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 Downers Grove 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:
Chicago Tribune Top Workplaces
America's best employers for diversity
Best place to work for LGBT equality
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.
- Professional and supportive work environment
- Flexible schedule and work/life balance
- Funding for continuing education, licensing and certifications
- Leadership and development tracks
- Community engagement opportunities
- Gym, coffee shops and other amenities nearby
Be part of our team.Apply Now.
Have questions? Our recruiters can help.
As a Recruiter for Northwestern Mutual Chicagoland, Laura oversees the selection process for financial representative candidates. She aims to connect with business minded, self-starting and entrepreneurial professionals. Laura then helps these individuals identify their goals to find their best career fit. She...
As a Recruiter for Northwestern Mutual Chicagoland, Laura oversees the selection process for financial representative candidates. She aims to connect with business minded, self-starting and entrepreneurial professionals. Laura then helps these individuals identify their goals to find their best career fit. She is a mom, a self-proclaimed foodie & yoga enthusiast.
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