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.

Brian Sowl Named Junior Achievement Volunteer of the Year

Brian Sowl, director of security compliance at Nelnet, has been making volunteer work an integral part of his life for 20 years, dedicating time to organizations like the Boys Scouts of America, United Way, and Food Bank of the Rockies…. Continue Reading →

Meet Alex- the Lean, Mean, Men’s Health Machine

June’s Share the Health featured associate is Alex Brown, a recovery specialist in Firstmark Services who has made a commitment to healthy living and prioritizing annual checkups. Alex’s video discusses men’s health, but he offers valuable information for women alike… Continue Reading →

Resume Writing and Editing Tips

To a recruiter or hiring manager, your resume is your first impression, so it’s critical for you to make a lasting impression. These tips will help you write or edit your resume so that it’s not only informative, but memorable:… Continue Reading →

Nelnet Recognizes LGBT Pride Month

Nelnet is proud to observe Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Pride Month in June. The month is dedicated to recognizing members of the LGBT community, as well as their advocates and allies, and the contributions they have made in… Continue Reading →

More than Passing Time: Why Hobbies Help You Grow Personally, Professionally

“So, what do you do for fun?” If you struggle to think of an answer to this question, now’s the time to think about what you want to be doing with your free time. While hobbies are ultimately up to… Continue Reading →

Nelnet Sponsors BikeLNK Cycling Station

​If you work in one of Nelnet’s Lincoln offices, you may have noticed the addition of several shiny new bike racks scattered across downtown. Since the beginning of 2018, the nonprofit organization BikeLNK installed 19 kiosks covering areas from the… Continue Reading →

Team Nelnet Finishes Third in Nebraska Corporate Games

Nelnet had a strong showing at the first annual Nebraska Corporate Games event in Lincoln. Team Nelnet finished third overall out of 15 teams. Nelnet’s basketball team took home first place in the event, while the volleyball team finished in… Continue Reading →

Associates Celebrate Diversity in April

Nelnet Supervisor John Olive Shares His Story Nelnet associates spent the month of April celebrating Diversity Month. For many, the month was about trying new experiences in order to embrace diversity in their workplaces and communities. For others, it was… Continue Reading →

Great Lakes Associates Take Third Place at Corporate Cup

In April, a collection of Great Lakes associates participated in the 19th annual Corporate Cup in Aberdeen, South Dakota, taking third place out of the five teams in their division. Each year, local businesses in Aberdeen renew business rivalries and… Continue Reading →

Nelnet Teams Celebrate Cinco de Mayo

Though Cinco de Mayo fell on a Saturday this year, Nelnet teams in Lincoln and Aurora still celebrated in style. On May 4, associates from both locations recognized the occasion with Mexican cuisine and food competitions. Associates in Aurora participated… Continue Reading →