highest financial strength ratings awarded to any life insurer by all four major rating agencies: A.M. Best, Fitch Ratings, Moody’s, and Standard & Poor’s and was recently named for the 10th consecutive year a “Best Company to Sell For” by Selling Power Magazinge and a Glassdoor.com “Best Place to Work in 2013.”
We also offer college students the opportunity to test drive a career with Northwestern Mutual Financial Network through our internship program (offered every semester). Recognized for 16 consecutive years, Vault Inc, October 2012 named Northwestern Mutual’s Internship program one of “America’s Top Ten Internships.” College students have the opportunity to get state licensed, gain valuable business experience and can earn an income that matches their ambition.
As college students, interns in the program generally work 10 to 20 hours per week during the school semester and/or full-time over breaks or summer developing their business- and client-building skills. In most ways, our interns follow the same process for establishing their careers as our Financial Representatives.
ResponsibilitiesAs you build your business, you will:
Meet With Clients - You'll set up appointments to discuss your clients' current financial situation.
Analyze the Client's Situation - After extensive fact-finding, you’ll uncover long-term goals that you will use to help determine your client’s needs.
Make Recommendations - After evaluating your client’s current situation and goals, you'll determine what products can help fill their needs and present appropriate solutions to your clients.
Provide Ongoing Service - You’ll continue to work with your clients beyond the close of the sale. Most financial representatives contact their clients twice per year to determine whether their needs have changed, and keep them aware of the resources available to them.