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Northwestern Mutual Intern Interview Questions

Updated 19 Oct 2014
Updated 19 Oct 2014
143 Interview Reviews

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Anonymous Interview Candidate in East Lansing, MI (US)
Anonymous Interview Candidate in East Lansing, MI (US)
Application Details

I applied through college or university. The process took a weekinterviewed at Northwestern Mutual in October 2014.

Interview Details

Casual, asked a few behavioral questions and about family background. Simple one on one interview where the interviewee went through resume. Asked about what you think success is, what would you like to be doing in 5 years, previous job experiences, and what you are most proud of.

Interview Questions
  • If you could pick one animal what would you be and why?   Answer Question
Declined Offer
Positive Experience
Easy Interview

Other Interview Reviews for Northwestern Mutual

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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    The hiring process seemed a bit mechanical or robotic. They get you in and out as soon as possible. They don't seem to really want to get to know the person, but rather how that person is going to make money for the company. The culture seemed a little bit like a "boys club."

    Interview Questions
    • Where do you see your success coming from in 10 years?   Answer Question
    Declined Offer
  2.  

    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    The interview process was a series of three interviews, each becoming increasingly more in depth until I had convinced them I was the right man for the job. They looked at my history, my connections, my parents jobs, among other things. It required a fingerprinting, background check, and the likes.

    Interview Questions
    • I was asked how I would go about cold calling someone, which took me by surprise.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    I was given no negotiation, as it was the standard college-student internship position
    Accepted Offer
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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    I was given a two stage interview. The first was largely behavioral and I was sent home with a "homework" assignment to find 100 potential clients. I did not feel comfortable asking my parent's friends for contact information to be cold called for policies so and declined the second interview.

    Interview Questions
    • All very straight forward questions. i.e. Where do you see yourself in 5 years?   Answer Question
    No Offer
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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Wilmington, DE (US)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Wilmington, DE (US)
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 1+ weekinterviewed at Northwestern Mutual.

    Interview Details

    Three interviews. All very easy and laid back. Was basically offered the position immediately. This is a good experience for kids who don't need the money to work. They really want you to succeed because if you do they make lots of money. They have flawed methods of trying to build networks. Just using friends and family is not the way to go.

    Reasons for Declining

    All commission. Not very good experience unless you want to sell life insurance which by itself isn't that lucrative.

    Declined Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Northwestern Mutual.

    Interview Details

    Had an over the phone screening. Asked to make sure I was interested in the position. Face to face meeting lasting an hour. Asked basic questions such as where do you see yourself in the company etc. Also asked my business plan and who I would call in the area.

    Interview Questions
    Negotiation Details
    Nothing is really negotiable.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
  7.  

    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through other source. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Northwestern Mutual.

    Interview Details

    3 step process, pretty straight forward, Got the internship and accepted. Room to be extremely successful if you set your mind to it. I met with the partner of the firm and he was a really laid back guy. Gave me stats on salary percentage of the office, I was blown away and motivated to pursue my career here!

    Interview Questions
    • Nothing, mostly straight forward interview based questions.   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    They congratulated me, and I met with the partner of the firm, really cool guy and look forward to meeting him more then once.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    interviewed at Northwestern Mutual in April 2014.

    Interview Details

    I first received a phone interview from a recruiter, fallowed by an in person interview with a previous top intern. They want a list of 100 to 200 names of potential clients before the intern starts. I wasn't interested.

    Interview Questions
    • Questions were basic tell me about yourself questions.   Answer Question
    Declined Offer
    Easy Interview
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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4 weeksinterviewed at Northwestern Mutual in April 2014.

    Interview Details

    Process took about 4 weeks. Initial screening with recruiter over the phone, met in person 2 weeks later for another interview, wants you to survey 5 people as your next assignment, then final interview with the hiring manager.

    Interview Questions
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university – interviewed at Northwestern Mutual.

    Interview Details

    It was a pretty easy interview, but afterword you are given an assignment to complete where you must interview people about their financial information. After this there will be another interview/ presentation.

    Interview Questions
    No Offer

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