Careers Build a purpose-driven career.

Putting love into action is more than a statement. It’s how we approach our work every single day. At New York Life, we’ve built an inclusive, professional, and caring environment where you can thrive—from financial professional roles, corporate opportunities, and internships. Building a career takes time, perseverance, and planning. Put your career into action and find your calling with New York Life.

You don’t have to know it all if you come to New York Life, because New York Life offers amazing resources.

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South Florida General Office

At New York Life, culture is everything.

We don’t just talk about a great place to work—we put it into practice by fostering an award-winning environment.1 Our collegial, flexible, and family-like atmosphere is a welcoming place where everyone can feel valued and supported.


of our corporate employees are women2


of our corporate employees are people of color2


of our corporate employees say they feel proud to work for New York Life1

Changing the culture through diversity and inclusion

Our 2023 Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DE&I) Report emphasizes our unwavering dedication to employees, agents, policy owners, and local communities. This comprehensive report highlights our targeted efforts in cultural markets, impact investing, and steadfast commitments to communities across the country facilitated through the work of the New York Life Foundation.

Become a Financial Professional

A trusted resource for the people in your community.

Our financial professionals help families protect their finances, futures, and loved ones. There are numerous roles and paths here: whether providing protection-based solutions, offering retirement planning and guidance, or mentoring the next generation. This is not just a sales job—it's a career with purpose and opportunity. 

The support you need to change lives.


Comprehensive training

We’re proud to offer training to help you grow your career, with access to an extensive suite of virtual tools and other resources. What makes our training special

Income and benefits

Explore our commission-based compensation structure, opportunities for advancement, and competitive benefits. Explore your income potential


Stable company

Build your business on a rock-solid foundation. New York Life has been around for more than 175 years and we offer significant support. A career with a stable partner

Join Our Corporate Office

A company where you can thrive.

With offices across the country, we offer a variety of job opportunities, an award-winning1 office culture, extensive training, and a full suite of benefits.

Grow your career while giving back.

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Career development

We’ve empowered our people with the resources they need to flourish, including digital learning platforms, leadership programs, hackathons, and a variety of mentorship opportunities. Our career development



In addition to standard benefits, we provide offerings to help meet more modern needs, including leave programs, adoption assistance, and student loan repayment programs. See employee benefits


Doing good

With New York Life’s charitable initiatives and volunteer opportunities, your career will be driven by real meaning. How our employees take action

Internship Opportunities

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The experience you need for the career you want.

Whether you’re interested in actuarial development, enterprise finance, technology, or becoming a financial professional, our paid internships will provide you with valuable real-world skills at a Fortune 100 company.

Get a head start on your future

  • Technical training and development
  • Mentorship opportunities
  • Networking with leadership

A legacy of service.

For over 175 years, we have shown both strength and empathy by protecting the future for our clients and their loved ones. Help continue the legacy.  

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Over 175 years of putting love into action.

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Accountable only to our policy owners, not Wall Street or outside investors.3

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The largest mutual insurer in the U.S.4, with the highest financial strength ratings.5

1See our awards at
2Company data. Stated figure is accurate as of 10/4/2021.
3New York Life Insurance Company (NYLIC) is a mutual insurance company, which means it is not publicly traded and has no shareholders. References to ownership refer to NYLIC's policyowners who purchase its participating products. These policyowners share certain membership rights, such as voting in board of directors elections and being eligible to share in annual dividends that are declared by the board. NYLIC is also the parent company of two other wholly owned life insurance subsidiaries. Policies issued by these subsidiaries are not participating and do not share in these rights.
4Based on revenue as reported by “Fortune 500 ranked within Industries, Insurance: Life, Health (Mutual),” Fortune magazine, 6/30/23. For methodology, please see
5The “highest ratings currently awarded” refers to the highest ratings currently awarded to any U.S. life insurer, specifically: A.M. Best A++ (as of 9/14/22), Fitch Ratings AAA (as of 10/18/22), Moody’s Aaa (as of 12/9/22), and Standard & Poor’s AA+ (as of 7/29/22). Source: third-party reports.

New York Life is an Equal Opportunity Employer—M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.