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.

Forging Lasting Relationships: Meet Audrey Nichelson

Audrey Nichelson, Nelnet Campus Commerce senior account manager and trainer, has an infectious laugh, is an easy conversationalist, and maintains a laid-back attitude despite a packed schedule. She knows how to balance things. She’s been at Nelnet for 10 years…
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From Recruited to Recruiter: Emily Duff’s Nelnet Journey

Five years ago, Emily Duff was ready for change. At the time, she was in a dead-end job, anxious to grow her career. Then she applied at Nelnet. Going into her first day as a processing representative, she had a…
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Nelnet IT Associates Win HDI Nebraska Awards

This year at the HDI Nebraska Awards banquet, two Nelnet IT associates took home the top two awards. Mat Pegler won the HDI Analyst of the Year award, and Josh Wordlaw won the HDI Desktop Technician of the Year award…
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Nelnet Offices Giving Back for the Holidays

At Nelnet, giving back to the communities in which we live and work is a core value we proudly embrace, and there’s no better opportunity to do so than the holidays. See how our offices across the country have made…
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A Glimpse in the Life of Nelnet Corporate Trainer Brandon Brown

It’s the fourth quarter of a Lincoln Southwest football game on a Friday night in 2007, about halfway through the season. Senior running back Brandon Brown is bulldozing past defenses and well on his way to leading the state in…
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Innovation from the Inside Out – Meet Brian Ardinger

From a young age, Brian Ardinger always thought of himself as an entrepreneur. In school, if you were a kid in the market for baseball cards or comic books, Brian was your guy. But perhaps his most lucrative childhood venture…
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Nelnet Honored for Wellness Efforts

At WELLCOM’s 2018 Excellence in Worksite Wellness Awards Luncheon, Nelnet was recognized for building a workplace culture that emphasizes wellness. Joining the ranks of organizations like Creighton University and CEDARS Youth Services, Nelnet was one of 38 companies received the…
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Nelnet Attends TeamMates Gala

At this year’s 2018 TeamMates Gala, Nelnet sponsored two tables for associate mentors and their guests. This year’s featured guest speakers included current Nebraska football coach Scott Frost, former Nebraska coach Tom Osborne, and Warren Buffett, who participated in a…
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Nelnet Promotes Entrepreneurial Future by Working with High School Students

In September, Nelnet participated in a Youth Entrepreneurship Clinic (YEC) hosted by faculty from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. The program drew Lincoln-area high school students who wanted to enhance their entrepreneurial skills. The students were divided into different groups and…
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4 Budget-Friendly Teambuilding Ideas

One of Nelnet’s core values is to create an awesome work environment. Everyone can play a part in this by finding ways to help their team members enjoy coming into work every day. A recent survey showed that 86 percent…
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