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.

The Fitness Trackers

Health screenings are right around the corner, and Nelnet’s Fitness Trackers are encouraging you to get exercise and log the time you’ve spent doing it. By participating in the “Step-tember” competition, you’ll earn extra points (and be healthier) for doing…
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Work Hard, Break Hard – Nelnet’s Work-Life Balance

One of Nelnet’s core values is to create an awesome work environment, and a major part of that awesome environment is giving associates time to be away from work when they need a break. Nelnet associates work hard to make…
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Sharing Innovative Ideas and Discussing Outstanding Opportunities – Nelnet Spark

Nelnet Spark is a monthly event where innovators across the organization share new trends, insights, and developments throughout Nelnet’s different business lines. Spark gives associates the opportunity to bounce ideas off other unique minds and seek out new areas of…
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Meet James: The Fountain of Truth

For software engineer James Trent, age is just a number. Obstacle courses, Tough Mudder, Spartan races – you name it, he does it. This month, Nelnet’s “Fountain of Truth” is sharing wellness tips for associates of all ages. Watch this…
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Helping Our Children Succeed – The Nelnet Scholars Program

At Nelnet, we’re dedicated to helping associates in and out of the workplace. One way we accomplish that? The Nelnet Scholars Program. Started in 2004, this program provides higher-ed scholarships to children of Nelnet associates every year. It’s just another…
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United Way Contributions Bring Positive Change to Your Community

With this year’s United Way campaign approaching, now is a great opportunity to revisit what makes United Way such a great organization and explain why we love pooling our efforts to support it every year. History of United Way Founded…
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Core Values Demonstrate What We Believe

Core values are at the heart of how Nelnet operates. If you need a reminder, those values are: Provide superior customer experiences. Create an awesome work environment. Pursue opportunities for diversification and growth. Communicate openly and honestly. Give back to…
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I Spy Nelnet in the Community

One of Nelnet’s core values is to give back to the communities in which we live and work. Every year, Nelnet associates do a world of good through volunteering and donations, and they are always encouraged to lend a hand…
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Programmed for Problem Solving – Meet Nick Graef, Nelnet’s Software Specialist

From coding his Myspace profile page to developing software for startups, Nick Graef has built a career out of his passion for problem solving and learning how things work. As a software engineer at Nelnet, Nick spends most of his…
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Meet Patrick: The Summer Slugger

​Now that summer is in full swing, it’s the perfect opportunity to take advantage of the weather. This month, the “Summer Slugger” Patrick Johnson shows how to exercise outdoors – even when your schedule is packed.​ Watch this month’s wellness…
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