A business of your
own, backed by us.
Why work with us
Before the telephone was around, Northwestern Mutual has been helping people across Chicagoland send their kids to college, retire in style, protect the ones they love, and more.
We're continuing to build an inspiring, inclusive culture where everyone can bring their best self to the workplace and become one of the best at what they do. As a financial advisor or representative at the Chicago office you'll enjoy:
The opportunity to run your own business
Award‐winning training program with stipends
Backing from the #1 ranked company for Quality of Products and Services1
Who we are
Learn more about our vibrant culture, history of excellence, and career opportunities within our firm.
Our advisors and representatives receive comprehensive learning and development, and ongoing support to build thriving careers as independent business owners.Learn more
Kick off your career
with an internship
Join our award‐winning internship program and you'll get real‐world experience with one of the most diverse, inclusive Fortune 500 companies in the U.S.Learn more
Our commitmentto diversity
We believe diversity is a business advantage and that people should feel valued for the skills they bring to their work. Our inclusive approach to delivering financial security helps create a distinctive experience for our employees and clients. Here are some of our local and national associations and accolades:
Best place to work for LGBT equality
America's best employers for diversity
Chicago Tribune Top Workplaces
We care about company culture
Whether it's helping our community or a little something extra at the office, we go above and beyond to create a work environment that you'll love to be a part of.
- A world-class city at your fingertips
- Professional and supportive work environment
- Flexible schedule and office sharing
- Funding for continuing education, licensing and certifications
- Leadership and development tracks
- Community engagement opportunities
Be part of our team.Apply Now.
Have questions? Our recruiters can help.
Amelia provides career guidance to motivated and business-minded individuals seeking to join our firm. The impact this career path can have inspires her to connect with others to share this opportunity. Amelia began her career with NM as an intern and fell in love with the culture and company! In her free time,...
Amelia provides career guidance to motivated and business-minded individuals seeking to join our firm. The impact this career path can have inspires her to connect with others to share this opportunity. Amelia began her career with NM as an intern and fell in love with the culture and company! In her free time, she loves listening to live music and riding her bike along the lakeshore.
A company you can beproud to work with
Our focus on doing right by our clients,as well as our employees and community, has earned our office and Northwestern Mutual recognition including:
Fortune 500 Company
World's Most Admired Companies for Life Insurance
Top 10 U.S. Independent Investment Broker-Dealers