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.

iTalks Series Educates and Inspires Summer Interns

Ready for their speaking engagement, Nelnet leaders Jeff Noordhoek and Terry Heimes join a video call from the company’s executive boardroom. With a view of downtown Lincoln, the two field questions about the company – not from investors or other leaders – but… Continue Reading →

Casual Dress Code Outfits Associates With a Sense of Comfort

If you’ve been to a Nelnet workspace, you’ve probably noticed that Nelnet has a casual dress code – and it’s pretty awesome. This wasn’t always the case, though. Nelnet followed a business casual dress code up until a few years… Continue Reading →

2019 All Directors Meeting Looks at the Future of Nelnet

Every year, more than 150 Nelnet directors convene in Lincoln for the All Directors Meeting (ADM) to discuss where the company is headed and plan for how we can get there. This year’s theme was “See Your Future, Be Your… Continue Reading →

Meet Tammy: The Health Hero

Good nutrition is all about decision-making. Will you spend time planning ahead and making healthy meals? Or will you swing by the drive-thru on your way home from work? It’s not always an easy choice – thankfully, you’ll have some… Continue Reading →

Nelnet Recognized by United Way for Donating and Volunteering Efforts

Every year, Nelnet runs a United Way campaign to help create educational, financial, and wellness opportunities for those in need. In the 2018 campaign, Nelnet raised $1,072,145 across all locations with 24% associate participation. Associates made such an impact last… Continue Reading →

Associates Go Toe-to-Toe with Titans of Trade at the Nebraska Corporate Games

This May, the second annual Nebraska Corporate Games concluded after a week and a half of competitive company clashes. The games featured teams from some of the state’s beloved businesses, including your friendly, neighborhood Nelnet. The Nebraska Corporate Games were… Continue Reading →

Associate Runs 8K After Hip Replacement

April 27, 2019 Jim Kreul is at the starting line of the Crazylegs Classic, an 8K run that raises funds for the University of Wisconsin-Madison Athletic Department. With bad weather forecasted and only a month of training under his belt,… Continue Reading →

Nelnet Contributes to Flood Relief Efforts

After a harsh winter, Nebraska – and many other Midwestern states – experienced devastating flooding due to an overwhelming amount of melted snow and ice. Nelnet joined the official #NebraskaStrong campaign by selling T-shirts, organizing volunteers for cleanup, and matching… Continue Reading →

Advice For Grads, From a Recent Grad

Spring graduation just wrapped up, and many graduates are probably wondering what’s next.  Nelnet’s own Copywriting and Social Media Intern Steven Mah—and a May 2018 graduate of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln—has a few tips on how he’s been navigating life… Continue Reading →

Meet Gigi: The Resilient Rock Star

Whether we like it or not, adversity often hits us when we least expect it. The “Resilient Rock Star” Gigi De Gala and her family are shining examples of showing resilience in the face of adversity. By sharing her story,… Continue Reading →

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