Northeast Nebraska

It’s About Opportunity

Opportunity for personal development. Opportunity for growth. Opportunity for success. Northwestern Mutual offers opportunity - for both our financial representatives and their clients.

Financial representatives are given the opportunity to work for themselves as entrepreneurs. They are highly trained and have the resources of Northwestern Mutual behind them to help ensure their success.

Our clients are given the opportunity to work with someone in their local community who has the knowledge and skills necessary to develop a personalized financial plan that evolves over time. Northwestern Mutual representatives offer innovative solutions that help clients minimize financial risk and achieve financial security.

Freedom... Success... Financial Independence

Do you enjoy working in a highly productive, fast-paced, value-driven environment? Are you interested in a career that allows you to set your own hours, choose your own clients, and have a positive impact on people's lives every single day? If so, consider a career as a Northwestern Mutual Financial Representative.

Learn more about our internship program and why other people made a career change and joined Northwestern Mutual.

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Excelling as a Workforce

Our dedicated team of 160 financial representatives have worked hard to help serve more than 46,000 lives in Nebraska.

Training Magazine ranked Northwestern Mutual in the top 125 list, recognizing the company's excellence in training and development.

Northwestern Mutual's financial representative internship program was named a “Top Ten Internship” for 20 straight years, according to Vault Guide to Internships, 2017 edition.

When you join our financial representative internship program, you'll be supported by a team of people in one of our local network offices who will:

  • Develop your networking and business relationship skills
  • Work with your school schedule-internships are available to full-time students either full-time during the summer or part-time during the school year.
  • Help you build on your classroom learning and develop lifelong skills
  • Offer you the tools and the opportunity to try out or get a head start on a career as a financial representative

Learn more about our internship and career changers programs:

Supporting the Fight Against Childhood Cancer

For the Karges district office, giving people sound financial advice and helping families through financial planning is just one part of with the team does. The Northeast Nebraska team takes pride in supporting the fight against childhood cancer. 

With the support of a local Columbus family, the Hudnalls, this year the group aspires to reach a goal of $15,000 for Alex's Lemonade Stand. Three years ago, the NM team combined forces with the Hudnall girls, Madeline and Lillian. The girls have been raising money for childhood cancer through lemonade stands for 12 years. Over the years, the girls have raised over $55,000; and with the help from Karges' team, the girls were able to raise over $13,000 just last year. 

Northwestern Mutual Nebraska has spent over 5,000 hours volunteering and has raised more than $500,000 toward childhood cancer programs since 2016. Northwestern Mutual - Nebraska's mission to end childhood cancer spans to supporting the following local and national childhood cancer organizations:

Your Family

Nathan Alan Karges, ChFC®, CLU®, CLTC®

Managing Director


Northwestern Mutual financial representatives have the opportunity to determine their own financial futures while making an impact on others.

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Looking for a career that allows flexibility and exceptional income potential? Do you want top-notch training, mentorship and resources? Have you been searching for a company that demonstrates a commitment to diversity and giving back to the community?

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#1 in the Financial Services Industry

- Selling Power's "50 Best Companies to Sell for Now." October 2016

Top Ten Internship for 22 Straight Years

- Vault Guide to Internships, 2018 edition

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