Real Estate Analyst Intern

Northwestern Mutual – Corporate Careers



Milwaukee, WI


Position summary

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

What's the role?

Northwestern Mutual Real Estate is responsible for managing the real estate investments of the Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company.  Northwestern Mutual is one of the largest investors in commercial real estate in the https://U.S., with a diversified portfolio of mortgage loans and equity investments across https://U.S. markets and major property types.


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

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

  • Complete 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.

  • Support the loan rating and equity appraisal process.

  • Limited travel will be required.

  • The Analyst Internship is located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin for a 10-12 week period.

Bring Your Best! What this role needs:

  • Pursuit of a Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting or Real Estate from a nationally recognized college or university.  Other concentrations may be considered if an applicant has previous relevant work or internship experience in commercial real estate investments or related fields.

  • Evidence of academic achievement (GPA, honors, awards, fellowships, case competitions, etc.)

  • Understanding of the fundamentals of real estate valuation, finance & accounting. Familiarity with property-level due diligence, real estate law and construction a plus.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft excel, experience with Argus or other DCF modeling software, a plus.

Location: 720 E Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI (Corporate Office), Milwaukee, 53202, United States

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N ort hwester n Mutual pays on a geographic-specific salary structure and placement in the salary range for this position will be determined by a number of factors including the skills, education, training, credentials and experience of the candidate; the scope, complexity as well as the cost of labor in the market; and other conditions of employment. At Northwestern Mutual, it is not typical for an individual to be hired at or near the top of the range for their role and compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case. Please note that the salary range listed in the posting is the standard pay structure. Positions in certain locations (such as California) may provide an increase on the standard pay structure based on the location. Please click  here for additional information relating to location-based pay structures.

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We 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 California, Colorado, New York City, Washington or outside of a Corporate location, please click here for information pertaining to compensation and benefits.

Why you should apply for a job to Northwestern Mutual – Corporate Careers:

  • 4.5/5 in overall job satisfaction

  • 4.9/5 in supportive management

  • 73% say women are treated fairly and equally to men

  • 83% would recommend this company to other women

  • 86% say the CEO supports gender diversity

  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • A concierge service that will tackle your personal "to-do" list, such as running errands, organizing vacations, and scheduling services.

  • 12 weeks of paid parental leave along with programs that support family planning services.

  • Strong commitment to philanthropy evidenced by the NWM Foundation and each employee receiving 16 paid hours annually for volunteering.