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On Being an Underwriter: A Q&A with Lisa Brown

Underwriting is the heart of everything we do at Northwestern Mutual. But what’s it like to work as an underwriter? We sat down with Lisa Brown to talk about this unique and rewarding career. Check out our interview below as Lisa sheds light on the…


Reverse Mentoring Moves Women and Allies Forward

The value of mentorships as a means for professional learning cannot be understated. Engaging in a mentor relationship can expand networks and fast track careers. At Northwestern Mutual, we believe the benefits of mentorship aren’t exclusive to the…

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A stable restaurant career? It’s right here.

How our NM restaurant pivoted during the pandemic For Wisconsin-based employees, Northwestern Mutual’s onsite restaurant offers free lunch to employees or “customers” every day. But, in 2020 as the pandemic spread, the majority of employees shifted…

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New Year, New Career? Our Recruiter’s Top Tips for 2024

With a New Year comes fresh starts and new beginnings, whether for our health, finances or even our careers. After all, LinkedIn data shows that January is the busiest time for hiring. Between the applications, interviews and thank you notes –…

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From intern to VP: Growing a career at NM

In 2001, Ahmed Azam joined Northwestern Mutual as an intern, where he fixed bad code in an area then known as Applications Support. Today, he’s the vice president of Infrastructure and Cloud Services, overseeing a team of over 700 people.


Giving Our People Time to Give Back

Opening gifts is part of what makes the holidays so special – especially for kids. That’s one reason Karen Strelitzer, large case underwriting consultant, jumped at the opportunity to make toys for the Operation Christmas Child program at her…

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4 NM Perks to Make the Holidays Brighter

While the holidays are exciting, they can also be taxing. Employees are wrapping up projects for the year. The days are getting shorter and colder. And – let’s face it – the to-do list feels longer than Santa’s.

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Motherhood made easier for our female financial representatives

Note: Benefits discussed in the following blog are specific to financial representative (field) careers. Find out more about becoming a financial representative here. At Northwestern Mutual, we’re committed to supporting our female financial…

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How our Onsite Mammogram Buses Make Prioritizing Healthcare Easier

With no family history of breast cancer, Tammy Tobin, executive assistant at Northwestern Mutual, wasn’t overly concerned when she missed a regular mammogram. When she learned there was a mobile mammogram bus returning to Northwestern Mutual’s…

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4 Things to Expect During our Summer Tech Internship

We know choosing the right internship program in a competitive field is a big decision that takes a lot of research. That's why if you're a college student with a unique perspective who's interested in getting paid for highly technical challenges,…