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Internships & Study Abroad as a Liberal Arts Student

The McAnulty College of Liberal Arts highly encourages students to make the most of their time at Duquesne by gaining valuable out-of-the-classrooms experiences. Two ways to take advantage of some of the opportunities available to you as a student as through internships and study abroad.


Students at InternshipThe McAnulty College of Liberal Arts provides internship opportunities for its students both directly and in partnership with other organizations. The College awards credit for internships sponsored by academic departments in the College and internships arranged through partners in Pittsburgh, Washington, D.C., and London, England. Read the College's policies and procedures for internships to explore these options.

Career Services, located on the first floor of Rockwell Hall is a great resource for finding an internship, especially in Pittsburgh. Career Services can also help with resume and cover letter writing, interviewing techniques and preparation, and searching for an internship during your time at Duquesne. They offer many workshops and events throughout the academic year as well as individual appointments with a career counselor. In addition to their location in Rockwell Hall, Career Services has part time hours in the Liberal Arts' Advising Office in College Hall for students' convenience. 

Organizations where McAnulty College of Liberal Arts students have interned in the last few years include: PNC Bank, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC), Dick's Sporting Goods, Diocese of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh Police, Pittsburgh Pirates, Pittsburgh Penguins, Brunner, and Teach for America.

Hear from Raquel Muscioni and Julia Saunders on their experience of finding an internship as a liberal arts student.

Study Abroad

students in ItalyDo you want to see the world? Experience a new culture and way of life as a college student? There are many opportunities to do so if you attend Duquesne University. The Office of International Programs is the University Office that assists students in learning more about study abroad opportunities as well as assisting with accommodations to and from your destination.

Study abroad options include: Studying at Duquesne's Italian Campus in Rome, Studying at Duquesne's Dublin Campus in Ireland, as well as many other options for a semester-long experience. If you don't want to go for an entire semester you may travel a part of a spring breakaway trip or  a maymester experience,