Internships

An Internship With a Future

For the 21st consecutive year, the Northwestern Mutual internship program has been named a top ten program by Vault, Inc.  Vault Guide to Internships, 2017 edition.

Since 1967, this program has provided over 20,000 students from all over the country an unmatched opportunity to learn more about themselves, the world of business and a financial services career.  As a College Financial Representative students utilize what they have learned in the classroom while test driving a career in the financial services industry, and they are not alone.  Northwestern Mutual of Louisiana and Mississippi recognizes the importance of a strong support system.  Our interns receive outstanding guidance, superior support, and quality expertise to help ensure success.  Some benefits include:

  • The chance to develop networking and business relationship skills with the help of a mentor
  • A flexible work schedule
  • Securities registration and state licenses for life, health and accident insurance
  • Performance-based compensation
  • Real world business experience to enhance any resume

Experience has showed us that one out of three former interns becomes a full-time Financial Representative following graduation.  Our internship provides a solid foundation of business-building skills and knowledge for immediate and future career success.  The confidence developed, coupled with the insight gained as a College Financial Representative, can create a path toward a fulfilling future. 

So whether you know where your college education is taking you or you are still keeping your options open, you owe it to yourself to see if Northwestern Mutual of Louisiana and Mississippi Internship Program is right for you!


A Day in the Life of a Northwestern Mutual Intern

 What does a financial representative for Northwestern Mutual actually do? Follow these Northwestern Mutual representative interns as they show us a typical day, provide insights to the job, the positive and negative aspects, and find out what they love about it. Understand how they learn by doing and uncover their potential for business success.

Whether you know where your college education is taking you or you're still keeping your options open, you owe it to yourself to see if Northwestern Mutual's internship program with the Louisiana or Mississippi office is right for you.

Our values of growth, integrity, professionalism, and passion give college students the opportunity to learn how to effectively operate in the professional world while having fun at the same time. Upon completion of the Internship, participants are on the fast track to a fulfilling future, both at Northwestern Mutual and beyond.

If you are interested in an internship with real work experience, or are a college graduate who is ready to be your own boss, be compensated for your hard work, determination, commitment, energy, and drive, and make a positive impact on people’s lives everyday then turn your dreams into reality and contact Melissa Overholt at 504-831-8146 to learn more about this amazing opportunity.


The Internship Opportunity
The ambition of Northwestern Internship program has been less to sell our financial products than to develop people. As a Financial Representative Intern, you will enjoy the benefit of working with Northwestern Mutual of Louisiana where you'll receive outstanding guidance, superior support and quality expertise.

As full-time college students, interns generally work 15 to 20 hours per week developing business- and client-building skills. In most ways, our interns follow the same process for establishing their careers as our Financial Representatives.

Our internship offers you invaluable business experience that you will take with you far into your career. But that's just the start of the impact this can have on your future and your present. Consider these benefits:

  • Practical guidance in your career selection process
  • The chance to develop your networking and business relationship skills
  • Flexible work schedule
  • State licenses for life, health and accident insurance
  • Securities license opportunities and a head start program for a career as a full-time Financial Representative
  • Performance-based compensation
  • Actual business experience for your resume
  • Test drive the Financial Representative career

Regardless of what you do after graduation, you'll have a foundation of skills and knowledge to build your career upon. In our experience, one out of three former interns becomes a full-time Financial Representative upon graduation. These graduates have built a solid foundation for immediate and future career success.

The two-thirds who choose other career paths benefit as well. They launch their career with strong business-building skills and a clear sense of where they want their career to take them.

After completing the internship, the knowledge you have gained, coupled with the opportunity to work for Northwestern Mutual of Louisiana and Mississippi as a full-time Financial Representative, can lead you to a fulfilling future.


Campus Affiliations

Northwestern Mutual of Louisiana and Mississippi recruits and actively participates in many career events at various colleges and universities, including:

 
 Melissa M Overholt

Melissa M Overholt

Campus Recruiter
melissa.overholt@nm.com
Office 504-831-8146

Melissa is our campus recruiter for the New Orleans area.

 
 Michael G Bazile

Michael G Bazile

Recruiter
michael.bazile@nm.com
Office 985-246-5857

My Networks: LinkedIn

Michael is our recruiter for the Northshore area.

 
 Katherine E Dantin

Katherine E Dantin

Recruiter
katherine.dantin@nm.com
Office 225-408-4573

My Networks: LinkedIn

Katherine is our recruiter for the Baton Rouge office.

 
 Abigail O Payne

Abigail O Payne

Recruiter
abigail.o.payne@nm.com
Office 337-769-1893

My Networks: LinkedIn Facebook

Abigail is our recruiter for the Lafayette office.

 
 Sarah R Rainwater

Sarah R Rainwater

Recruiter
sarah.rainwater@nm.com
Office 337-437-7826

Sarah is our recruiter for the Lake Charles office.

 
 Alexandra Genevieve Gagnier

Alexandra Genevieve Gagnier


alexandra.gagnier@nm.com
Office 504-620-4818

My Networks: LinkedIn Facebook

Alexandra is our recruiter for the New Orleans area.

 

Ciara Bloemer

Recruiting Coordinator
ciara.bloemer@nm.com
Office 504-831-8146

Ciara is the recruiting coordinator for the New Orleans Office.

 
 Zachary Alexander Grossenbacher

Zachary Alexander Grossenbacher

Recruiter
zack.grossenbacher@nm.com
Office 504-831-8146

My Networks: LinkedIn Facebook

Zack Grossenbacher is the recruiter in the Jackson/Ridgeland area in MS.

Career Changers

Changing careers doesn't have to be daunting. Coming from many different backgrounds and occupations, our financial representatives go on to develop successful business practices. With support from a quality organization, it can be an easy transition.

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#1 in the Financial Services Industry

- Selling Power's "50 Best Companies to Sell for Now." October 2016

Top Ten Internship for 21 Straight Years

- Vault Guide to Internships, 2017 edition

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