Real Work, Awesome Perks
Start your career at a place that puts you first.
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.
Business Pathway Internship
Still looking for the career path that’s right for you? That’s cool, too. Our Pathway program is designed with you in mind. You’ll spend a semester exploring four Nelnet departments to find a field you’ll love.
IT Pathway Internship
As an IT intern, you will gain a broad understanding of how a variety of teams throughout our Nelnet IT structure operate during your first semester, then take a deeper dive by supporting a specific area of focus your second semester.
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.
“Unpaid internships” aren’t a thing here. For doing real work, you’ll be compensated with real money.
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.
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 offices are in the heart of downtown Lincoln, so you’ll always be in walking distance of school campuses, student apartments, and good eats.
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.