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Hard work and being able to hear "NO" a lot

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Former Intern - Financial Representative
Former Intern - Financial Representative

I worked at Northwestern Mutual as an intern

Pros

Great mentoring to lead you in the right direction. You make your own schedule.

Cons

All commissions it would be helpful and there would be less turnover if new reps were give a base salary for 1-3 years

Advice to Management

base salary for first couple years

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  1. Financial Representative Intern

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Northwestern Mutual

    Pros

    Supportive of the interns, provided the necessary training to get started, provided necessary resources to succeed. Great experience!

    Cons

    Commission and salary. You make the money you worked for. If you really want this as a full time job, you must go out there and prospect. NM doesn't give you any leads. That's kind of hard for an intern whose market is the 19-23 year olds


  2. Great internship program

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    Former Intern - Financial Representative Intern in Chicago, IL
    Former Intern - Financial Representative Intern in Chicago, IL

    I worked 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

    Great Training Programs! They really invest in their interns. The annual meeting in Milwaukee. Hear the company's top executives speak and motivate. Work you do for your clients can really have a positive effect on their lives.

    Cons

    Compensation is heavily commissioned based. Not easy selling financial securities. Have to be wired to constantly be selling.


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