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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

Nelnet Grants $120,000 Prize to Video Recruiting Startup

In May, Nelnet sponsored the second annual Inside/Outside Innovation Summit, a three-day conference at the Graduate Hotel in Lincoln. The Inside/Outside Summit brings together startup companies, corporate teams, and innovators within the community, allowing them to learn from one another… 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 →