Life at Nelnet

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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.

Creating an awesome work environment Pursuing opportunities for diversification and growth

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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Helping Our Children Succeed – The Nelnet Scholars Program

We want to help children of Nelnet associates achieve their dreams. See how the Nelnet Scholars Program could help cover the cost of your child’s education.

Creating an awesome work environment Giving back to the communities in which we live and work

United Way Contributions Bring Positive Change to Your Community

Every year, Nelnet partners with United Way to pledge contributions toward helping those in need. Find out how you can help out in your community.

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Core Values Demonstrate What We Believe

The core values of Nelnet are embraced in the everyday interactions of our associates. If you’ve met one, you can surely tell.

Communicating openly and honestly Creating an awesome work environment Giving back to the communities in which we live and work Providing superior customer experiences Pursuing opportunities for diversification and growth

I Spy Nelnet in the Community

Nelnet associates take pride in giving back to the communities in which we live and work. It’s not too hard to find instances of Nelnet’s assistance and involvement.

Creating an awesome work environment Giving back to the communities in which we live and work

Programmed for Problem Solving – Meet Nick Graef, Nelnet’s Software Specialist

A penchant for problem solving and educating himself has helped Nick Graef develop a career as an IT software engineer at Nelnet.

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Meet Patrick: The Summer Slugger

​Now that summer is in full swing, it’s the perfect opportunity to take advantage of the weather.

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iTalks Series Educates and Inspires Summer Interns

Leaders of Nelnet host iTalks series to educate summer interns about company history and discuss opportunities for professional growth and new experiences.

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Casual Dress Code Outfits Associates With a Sense of Comfort

With Nelnet’s casual dress code, associates can focus more on their work and less on dressing up every day.

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