Seven Upstate College Students Begin Northwestern Mutual’s Nationally Recognized Internship Program

Lt to Rt. Ben Duval, Matthew Wallace, Brandon McCray, John Tripoli (Managing Director, Northwestern Mutual), Austin Mattison, Tucker Genal Not Pictured: Patrick Schiess

Greenville, SC (July 18, 2017) –  Northwestern Mutual - Greenville, a leading financial services firm offering insurance and investment solutions, welcomed seven Upstate college students as summer interns to gain valuable financial planning experience in the Greenville office. Austin Mattison, Brandon McCray, Patrick Schiess and Diamante Sullivan are seniors at Clemson University, Tucker Genal is a senior at Furman University, and Matthew Wallace and Ben Duval are seniors from Anderson University.

This year marks the 50th anniversary of Northwestern Mutual’s successful internship program, which can be instrumental for a college student’s future career – whether in the financial services industry, sales or other business endeavors. Since 1967, more than 52,000 college students have participated in Northwestern Mutual’s internship program, and nearly one-third of interns will pursue full-time careers with the company after graduation.

“Years of experience have shown us that the internship program develops some of our strongest leaders and most accomplished financial representatives,” said John Tripoli, managing director, Northwestern Mutual – Greenville. "A Northwestern Mutual internship is a unique opportunity for students to build relationships and receive hands-on training and mentoring from some of the best financial planning professionals in the industry.”

Northwestern Mutual ranks #4 overall across all industries on the Vault's Top 50 Internships for 2017 and is the only company to be recognized in the top 10 for 21 straight years.  Additionally, the Vault ranks #2 for career development opportunities and #10 in the U.S. in terms of positive office culture, flexibility and work-life balance.

Interested applicants can visit Northwestern Mutual's website or contact the Greenville Northwestern Mutual office to learn more about available internship opportunities.