• Intern - Interactive

    Job Locations US-NE-Lincoln
    Posted Date 3 months ago(3/15/2018 1:54 PM)
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  • Overview

    Interns work as functioning members of Nelnet’s marketing team, which operates similarly to an in-house advertising agency. Our interns gain an understanding of how a marketing department functions at a large, publically-traded company.


    The intern program consists of 12 or more weeks of hands-on work experience and education within an open, collaborative environment. Our flexible hours allow interns to receive the benefits of a dynamic internship program while still meeting their university or college requirements. Interns will become familiar with a multitude of brands under the Nelnet name while gaining insight about the processes and structure of a large holding company.


    The interactive intern will provide support for email and website design, editing, and front-end development under the guidance of an immediate supervisor.


    1. Learn about Nelnet’s businesses, product/services, markets, and competition
    2. Attend team and/or stakeholder meetings as determined appropriate by supervisor
    3. Interact with front end developers, the UX design lead, interactive strategists and project managers, and graphic designers on projects.
    4. Front-end development for emails, landing pages, and websites, as directed
    5. Set-up, test, and troubleshoot HTML emails
    6. Assist the front-end developers in all facets of project development
    7. Ensure designs meet brand personality and corporate standards
    8. Ensure code meets company standards and best practices
    9. Assist with content entry, HTML and design edits, testing/QA, etc.
    10. Assist in maintaining computer and server files as directed by company procedures and processes
    11. Some clerical duties
    12. Other duties or special projects as assigned



    Must be a junior or senior with minimum one to two years in a marketing or advertising field of study or equivalent experience.



    Required Experience with HTML5, CSS3; familiarity with Bootstrap, Github, and jQuery; proficiency in Dreamweaver or other code editing software, Photoshop, Illustrator, and browser testing and troubleshooting tools. Experience with Wordpress and/or Foundation is a plus.


    Prior internship experience preferred.



    1. Detail-oriented
    2. Strong team-building skills
    3. Organized
    4. Able to deliver projects on time
    5. Able to multi-task
    6. Quick to learn and work independently
    7. Excellent oral and written communication
    8. Ability to follow directions
    9. Comfortable researching and troubleshooting independently
    10. Computer and standard software proficiency (Outlook, Word)
    11. Online and offline research skills

    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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