Northwestern Mutual - A Top 10 Internship Program*

If you have an entrepreneurial spirit, want real-world business experience and are looking to make a difference, then an internship with Northwestern Mutual is right for you. Our internship has been highly rated due to its mentorship and career advancement opportunities, intern involvement, resume enhancement and unique appeal. But that’s just the beginning, other benefits 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

Northwestern Mutual Boston Internship Experience

Our internship program is more about developing people than selling products. You will go through several stages of training and development. Each phase has a specific purpose preparing you for a successful and rewarding internship experience. It will allow you to build a foundation of knowledge in the financial services industry, learning what it takes to be successful while sharpening your skills in communication and marketing to help build personal and professional self-confidence.

Once you have completed our top-notch training, you will work with specialists and full-time financial representatives to make recommendations to help clients achieve their short- and long-term financial goals. You will discover the rewards that come from helping others as you bring a full-service approach to your clients' needs and provide guidance and solutions that will have a positive impact for years to come.

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.

Accolades, Ratings and Assessments:

  • *Northwestern Mutual's internship program ranks #4 overall across all industries on the Vault's Top 50 Internships for 2017, and is the only company to be recognized in the top 10, for 21 straight years (1997-2017 Vault Guide to Internships).  

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Northwestern Mutual Boston on Campus

The Boston Group is actively recruiting students from Boston-area colleges, including:

  • Amherst College
  • Babson College
  • Bentley University
  • Brandeis University
  • Bryant University
  • Boston College
  • Boston University
  • Harvard University
  • Holy CrossCollege
  • Northeastern University
  • Providence College
  • Salem State University
  • Stonehill College
  • Suffolk University
  • Tufts University
  • University of Massachusetts- Amherst
  • University of New Hampshire
  • Wellesley College

We would like to see you and introduce you to a career with meaning.


Allie O'Hara
Director of Campus Recruitment





Allison E O Hara

Director of Campus Recruitment
Office 781-237-7070

 Kaitlyn M Diana

Kaitlyn M Diana

Recruiting Director
Office 617-742-6200

 Kyeli Reinert

Kyeli Reinert
Office 617-531-9677

 Leah N Palermo

Leah N Palermo

Recruiting Coordinator
Office 617-742-6200


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