Financial Representative Intern

Northwestern Mutual (Asheville)
Asheville, North Carolina
$1,000 stipend, $1,000 bonus potential, 50% commissions
Closing date
Apr 23, 2023

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Job Role
Financial Advisor
Employment Type
Full Time
Experience Level
CFP® Certification
Not necessary

We are proud to be one of America’s Top 15 internshipsi. Northwestern Mutual Financial Representative interns strive to understand their clients' goals and visions to uncover financial solutions that put them on a path to achieve their financial objectives. 

Our Financial Representative interns come from varying academic backgrounds and experiences to build rewarding practices and relationships with our clients. As you excel in your internship, you will be supported by our network of specialists, training programs and mentoring opportunities to help your clients and to build your practice.


  • Representatives help clients to achieve and maintain financial security by providing financial advice and matching solutions with clients’ needs and goals.
  • Develop rapport with clients and foster long-term relationships.
  • Be knowledgeable about Northwestern Mutual financial products and financial market trends. 
  • Build and maintain client bases, keep current client financial plans up-to-date and build a portfolio of new clients on an ongoing basis.
  • Provide dedicated and focused client experiences. 


  • An award-winning training program to help you get started.
  • Mentorship and professional development training throughout your entire career. 
  • A culture that promotes diversity, teamwork, work/life balance, recognition, and rewards.
  • The opportunity to design your roadmap to leadership and specialized roles.
  • Leading industry products and solutions built on an integrated technology platform.
  • Financial support for professional designations and certifications, such as the CFP® certification or Series 6 & 63 licenses, which will boost your career from Financial Representative intern to Financial Advisor. 
  • A rewarding career, with extraordinary income potential and a variable compensation model, including recognition and bonuses, where hard work directly relates to your sales results. 


  • Full-time college students; juniors (class of 2024) and seniors (class of 2023) preferred.
  • We are open to students from all majors, but business-related majors are preferred.
  • Students involved in on-campus activities including athletics, clubs, and professional organizations or community/philanthropic organizations.
  • Individuals who are driven, entrepreneurial, self-motivated, great at building relationships and goal-oriented, and dedicated to personal and professional success.
  • Positive and enthusiastic individuals who are very serious about their personal and professional growth.


At Northwestern Mutual, we believe that everyone deserves to “spend their lives living” and that a strong financial plan is the cornerstone for ensuring that reality. Financial security is not just something that happens in retirement but is what enables our clients to spend their lives living!

Our teams of financial advisors across the nation embody these beliefs and are committed to helping clients reach their financial goals. With over 70% of American’s citing that their financial planning needs improvementii, a career with Northwestern Mutual provides abundant opportunities to serve this growing need.

Recognized by FORTUNE as one of the "World's Most Admired" companiesiii, Northwestern Mutual has been among the leaders in the financial services industry for nearly 160 years and has a proven track record of financial success. 


[i] According to  

[ii] NORTHWESTERN MUTUAL Planning & Progress Study 2018

[iii] One of the “World’s Most Admired” life insurance companies (FORTUNE® Magazine, 2020)


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