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.

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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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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