Life at Nelnet

Explore our blog to learn what makes #LifeAtNelnet so awesome: our amazing people, culture, and businesses.

Meet Jacob Sanford: IT Software Engineer and Problem-Solver Extraordinaire

The on-the-job Jacob Sanford of three years ago is hard to find in the software engineer you see today. Sure, off-the-clock gaming Jacob still aspires to become the Dragonborn (from Skyrim) – and he also enjoys fresh air like he…
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It Pays to Be a Nelnet Associate (In More Ways Than One)

Working at Nelnet has its benefits and perks, but do you know all the advantages of #LifeAtNelnet? Take a deeper look at the extras our associates enjoy!  For the Health of It  Nelnet knows healthy associates are happy associates. Wellness Program …
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Nelnet Associates Empower the Future at Inspire Girls Event

How do you inspire a generation? It starts with empowering youth—and that was the exact goal of the recent Inspire Girls event in Lincoln, Nebraska. As part of the day-long celebration, prominent female leaders from a variety of industries, including…
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Life as a Pathway Intern: Meet Ram Sabyrkulov

In the spring of 2019, Ram Sabyrkulov began searching for internships in Lincoln, Nebraska. As an international student at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, he hoped to gain experience at an American company, explore new opportunities, and start building a professional…
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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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