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.

A Glimpse in the Life of Nelnet Recruiter 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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Nelnet Offices Celebrate Veteran’s Day

Last week, our Nelnet offices observed Veterans Day with fundraisers, memorials, along with great food and company. Check out some of our offices’ Veterans Day events below.​ Rocky Hill The Rocky Hill office recognized Veterans Day by collecting food and…
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Dave Miller, ALLO’s Thoughts on Gratefulness

Dave Miller, manager of ethical engagement at ALLO, shared a few reasons for Nelnet and ALLO associates to take a step back and be thankful for all they have. It’s pretty easy to take our jobs for granted. It’s really…
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Nelnet Recruiter Recognized at Lincoln Mortar Board Event

“I literally cried.” This was the reaction Nelnet Senior Campus Recruiter Jessica Schumacher had when her intern, Mary Woodruff, asked her to attend the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Mortar Board’s “People Who Inspire” celebration as the person that inspires her. The…
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Refer Friends and Family to Nelnet for a Bonus

Do you have a friend or family member who you think would be a great fit at Nelnet? We’re currently looking to fill over 300 positions at our offices across the country and we need your help! As a current…
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