Life at Nelnet

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

Boise Office Supports Local Game Changers Program (and Lorax Wisdom)

Explore Game Changers, a program providing opportunities for kids with and without special needs, which Nelnet’s Boise office supported.

Giving back to the communities in which we live and work

Nelnet Recognized as a Top Workplace in Wisconsin

Nelnet was named a Top Workplace by the Wisconsin State Journal. We were quick to adapt to the drastic changes that the pandemic brought, and we’re glad that associates have responded positively to the following measures.

Creating an awesome work environment

The Power of Knowing Your Strengths: Featuring Reilly Wiley & Collin Fink

Through the Clifton Strengths Institute, Reilly Wiley and Collin Fink have had the opportunity to make waves among their peers and in the workforce. Learn more about their journey.

Pursuing opportunities for diversification and growth

Tips to Build a Successful Social Media Brand

Whether you run social accounts for a brand, or are simply curious as to how brands use social media, check out Lauren Hoag and Kenzie Leblanc’s five easy tips to creating a successful social media presence!

Pursuing opportunities for diversification and growth

Celebrate Women’s History Month

In March we celebrate the achievements of women – past and present. Here are some ways we plan to celebrate Women’s History Month.

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The Language of Innovation

Brian Ardinger shares insight on the importance of language in innovation, and some key phrases that help drive innovation and more positive group dynamics.

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Madison Team Saves Co-worker’s Life

In September, a Madison associate went above and beyond to save a co-worker’s life.

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Expert Advice on Virtual Interviewing

We’re here to help you feel confident for your next virtual interview. Check out these tips and tricks from Nelnet hiring experts on how to virtually interview with ease.

Communicating openly and honestly

Life as a Pathway Intern: Meet Collin Fink 

With an emphasis on Strengths and character-building, real-world work that impacts Nelnet as a whole, and mentors who really care about their interns, the Pathway Program is more than just an exciting professional opportunity – it’s a life-changing personal journey for students.

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Interns to Full-Time Associates – January’s New to Nelnet Update

Learn more about two wonderful NBS interns who recently transitioned to full-time positions in January’s New to Nelnet update.

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