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Real Estate Analyst Intern, Summer 2023

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

Job Description

Internship candidates can expect a full-time onsite internship program, running from June 5, 2023 to August 11, 2023.

Carefully selected from universities across the country, our interns bring distinctive ideas and perspectives to our organization. Our employees are passionate about building our emerging talent and future leaders. Interns are aligned to a specific team at NM based on their skillsets and interests, providing exposure to real-world business perspectives through hands-on learning and meaningful work. In addition to their day-to-day tasks, interns participate in professional development workshops, senior leadership Q&As, volunteer initiatives, networking/social events, and more!

Real Estate Analyst Internship

As a Real Estate Analyst Intern, you will work alongside your hiring manager, mentor, and team to complete tasks critical for Northwestern Mutual's success. We are here to help you both identify and continue to develop your future career goals and passions. See below for our current list of internship opportunities available in our [Function] departments:

Northwestern Mutual Real Estate Investments, LLC (NMRE): NMRE is responsible for the property investments of the Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company. Northwestern Mutual is one of the largest investors of commercial real estate in the U.S., with a diversified portfolio across U.S. markets and major property types. Interns can complete the following job descriptions:

  • Providing financial modeling and analytical support to multiple functional units including underwriting, portfolio management, loan and equity production, asset management, and real estate services.

  • Preparing internal presentations and memoranda required for investment selection and approval.

  • Completing a special project for one of the functional areas within the real estate portfolio, including mortgage loans and real estate equities, mortgage backed securities, REITs and private real estate securities.

  • Supporting the loan rating and equity appraisal process.

  • Some travel is required.

Bring Your Best - What This Role Needs. Minimum qualifications

  • Pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Real Estate, Finance, Accounting or related field from an accredited college or university

  • Cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher

  • Previous work or classroom experience in one or more of the following: fundamentals of real estate valuation, finance, accounting, property-level due diligence, real estate law and construction

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel; experience with Argus or other DCF modeling software a plus

  • Employer immigration sponsorship is not available for this role

Preferred skills and proficiencies

  • Previous Corporate Real Estate internship and/or relevant project experience

  • Effective oral and written communication skills

  • Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving ability

  • High degree of self-motivation, passion, and a drive to learn

  • Ability to balance multiple priorities

Next steps

We encourage you to apply! Once your application is reviewed, if selected to move forward, one of our University Relations team members will reach out for a call, where we will learn more about you and share internship opportunities aligning to your interests and skillsets and share any next steps of our recruiting process.

Who we are

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, preservation, and distribution. With more than $290 billion in assets, $30 billion in revenues, and more than $1.9 trillion worth of life insurance protection in force, Northwestern Mutual delivers financial security to more than 4.6 million clients. People are the power behind Northwestern Mutual, and diversity makes us better. We are committed to reflecting and serving the marketplace. We do so by attracting and improving the engagement of those who bring their outstanding perspectives, ideas, and beliefs. At Northwestern Mutual, people matter. And you’ll be working for a company that’s consistently voted among the “most admired” in the nation. We invite you to explore your career interests with us.

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.

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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.