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Title Front End Developer - Intern
Requisition Number 18-0012
Post Date 2/5/2018
City Madison, WI; Eau Claire, WI

Great Lakes Educational Loan Services, Inc. is seeking Front-End Developer Interns to assist in the development of our websites and web applications. Our Front-End Developers are primarily responsible for building responsive and ADA compliant web interfaces for our customer facing websites, corporate systems, and email correspondence. In addition to the required technical skills, it is important that our developers be effective communicators and enjoy collaborating with cross-functional project team members. They should be comfortable interacting with internal client representatives, and therefore be able to demonstrate a professional attitude and strong customer service skills.

Great Lakes Educational Loan Services, Inc. is a member of the affiliated group of Great Lakes Higher Education Corporation companies, one of the nation’s largest integrated providers of student loan services.

Positions are open in the following office locations: Madison, WI and Eau Claire, WI.


Required Skills:

  • Understands the foundational basics of HTML, CSS, JavaScript / jQuery and can develop an interactive web page from the ground up.
  • Understands the structure of the DOM and how CSS and JavaScript play a role in the display of the content.
  • Working knowledge of Web Accessibility standards.
  • Genuine interest in front-end technologies and practices.
  • An “eye” for good aesthetic design and a sense for usability.

Desired Skills:

  • Stays up-to-date with the latest standards and best practices in the industry
  • Experience developing responsive websites – experience with responsive frameworks helpful
  • Experience with CSS preprocessors such as SASS, LESS, Stylus, etc.
  • Experience with JavaScript frameworks such as AngularJS, React, etc.

Great Lakes is a company that embraces growth, inside and out. Our employees are given experiences, tools, and support to develop personally while also growing their careers. Employees enjoy unique opportunities to change lives locally via our Great Lakes Gives program in which we support schools near each of our office locations by collecting supplies, snacks, books, and more to help meet the needs of students and staff. On a broader scale, we are also committed to investing in our communities via large-scale initiatives. Since 2006, we've committed over $260 million with one goal in mind: to get more students into and through college.

Just as we help student loan customers find solutions that work for their lives, we also equip our employees with tools, benefits, and information to enjoy quality of life through health, work-life balance, financial stability, and career growth. Check out our outstanding benefit package!

If you like to make a difference and want to have a lot of fun along the way, we encourage you to explore opportunities with Great Lakes at Click here to hear firsthand experiences of what it’s like to work at Great Lakes.

Great Lakes has contractual obligations that require criminal, employment and education background investigations as a condition of employment. H-1B sponsorship (initiation or transfer) is not provided / available.

Great Lakes is an equal opportunity employer of veterans and individuals with disabilities. If you are a veteran or military member approaching the transition to the civilian workforce and would like assistance with the employment process at Great Lakes, please contact us at We invite all applicants to complete the Voluntary Affirmative Action questions when submitting application materials. The questions are found at the end of the online application process. To learn more about our commitment to Equal Employment Opportunity, please visit our website.


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