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.

FACTS Teams Volunteer at the Friendship Home in Lincoln

Associates from the NBS K-12 Operations Department recently volunteered their time at The Friendship Home, which is a safe shelter for victims of domestic violence in Lincoln. The Friendship Home recently had a ‘stuff the bus’ event to collect supplies….
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“Speak Truth in Love” – A Feature on Open and Honest Communication

Here at Nelnet, we strive to carry out our core values in our actions in every aspect of the company on a daily basis. This week, we’ll highlight “open and honest communication” with People Services Director Pam Benner. 1. What…
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Go Back to School With Nelnet

Looking to head back to school? All permanent associates that have been working with Nelnet for over one year and are scheduled to work 20 hours or more per week can take advantage of Nelnet’s tuition reimbursement program to help…
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Rocky Hill Associates Volunteer at Foodshare

In March, 13 Nelnet associates from the Rocky Hill office spent a morning packing brussels sprouts at Foodshare. Foodshare is a Feeding America food bank working to eliminate hunger in the Rocky Hill area. The organization provides access to fresh,…
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One Year, Four Departments: Introducing Pathway Power Programs

For years, Nelnet’s Pathway internships have allowed students to experience various business lines and help them determine their career path. Now, Pathway internships are evolving – we’re proud to introduce the new and improved Pathway Power Program. The concept is…
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Meet Michael: the Gut Guy

Digestive health is something many people overlook, but Michael Whalen is looking to change that. Dealing with digestive complications throughout the years, Michael has learned optimism and resilience by not letting it take over his life. By sharing his story,…
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25 Years at Nelnet: NDS Executive Reflects

With an office view overlooking downtown Lincoln, it’s easy for Joe Popevis to reflect on his journey to becoming the executive director of Nelnet Diversified Services’ (NDS). Don’t let the office view fool you. One of Joe’s favorite outfits involves…
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Nelnet Philanthropy Projects Help Associates Absorb Core Values From Day One

One of Nelnet’s core values is to give back to the communities in which we live and work. With a long track record of giving back to our communities, Nelnet associates can take pride in belonging to an organization that…
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Meet DeeAnn: the Debt Destroyer

Growing up in a single-income household, DeeAnn Wenger understood the importance of saving. After gaining 20 plus years of banking experience, she also understands how financial strains can create stress for families. As Nelnet’s Debt Destroyer, DeeAnn wants to help…
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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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