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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.

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 →

How to Make the Most of Your LinkedIn Profile

LinkedIn has revolutionized the world of professional networking, allowing for members from over 200 countries to create and advance business connections. Though it’s used by many as an online version of their resumes, LinkedIn has the ability to be so… Continue Reading →

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 →