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It's an exciting and important time to be a part of Northwestern Mutual. We're strong, innovative and growing. And we want you to grow with us.

People are the power behind Northwestern Mutual, and diversity makes that power even greater. We are committed to providing a diverse, inclusive environment where all of us can realize our individual potential.

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Financial representative careers

Build a thriving career as an independent business owner with our comprehensive training, meaningful mentorship and continuous support.

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Financial representative internships

Time to shine beyond the classroom. You'll learn the ins and outs of financial planning from seasoned experts in an award-winning program.

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Corporate careers

Our corporate employees enjoy a stimulating culture in a growth-oriented environment that fosters professional success and work-life balance.

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Financial representative program for military personnel

Transition the skills you learned in the Armed Forces into a rewarding civilian career

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Our corporate offices

What started in Milwaukee, WI has grown to three campuses across the country—each one bringing with it its own unique talent and culture. We're also growing our digital and tech capabilities and are always on the lookout for bright, tech-savvy candidates.


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"I found Northwestern Mutual to be a great opportunity, to get my career off to a faster start."

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Why Northwestern Mutual?

Our focus on doing right by our clients, as well as our employees, field force, and community, has earned us premiere national recognition including:

  • One of the "World's Most Admired Companies," (Fortune, 2022)
  • Ranks #111 on the Fortune 500® list
  • The highest financial strength ratings of any life insurer from all four major rating agencies1

The Northwestern Mutual difference

A++ A.M. Best Company rating

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August 2023

AAA Fitch Ratings rating

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August 2023

Aaa Moody's Investors Service rating

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November 2023

AA+ Moody's Investors Service rating

Highest AvailableS&P Global Ratings2May 2023

May 2023

Our commitment to diversity

We're building an inspiring, inclusive culture where everyone can bring their best self to the workplace and realize their individual potential. We are driving to a time when leaders embrace diversity as a business advantage and individuals feel highly valued and actively engaged. Our inclusive approach to delivering financial security helps create a distinctive experience for our clients. These are just a few of the accolades we've received as an employer:

  • America's Best Employers for Diversity (Forbes, 2018, ranked #71 of 250 companies)
  • 50 Best Companies for Diversity (Black Enterprise Magazine, 2018)
  • Top Companies for Women Technologists (, 2017)
  • Best Place to Work for LGBT Equality (Perfect Score, Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index, 2015 – 2018)
  • Patriot Award (Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, 2017)

Northwestern Mutual is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer who welcomes and encourages diversity in the workforce. We are committed to creating and maintaining an environment in which each employee can contribute creative ideas, seek challenges, assume leadership and continue to focus on meeting and exceeding business and personal objectives.

The company prohibits discrimination based upon an individual's race, color, religion, creed, age, sex, disability, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, marital status, citizenship status or veteran status or any other characteristics protected by law.