College Financial Representative Receives Northwestern Mutual Internship Award
The Northwestern Mutual has named Mark Schmitt, a resident of Wheaton, and a student at Wheaton College, a “Power of 10 Award” winner. The Power of 10 Award recognizes college financial representative interns who have obtained a specific level of success in building their business and developing their client base. Historically, Power of 10 Award winners are in the top fifteen percent of the internship program across the country. Schmitt is a member of The McTigue Financial Group in Oak Brook.
Since 1997, Northwestern Mutual’s Financial Representative Internship program has been named among the America’s Top Ten Internships within the financial services industry according to the 2011 Vault Guide to Internships. (1997-2011, Vault Guide to Top Internship: Top 10 internships 1997-2000, 2011. Top 10 Financial Internships 2010-2011)
“The Financial Representative Internship Program allows students to learn about the insurance industry, to explore the career and to test their self-discipline,” says Theresa Taylor, Director of Internship Development at The McTigue Financial Group of Northwestern Mutual.
This year The McTigue Financial Group will select 50 college students to participate in the internship program. College representatives have the opportunity to test drive a career in financial services and to:
- Become fully licensed in Life, Accident and Health Insurance
- Learn about a wide variety of risk management, wealth accumulation, and wealth distribution financial products
- Receive training on how to effectively develop client relationships
- Participate in ongoing mentoring to enhance students’ overall internship experience
- Conduct their own client meetings and work in a joint work capacity with experienced financial representative
The internship opportunity runs all year. The McTigue Financial Group continues to interview college students seeking internships. The internship program is open to full-time undergraduate and graduate students, and the college representatives work on a commission basis. Since the program began in 1967, nationwide more than 25,000 college representative have participated in the internship. For further information, call Jeannie Andresen, Campus Recruiter at 312-641-8926.
About The McTigue Financial Group
The McTigue Financial Group is a leading network office of Northwestern Mutual, providing expert guidance in life insurance, investment products and services, retirement and estate planning, education funding and employee benefits. The offices are located at One North Wacker Drive in Chicago, 2015 Spring Road in Oak Brook, 650 Dundee in Northbrook, and 8600 W. Bryn Mawr in Rosemont.
About Northwestern Mutual
The Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company – Milwaukee, WI (Northwestern Mutual) – among the "World's Most Admired" life insurance companies in 2012 according to FORTUNE® magazine – has helped clients achieve financial security for more than 155 years. As a mutual company with $1.2 trillion of life insurance protection in force, Northwestern Mutual has no shareholders. The company focuses solely and directly on its clients and seeks to deliver consistent and dependable value to them over time. Northwestern Mutual and its subsidiaries offer a holistic approach to financial security solutions including: life insurance, long-term care insurance, disability insurance, annuities, investment products, and advisory products and services. Subsidiaries include Northwestern Mutual Investment Services, LLC, broker-dealer, registered investment adviser, member FINRA and SIPC; the Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Company, limited purpose federal savings bank; and Northwestern Long Term Care Insurance Company; and Russell Investments.