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.

Nebraska, the Heart of Silicon Prairie

Finding the right place to establish a career is a daunting task. There are many factors to consider such as salary, cost of living, proximity to family, company culture – the list goes on and on. The initial reaction for… Continue Reading →

Nelpets: Dog Fostering with Nelnet Associate Amy Busch

Amy Busch has her hands full, but her heart is fuller. The NBS financial analyst is a foster dog parent through the animal rescue service Dolly’s Legacy, a nonprofit that specializes in saving rescue dogs from euthanasia by placing them… Continue Reading →

Nelnet Associate Jennifer Buresh on Fighting Thyroid Cancer

Jennifer Buresh, a Lincoln Associate who has been with Nelnet for over three years, oversees call center training for multiple business lines. While she works each day to train associates to provide the best possible customer experience for consumers, the… Continue Reading →

Why Mentors Matter

College can be intimidating. With many students juggling classes, jobs, and extracurriculars, college life can seem like a maze to even the most seasoned college student.  Thankfully, there are many people who have been exactly where you are now, and… Continue Reading →

Meet Zeljka Hassler, Nelnet’s Digital Marketing Expert

Welcome to the world of Nelnet’s digital marketing expert, Zeljka Hassler. Zeljka has spent three years at Nelnet, serving as lead UX designer. What is UX, you might ask? The acronym stands for user experience, but Zeljka has a better… Continue Reading →

Get to Know Great Lakes

While they may be the new kid at Nelnet, Great Lakes has a history spanning over half a century. While celebrating their 50th anniversary as a highly-regarded guarantor, servicer, and philanthropist, they created an interactive timeline detailing their incredible journey…. Continue Reading →

Nelnet Associates Fill Back-to-School Backpacks

One of Nelnet’s core values is giving back to the communities in which we live and work. During nGage, our new hire orientation program, Nelnet’s newest associates had the chance to live out this core value by participating in a hands-on philanthropy… Continue Reading →

Five Financial Tips for Recent Graduates

If you’re a recent graduate, you’re likely starting to become more financially independent. While each student’s story is different, whether you’re heading into the workforce or continuing your education, it’s important to build a solid financial foundation. Here are five… Continue Reading →

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 →