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Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company

Typical Number of Employees:  30 in office; 10,000+ company wide

Locations:            Mishawaka, South Bend, Elkhart, Valparaiso

Typical Type of Employee:           Financial Representative

CSO sat down with Amy Dowd, recruiter for The Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company. Here is what she had to say about starting a career with Northwestern Mutual.

Recruiter Name:               Amy Dowd

Professional Bio:             

I have been with Northwestern Mutual since 2006. I have a Bachelors degree and have received my life and health license, registrations series 6, 7, 9, 10, 63, and 65 since I have been with Northwestern Mutual.

Please provide a brief company history:

Northwestern Mutual started in 1857 in Janesville, WI. The corporate offices are now in Milwaukee, WI. There are 350 offices throughout the Unites States and the Company has 10,000+ Financial Representatives.

Please describe the corporate culture: Northwestern Mutual is a culture of passion, motivation, commitment, caring, education, resources, establishing good habits and healthy competition along with a balance of personal and professional success.

Please describe your application process:

Please send a resume to Amy Dowd or call Amy at (574) 247-6603 to set up a time to meet and talk about the opportunities Northwestern Mutual has to offer.

What kinds of students do you typically seek?

Accounting, Business, Communications, Finance, Marketing, and/or Sales majors. Candidates are not limited to this list.

What is the one thing that impresses you most about an applicant?

Professional dress

What is the one thing you hate to see from an applicant?

Not being prepared for the interview and/or not being able to communicate well.

What are the most common mistakes you see in the application process?

Not coming prepared to the meeting with a resume.

Is there anything else you would like to tell us about your company?

Northwestern Mutual is a Top 10 internship program. Northwestern Mutual has been rated World’s Most Admired Life Insurance Company for the past 26 years. Northwestern Mutual has the top industry ratings by major ratings agencies.