Grow Your Career at Great Lakes

Careers at Great Lakes are all about your personal, professional, and educational growth. As part of the Nelnet family of companies, we offer competitive benefits that put you first. Check out jobs in customer service, IT, and many other departments.

More Than Just a Job

Take the next step in your career by applying for a position at Great Lakes.

Learn New Skills

With programs like tuition reimbursement and online learning opportunities, we’ll make your continual education a priority.

Open Doors for Growth

Strengthen your resume. This position is a great way to enhance a resume by adding the skills you have learned while working for a large corporation in a professional office environment.

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Love What You Do

We want you to be proud of the work you’re doing — so we’ve built our company culture around you.


Great Lakes offers the following benefits as part of the Nelnet family of companies. Learn more by visiting the Benefits page.

Generous Earned Time Off

Have you been planning a getaway for months? Years? Our average associate earns over 176 hours of time off between Earn Time Off (ETO) and floating holidays. Now’s the perfect time to start booking that dream vacation.

Earn Discounted Health Premiums

Hit all your health goals and you may qualify for free associate-only health premiums or discounted family premiums. That means money back in your pocket every month for staying healthy!

Referral Bonuses

When someone you refer for an open position is an active employee for 6 months, you'll receive a $250 bonus.

Health & Wellness Programs

Participate in quarterly wellness challenges and earn up to $1,200 per year deposited into your Health Savings Account (HSA).

401(k) and Loan Repayment

You work hard, so we’re here to support your 401(k) contributions and student loan repayment. We’ll match 100% of your first 3% contribution, and 50% on the next 2%.

Job Security

Nelnet's businesses have been thriving for decades, and we’re only continuing to diversify. Associates can feel secure in their careers and unlock opportunities to advance within our companies.

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