Life at Nelnet

Nelnet is a student loan servicer that’s grown into a fiber internet pioneer, real estate investor, and software provider. But that’s just the beginning. With 6,000 employees and growing, we take our business wherever superior customer experiences and ingenuity is needed. Check out the blog posts below if you’re interested in getting to know more about Nelnet’s people, places, businesses, and culture. Once you decide to apply, our recruiters are also supplying their top tips for getting hired.

Business Casual on a Budget: Refreshing Your Wardrobe

For college grads or others who are entering the workforce for the first time, one of the biggest adjustments can be shopping for work-appropriate clothes. Building (or refreshing) your wardrobe might seem like an intimidating task, especially if you have… Continue Reading →

Nelnet to Provide Outsourced Services for Silicon Valley Lender

Through its Proxi outsourcing service, Nelnet recently teamed with lending marketplace Prosper to provide customer contact and processing support services. Based in San Francisco, the online lender allows borrowers to apply for fixed-rate, fixed-term loans between $2,000 and $40,000. This… Continue Reading →

Omaha Associates Hold Water Drive for Open Door Mission

Last week, Omaha associates put on a water drive for the Open Door Mission and the homeless community in the city. Associates Allison Baer and Nichole Trovato organized the event, which brought in 209 cases and 8,634 bottles of water,… Continue Reading →

Think Before You Post: Reviewing Your Social Media

On social media, everyone has their own voice. Some people are playful, others more serious. Some people like posting about cat videos, others lean toward photos of canine companions. Whatever you use social media for, it’s important to remember that… Continue Reading →

Celebrate Nelnet Friendship Week Beginning 7/30

On Monday, July 30, millions of friendships around the globe will be cherished and shared as part of International Day of Friendship, a holiday that has been officially recognized by the United Nations since 2011. At Nelnet, we’ve decided that… Continue Reading →

How to Keep Learning After School (And Why it Matters)

Whether you’re a recent college graduate or a veteran of the workforce, we’re sure you’ve had a few people tell you to never stop learning. It’s solid advice, but as with many things, you may find it difficult to actually… Continue Reading →

Nelnet Associate Overcomes Kidney Failure, Loses Over 100 Pounds

At this point last year, Rob Forsgren felt exhausted. He weighed 372 pounds, and the combination of chronic Lyme disease and stage three kidney disease meant that every day was a struggle. His energy levels were at an all-time low… Continue Reading →

Value of Volunteering: Why You Should Give Back

The Value of Volunteering: Why You Should Give Back This week, Nelnet kicks off its annual United Way campaign. It’s an opportunity for Nelnet associates to give to their communities and help nonprofit organizations do amazing work. However, this campaign… Continue Reading →

Meet Stephanie, the Summer Superstar

July’s Share the Health featured associate is Stephanie Well, a servicing operations trainer from the Great Lakes office in Madison, Wisconsin, who prioritizes safety while participating in the outdoor summer activities she loves. Watch this month’s video for tips on… Continue Reading →

Tips for Building Lasting Connections Through Networking

This summer, many of our interns will be participating in a Lincoln program known as MyTern, an experience sponsored by the Lincoln Partnership for Economic Development (LPED). The program is designed to connect Lincoln interns and introduce them to an… Continue Reading →