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Intern - Web Accessibility in Helena, Montana

Our Vision: We make dreams possible.

Yes, we’re a student loan servicer. We’re also a technology company, idea incubator, start-up accelerator, and K-12 and higher education expert. At Nelnet, we’re so much more than what you think—and we’re just getting started. So, no matter what you want to do in life—build codes or build brands—we’re the best place to do it.

Join Nelnet as an intern and do real work that matters to our business. All Nelnet interns receive one-on-one mentorship, competitive pay, casual dress, flexible schedule, intern-specific programming, and meaningful work experience.

Apply to one of our internships today. Your career awaits.

Nelnet, a leader in the student loan industry with a #1 core value of focusing on the customer, seeks a caring, creative, and motivated person to join its Accessibility Team as a Web Accessibility Intern. The Accessibility Team collaborates with innovative product teams throughout Nelnet to ensure compliance with accessibility standards and to provide superior customer experiences for everyone. This role will focus primarily on evaluating product accessibility, reporting bugs and recommendations, and helping teams find solutions.

Pay - $18-$24 Depending on year in school and location

EDUCATION :

Pursuing degree in an IT-related field

REQUIRED SKILLS

  1. Passion to help others and think creatively from different points of view.

  2. Experience with front-end development, design, and quality assurance activities.

  3. Uses written and verbal skills to communicate ideas effectively.

  4. General understanding of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.

DESIRED SKILLS

  1. Understanding of Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0/2.1 (But my school doesn't teach this yet, you say? Never fear! We'll get you up to speed quickly. But while you're at it, tell your school that accessibility matters and should be teaching more about it!)

  2. Experience with online team collaboration and defect tracking software.

  3. Familiarity with assistive technology like Siri, Alexa, VoiceOver, NVDA, JAWS, etc. and a curiosity to experiment with tools like these.

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 Corporate Recruiting at 402-486-5725 or corporaterecruiting@nelnet.net .

Nelnet is a Drug Free and Tobacco Free Workplace.

You may know Nelnet as the nation’s largest student loan servicer – but we do more than that. A lot more. We’re also a professional services company, consumer loan originator and servicer, payment processor, renewable energy innovator, and K-12 and higher education expert (and that’s just a shortlist). For over 40 years, we’ve been serving our customers, associates, and communities to make dreams possible.

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