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Hard work pays off, and you are payed based on sales

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Current Intern - Financial Representative in Saint Cloud, MN
Current Intern - Financial Representative in Saint Cloud, MN

I have been working at Northwestern Mutual as an intern (Less than a year)

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

Payed based on sales Not set wage

Cons

Not set wage Slow first couple weeks

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  1. It allows a person to see what it takes to be a salesperson.

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    Current Intern - Insurance Sales Intern in Montgomery, AL
    Current Intern - Insurance Sales Intern in Montgomery, AL

    I have been working at Northwestern Mutual as an intern (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Very helpful with tons of information. An opportunity to learn about the insurance business, receive your insurance license, and get a feel for the business world. It pays a very small amount plus commission as an intern, with possibilities to transfer into a full time position. The interview for this internship should be treated as an interview for a potential career.

    Cons

    You have got to sell, sell, sell! It IS a sales jobs, with a lot of rules, a lot of information, and a lot of opportunity. As with any sales job, you have to, basically, convince individuals to pay your salary. It is in exchange for an intangible item, but you still have to sell it to make anything.

    Advice to Management

    Be a little more demanding and put a slightly larger amount of pressure on interns, not much, but enough to get them started.


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    Former Intern - College Financial Representative in Dallas, TX
    Former Intern - College Financial Representative in Dallas, TX

    I worked at Northwestern Mutual as an intern (More than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good work environment and training. Great resume builder

    Cons

    Basically selling insurance People are very busy to interact

    Advice to Management

    More transparent about internship


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