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Very tech driven

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Current Intern - Intern - Hourly in Des Moines, IA
Current Intern - Intern - Hourly in Des Moines, IA

I have been working at Principal Financial Group as an intern (Less than a year)

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

As an IT Intern I got to work on real projects in many different fields. They also held an intern Code Jam (similar to a hackathon) where teams of interns competed to create the best web app. Overall great learning experience

Cons

For interns, it is difficult to get time to view other business units/positions. This would be helpful for young professionals who is not sure what they would like to do for a full time position.

Advice to Management

Keep up the good work but keep in mind after College it can be difficult to know exactly what career path an individual would like.

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  1. Great group of people in the Nashville office

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Financial Advisor in Nashville, TN
    Current Employee - Financial Advisor in Nashville, TN

    I have been working at Principal Financial Group full-time (Less than a year)

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

    Pros

    The manager is hands on and a true mentor

    Cons

    dealing with big company politics


  2. The best job I ever had.

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Principal Financial Group full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    They have a great culture, good benefits and treat their employees really well. Top notch HR department. Worldwide opportunities.

    Cons

    Large company, so not much contact with top management.


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