Real Work, Awesome Perks

With flexible hours and meaningful work, start your career at a place that puts you first.

Traditional Internship

Pad your resume with real-life experience in a field you’re passionate about. Work on projects that make an impact in departments all throughout our business, including innovation, marketing, finance, and IT.

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Nelnet Associates Working Together

Pathway Power Programs

Spend up to a full academic year exploring four Nelnet departments, designed to help you dive deeper into your area of focus within business and innovation, finance and investments, and technology.

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IT Internships

As an IT intern, you will spend the summer exploring different tech programs, languages and methodologies in one of our many locations offering this program.

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Nelnet interns building connections through networking

Legal Fellowship

Passed your LSAT? Now spend a year in our legal department getting your hands on real-life projects that you can look back on with pride.

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Take It From Our Interns

The Nelnet experience is unmatched.

Featured Benefits

Get Paid

“Unpaid internships” aren’t a thing here. For doing real work, you’ll be compensated with real money.

Flexible Hours

We get it. Finding an internship that fits with your schedule is tough. We’ll make sure you can have an awesome Nelnet experience without impacting your studies.

Casual Dress

Don’t worry about wearing work clothes to class. Jeans and tees are the norm around here. Bonus points if you’re wearing a Nelnet logo.


Our internship program offers opportunities across multiple locations including Nebraska, Colorado, South Dakota, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Connecticut, and Texas.


Network with pros, build your portfolio, and show off everything you accomplish while you’re here.


Nelnet is filled with the brightest minds out there, so you’ll have the opportunity to learn skills from talented teams who know their stuff.

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