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Chelsea Parker

Chelsea Parker

Northwestern mutual

Financial representative

Personal Information

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School: The Ohio State University

Major: Finance

Years at College Works: 2012

Career Information

Company You Work For Now: Northwestern mutual

Title: Financial representative

Industry: Insurance

Brief Description of Duties / Responsibilities

Work to help families and small businesses create financial plans.

What Has Been Your Proudest Accomplishment Post-CWP?

Getting the job I've always wanted.

CWP Career Impact

In one sentence, what has CWP meant to you?

A great opportunity for me to learn more about myself, business, and others.

How did your CWP experience impact your career? Immediately after graduation? Now?

I was able to go into Interviews with other companies with confidence. I had a answer for any question they asked because of the breadth of experience in the internship.

What was the greatest lesson you learned from your CWP experience?

Delegating is essential in running a business.

Advice

What advice do you have for potential CWP participants? Current CWP participants?

Listen to your DMs. You will only get what you put into it. If you want a 9-5 job, this isn't for you. You must learn how to handle autonomy.

What's your best advice for someone interested in entering your career field?

Do the internship to get experience.

What's your favorite memory from CWP?

Cancun

Last words of wisdom

Work hard play hard