Intern - IT Quality Assurance

Job Locations US-NE-Lincoln
Posted Date 1 month ago(9/14/2020 4:11 PM)
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As a Nelnet intern, you are welcomed into dynamic teams with tenured leaders who recognize and appreciate your input and growthAs of September 2020, we are planning to conduct our Summer 2021 internship program remotely. There is always the chance that we will return to the office before then. We plan to consider all candidates - even those who are not physically close to the Nelnet location or cannot re-locate.  


Our summer program connects associates and interns company-wide through a weekly iTalks series, highlighting the diverse roles within our 24 business lines. In addition to your specific job responsibilities, you can look forward to strengthening your communication and collaboration skills through virtual meetings with a community of interns through the summer-long Pod Project.  


Ultimately, you are not just an intern here at Nelnet. You are a pivotal, necessary addition to our teams. We are expectant that our summer 2021 program will be the best yet, and we want you to be a part of it. Whether you are an innovator, tech-expert, problem-solver, or beyond – you have the unique skillset to be a change-maker at Nelnet.  


We’re looking for a Quality Assurance (QA) team member to help accelerate our development efforts. Your primary responsibility would be to test out new features, find and report bugs, and investigate problems that customers encounter. As a small team, we want to find additional opportunities for you to contribute based on your background and interests.


  • Collaborate with technology experts
  • Learn new technologies and languages relevant to the team
  • Experience testing and supporting software used by thousands of schools
  • Exposure to product development – customer interviews, product research, and prioritization
  • Attend intern professional, personal, and social development events
  • Performing all aspects of Quality Assurance including Software Quality Assurance, QA program Implementation, Testing, Verification, and Validation



Pursuing degree in an IT-related field including software development, computer science, or other related major


Technical skills and languages needed for this position: Java, .Net, JSON, XML, Beginner level SQL, API. 



Minimum Experience:

  • Knowledge of Agile software development process
  • Knowledge of computers: preferably Microsoft packages and advancement in programming language learning

Preferred Experience:

  • Previous experience in creating and deploying software (e.g. internship, class-based project, personal project, research opportunity, non-profit work, etc.)
  • Experience solving complex problems and working through challenging requirements




  • Basic troubleshooting and analytical skills
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Must be proficient with computers
  • Basic knowledge of testing software is required
  • Ability to test software and question features or behavior is desirable, but not required.

EEO Statement

Nelnet is an Equal Opportunity Employer, complies with Executive Order 11246, and takes affirmative action to ensure that qualified applicants are employed, and that employees are treated during employment, without regard to race, color, religion/creed, national origin, gender, or sex, marital status, age, disability, use of a guide dog or service animal, sexual orientation, military/veteran status, or any other status protected by Federal or State law or local ordinance. Qualified individuals with disabilities who require reasonable accommodations in order to apply or compete for positions at Nelnet may request such accommodations by contacting Nelnet Talent Acquisition & Recruiting.
Nelnet is a Drug Free and Tobacco Free Workplace.


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