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.

Nelnet Brings Coworking Opportunities to Lincoln and Highlands Ranch

Coworking is an increasingly popular workstyle that allows independent professionals and those with workplace flexibility to work alongside one another in a shared environment. Coworking spaces foster feelings of community and allow professionals from different companies to network and share… Continue Reading →

A Special Bonus for Nelnet Associates – a Message from Jeff Noordhoek

The Most Wonderful Time of the Year Nelnet associates, The holiday season is about sharing love, appreciation, and generosity with those we care about most. At Nelnet, this is our associates. The recent reduction in the corporate tax rate will significantly… Continue Reading →

Omaha NBS and PaymentSpring Teams Make Holidays Brighter for Local Children

​The Omaha NBS and PaymentSpring teams helped local kids have an extra special holiday this year. These groups once again participated in the Child Saving Institute’s Substitute Santa program. Associates generously donated presents, such as Legos, matchbox cars, games, dolls,… Continue Reading →

Gifts of Love Campaign Raises Nearly $9,000 and Over 600 Toys

As part of Nelnet’s Core Value to give back to communities in which we live and work, Nelnet’s Lincoln office participated in City Impact’s Gifts of Love program for the fourth consecutive year. For over 20 years, the program has… Continue Reading →

Nelnet Associates Support People’s City Mission at Starry Nights Festival

On Wednesday, November 22, a team of approximately 13 Nelnet associates volunteered to help the People’s City Mission set up the Starry Nights Festival, their largest annual fundraising event, at the Pinnacle Bank Arena.  Lincoln’s Charitable Contributions Committee also sponsored the… Continue Reading →

Junior Achievement of Lincoln Scores $2,500 Thanks to Your Votes

​At the end of August, we asked associates to help Junior Achievement of Lincoln win the grand prize of $10,000 by voting in First National Bank’s Community First Awards. We’re excited to announce that with help of your votes, Junior… Continue Reading →

In Partnership With Lincoln Public Schools, Innovation Hub Launches FoundationGIVE, Raises $50,000 in First Month

​The Nelnet Innovation Hub is excited to announce the launch of a new product, FoundationGIVE, which offers a beta solution for classroom-based crowdfunding and in-kind business partnerships. The Foundation for Lincoln Public Schools and St. Joseph Catholic School are the… Continue Reading →

401 Building Wins Architecture Design Award

In early October, the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Nebraska chapter held its annual AIA Nebraska Design Awards. These awards recognize architects in Nebraska who have fulfilled their commitment to excellence in design and livability in our communities. This year,… Continue Reading →

Congratulations to the Customer Service Appreciation Week Winners

​On Friday, October 6, associates from various teams across Nelnet celebrated Customer Service Appreciation Week by coordinating creative costumes. We’re excited to announce the winners of this friendly competition! The winning teams will receive a free catered lunch. First Place… Continue Reading →

Aurora Associates Collect Supplies for Hurricane Harvey Victims

​The Aurora office hosted a collection campaign for the victims of Hurricane Harvey.  In only three days, associates contributed enough baby supply donations to overflow from a very large donation box. Associates also donated hygiene products, such as soap, shampoo, toothbrushes, toothpaste, sanitizers,… Continue Reading →