Life at Nelnet

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

Meet Lauren Kubat: Life as an Executive Projects Intern at Nelnet

When Lauren Kubat started her Nelnet internship, she had no idea where it would take her. Now, she works directly with executives – all while pursuing a career in law.

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Nelnet’s Core Values Support Associates Amid COVID-19 Crisis

Find out how Nelnet supports associates amid the COVID-19 crisis, including working from home, promoting associate wellbeing, and leadership guidance.

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#NewToNelnet: Meet Our Summer Intern Class!

Meet the newest members of our summer intern class and find out how they’ll be growing and contributing their skills to #LifeAtNelnet.

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Nelnet Intern Alumni Spotlight: Adam Delo and Vinay Singh

Get to know two of Nelnet’s IT intern alumni who recently launched full-time careers, including how their internship experiences shaped their current roles.

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Learning From Nelnet Leaders – The Magic Behind Management

See how our associates are learning from Nelnet leaders in an ever-changing workplace through an interview with two of our IT managers.

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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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