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Insurable Risk Management Internship

At Northwestern Mutual, we are strong, innovative and growing. We invest in our people. We care and make a positive difference.

About Our Company
Northwestern Mutual has been helping families and businesses achieve financial security for over 160 years through a distinctive planning approach that integrates risk management with wealth accumulation and preservation. The company has the highest financial strength ratings awarded in the industry, managing a portfolio of over $200B in assets and distributing an unparalleled amount of dividends to its policyowners annually.

The Insurable Risk Management Team
The Insurable Risk Management team plays a fundamental role in ensuring Northwestern Mutual remains financially sound, allowing the company to fulfill its promises to policyowners. The team ensures appropriate and insurance coverage on all transactions related to Northwestern Mutual’s Real Estate and Mortgage Loan investment holdings. Insurable Risk Management regularly collaborates with Investment Accounting, Treasury, Law, Investment Risk Operations, Asset Managers, Closing Specialists, and other key areas surrounding investments.

We have an exciting opportunity for a self-motivated and well-organized student to provide administrative and operational support through assistance with the facets of commercial insurance protection for the Company’s investments, including analysis of coverage, data integrity, reporting, and system maintenance. This includes assisting with document management and retention, special data projects, and day to day involvement in protecting a $45 billion Mortgage Loan portfolio and a $13 billion Real Estate portfolio.

Basic Functions:

  • Review insurance documentation and reach out for corrected information if unacceptable.
  • Maintain and record appropriate information in the relevant systems
  • Work with other areas as necessary such as Investment Accounting, Asset Managers, Treasury, and other key areas surrounding investments
  • Implement new initiatives, procedures, and workflows by assisting with system development, testing, and enhancements
  • Assist with preparation of management and reconciliation reports


  • Enrolled in a college degree program with an emphasis in finance and/or accounting, investments, or other related areas preferred
  • Desire to learn beyond the school curriculum
  • Proficiency in Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, and decision-making skills
  • High degree of personal initiative, demonstrated ability to work independently, excellent follow-through ability and sense of personal accountability
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, ability to deal effectively and professionally with people at all levels
  • Ability to multi-task, establish priorities, and meet tight deadlines

Grow your career with a best-in-class company that puts our client’s interests at the center of all we do. Get started now!

W e are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age or status as a protected veteran, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you work or would be working in Colorado or outside of a Corporate location, please click here for information pertaining to compensation and benefits.


We’re excited about the potential people bring to Northwestern Mutual. You can grow your career here while enjoying first-class perks, benefits, and commitment to diversity and inclusion.