Life at Nelnet

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Nelnet Pathway Interns Experience Meaningful Mentorship

Since Nelnet’s Pathway Program began in 2016, 90 students have participated. After launching their careers in Nelnet’s rotational internship, half of those students landed roles at Nelnet, while others found success elsewhere. What is it that makes Pathway internships such…
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Meet Eduardo Rodrigues Dias – Nelnet’s Gifted Globetrotter

If you want to get to know Eduardo Rodrigues Dias, IT director at Nelnet Diversified Solutions (NDS) since mid-2018, it’s not hard. You just need to catch up with him and walk alongside while he goes through his day –…
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Agile Camp Puts Nelnet Associates on the Fast Track to Success

One of the most engaging and interesting opportunities for growth available to Nelnet associates is the chance to attend Agile Camp. Attendees learn about agile principles and practices throughout two days of free sessions led by other Nelnet associates sharing…
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Meet Micah Lindblad, Nelnet’s Campus Recruiter

Micah Lindblad harnesses his experience in working in higher education to bring Nelnet’s investment in interns to life.

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Meet Tamika Jackson – Nelnet’s Superstar Super-Mom Supervisor

Nelnet associate Tamika Jackson quickly found success here – thanks to her competitive spirit and willingness to help others.

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Nelnet’s Remote Associates Are Redefining the Daily Grind

More and more of today’s workforce is working from home. Find out how some remote Nelnet associates are making it happen from a home office.

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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 so! Don’t forget to make time for yourself – we’re also placing an emphasis on self-confidence and mental health.

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Work Hard, Break Hard – Nelnet’s Work-Life Balance

Here at Nelnet we believe in accomplishing great things every day we’re at work. We also believe in work-life balance – breaks are important.

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Sharing Innovative Ideas and Discussing Outstanding Opportunities – Nelnet Spark

Each month at Nelnet Spark, innovators across the organization have the opportunity to share ideas and create new opportunities for growth.

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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.

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