Mike Faulhaber

Mike Faulhaber, CFP®, CLU®, CASL®, CLF®, RICP®

Director of Development
Office 303-390-5806
Fax 303-442-5234


Northwestern Mutual - A Top 10 Internship* Program

If you have an entrepreneurial spirit, want real-world business experience and are looking to make a difference, then an internship with the Northwestern Mutual is right for you. Our internship has been highly rated due to its mentorship and career advancement opportunities, intern involvement, resume enhancement and unique appeal. But that’s just the beginning, other benefits include:

  • Practical guidance in your career selection process
  • The chance to develop networking and business relationship skills with the help of a mentor
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Securities registration and state licenses for life, health and accident insurance
  • Exceptional income potential, including commission & stipends, and the ability to receive recognition for your accomplishments
  • An opportunity to get a head start on a career as a financial representative (one in three interns at Northwestern Mutual choose to become full-time financial representatives)

One out of three former interns becomes a full-time financial representative following graduation, and 50% of our field leadership started as interns with NM.  Our internship will give you a solid foundation of business-building skills and knowledge for immediate and future career success. The confidence you develop, coupled with insight you have gained as a financial representative intern, can put you on the path toward a profitable and fulfilling future.

*Top Ten Internships, Vault Guide to Internships, 2017 Edition.

Northwestern Mutual Boulder Internship Experience

Our internship program is more about developing people than selling products. You will go through several stages of training and development. Each phase has a specific purpose preparing you for a successful and rewarding internship experience. It will allow you to build a foundation of knowledge in the financial services industry, learning what it takes to be successful while sharpening your skills in communication and marketing to help build personal and professional self-confidence.

Once you have completed our top-notch training, you will work with specialists and full-time financial representatives to make recommendations to help clients achieve their short- and long-term financial goals. You will discover the rewards that come from helping others as you bring a full-service approach to your clients' needs and provide guidance and solutions that will have a positive impact for years to come.

As a year-round internship, you will generally work 15 to 20 hours per week during the school year and at least 40 hours per week in the summer. Along the way you will have mentoring support that goes beyond just supervision and business coaching that leads you to success. And, if you are looking for leadership roles, you can work toward a position as a College Unit Director, College Unit Captain or Team Captain, giving you a jump start on the leadership track.

Step into Opportunity Year-Round

Are you ready to build on your classroom learning and develop skills that you will use for a lifetime? We are currently looking for self-motivated, challenge seeking, coachable students looking to lead in the Boulder County area for our Spring and Summer training classes. Our rolling start to the internship means that our recruiting efforts are year-round.

If you are ready to be your own boss, set your own hours and make a positive impact on people's lives every day, then turn your dreams into reality and find out what an internship as a College Financial Representative with Northwestern Mutual Boulder can do for you, call our Director of Development today-- Mike Faulhaber at 303-390-5806 or email a resume to mike.faulhaber@nm.com.

Northwestern Mutual on Campus

Northwestern Mutual is actively recruiting students from Colorado and Wyoming colleges for our year-round internship.  We regularly participate in career and internship fairs, offer mock interviews and resume reviews, and can bring intriguing presentations to your class or club. Among some of our more popular presentations are: 


  • Behavioral Based Interviews

  • Time Management
  • Building A Winning Resume

  • Navigating Your Leadership Path
  • Conducting An Effective Career Search

  • Networking and Your Personal Brand
  • Business Etiquette

* To schedule a presentation contact:

Mike Faulhaber at 303-390-5806 or email mike.faulhaber@nm.com

Career Fairs & On Campus Interviews

You will find us actively recruiting on many campuses throughout Colorado and Wyoming, our offices recruit from the following campuses: University of Colorado at Boulder, Colorado State University, University of Wyoming, University of Northern Colorado, Front Range Community College, Metropolitan State University, CU- Denver, University of Denver and Colorado School of Mines. We would like to meet you and introduce you to a career with meaning during one of our upcoming on campus visits.


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 21 Straight Years

- Vault Guide to Internships, 2017 edition

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To learn more about Northwestern Mutual Investment Services, LLC and its financial representatives, visit: FINRA BrokerCheck