Intern - IT Software Engineer - FACTS SIS

  • Nelnet
  • Canadian Ln, Burleson, TX 76028, USA
  • Nov 09, 2020
[Information Technology]

Job Description


As a Nelnet intern, you are welcomed into dynamic teams with tenured leaders who recognize and appreciate your input and growth. As 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.

Software Engineer Interns will enhance and support our internal and external web-based applications. Specific responsibilities include the analysis, design, coding, testing, implementation, maintenance and support of these complex business systems. Interns will contribute meaningfully to a team that builds technology products. The FACTS SIS team is a diverse, tight knit group of professionals that strive every day to make the lives of teachers, parents and students exceptional. We practice Scrum and believe in self-organization. We work on modern technologies like the Azure Cloud, Angular and .NETCore and we have a passion for continuous improvement. This passion for continuous improvement is exhibited with technology training, process improvements and open and honest communication.


  • Collaborate with technology experts
  • Learn new technologies & languages relevant to the team
  • Develop skills coding, testing, and evaluating technical tradeoffs
  • Participate in standup meetings, sprints, and take on projects related to the team's goal
  • Attend intern professional, personal, and social development events



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

Technical languages/skills needed are: C#, .NETCore, Java, Angular, TypeScript, JavaScript, GIT, Data Structures and Algorithms, Object Oriented Design


Minimum Experience:

  • General knowledge of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC), computer information systems, and Agile approach.
  • 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


  • Motivated and excited by technical challenges
  • Passionate about collaborating with teammates and customers
  • Demonstrates an eagerness to learn and enjoys helping others
  • Shares new ideas, is creative and passionate about innovation
  • Detail oriented and cares about creating an exceptional user experience
  • Exceptional written, verbal and interpersonal skills
  • Comfortable working in an agile development environment and understands on time/within-budget principles.

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

Associated topics: .net, algorithm, c#, developer, java, matlab, perl, php, sdet, software engineer