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Advisor opportunities after college

Start your financial advisor career with Securian Financial

Being a financial advisor means you’ll establish relationships with clients, learn about their financial goals and help them find solutions to work toward financial security. You’ll work hard while making a difference, because it’s a career that’s as rewarding as it is challenging.

Career support along the journey

Securian offers a four-year financial advisor development program, which helps you develop the skills necessary to build a thriving practice.

We also offer a summer financial advisor internship program—a competitive, 10-week advisor development opportunity within our affiliated firms.

Throughout the internship, you’ll work alongside a seasoned financial advisor to learn how they help their clients reach short and long-term goals.

You’ll also develop the following skills:

  • Communication
  • Marketing and prospecting
  • Event planning
  • Sales presentations and more

Weekly webinars help you learn more about Securian and our affiliated firms.

Characteristics of a successful financial advisor

Ideal candidates are competitive, self-motivated, energetic, personable and goal oriented. Educational degrees in finance, communications, marketing or business are helpful but not required.

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Let Securian help you go from the classroom to building a business that makes a difference.     

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What others have to say about the financial advisor internship at Securian           

The internship program not only provided us (interns) with great resources and information, but it personally helped me transition into becoming a Financial Advisor. I was able to become familiar with various financial programs that Securian uses and got a lot of industry and product knowledge through the process. I never felt as if I was a burden on anyone, as the firm treated us all with the utmost respect and showed such a willingness to help us throughout the program.

Raymond Triano

Allied Wealth Partners

My internship at Financial Advantage solidified the fact that I wanted to be a financial advisor. I was able to directly work with advisors, shadow their meetings and participate in their daily activities that gave me a true grasp of what it meant to work in the industry.

Ben Rudy

Financial Advantage Associates

The Securian Financial Network, the marketing name for the sales and distribution arm of Securian Financial Group, Inc., its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a nationwide network of financial services firms. Products and services are offered and sold only by appropriately licensed entities and financial representatives.

Securian Financial Group, Inc. does not discriminate based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital or familial status, pregnancy, disability, genetic information, political affiliation, veteran status, status in regard to public assistance, status in a local human rights commission, or any other status or condition protected by local, state or federal law. If you are a job seeker with a disability and require an accommodation to apply for one of our jobs, please contact us by telephone 651-655-5522 (voice), 711 (Relay/TTY), or by email at

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