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Employment Opportunities – No Work Study Award Required

Jobs may be available with the following organizations and departments on campus.  Work study awards are not required for these positions.  Please note the specific application instructions for each area.

Career Services

The Career Services office posts openings from Pittsburgh companies and organizations who are looking for students for part-time internships and jobs.

To learn about job opportunities:

Parkhurst Dining Services

Offers food service and hospitality positions in:

  • Towers Cafeteria
  • Options Café
  • Off-Ramp
  • Short Stop
  • Take 10
  • Starbucks
  • Red Ring

Stop by the Duquesne Dining office in 318 Student Union for an application.

Barnes & Noble Bookstore

Offers part-time retail positions.

Stop by the bookstore to pick up an application. To apply call 412.434.6626

On Campus No Work Study Required Positions

POSITION: Student Training Assistant

DEPARTMENT: Small Business Development Center

DESCRIPTION: Develop and implement the delivery of training programs and seminars for the small business community and represent the SBDC at training events and community functions.

Hours: Semester hours: 15 - 20 (per week)


Specific duties include the following:

 Assist with the planning, organizing and implementing of SBDC training programs. Duties include: planning of schedules, selection of topics, speakers, and co-sponsors; coordination of program logistics; planning and implementing marketing, promotional and public relations activities.

 Responsible for maintaining and entering program attendee information into the program database. This database generates information for all programs, including attendee check in list, nametags and payment info.

 Responsible for providing bi-weekly status reports to Training Manager pertaining to ongoing training programs including information on deliverable hours planned and completed, expenses, current finance and budget status, and direct marketing dates.

 Responsible for maintaining training program files which include: funding source deliverable reports, registration and attendee information, handout materials and budgets.

 Responsible for interacting with Budget Administrator to plan budgets, deposit registration fees, and maintain income statements.

 Assist with the marketing of programs to clients.

 Assist the Front Desk staff as well as consultants with any projects as requested.


 Proficiency with Office 2010 - Powerpoint, Word, Excel, Publisher, Access
 Excellent verbal and written communication skills
 Excellent organizational and analytical abilities and experience in preparing detailed reports
 Detail-oriented work ethic
 Available mornings (Tue, Wed, & Thurs 8-10 am) and possibly summers

HOW TO APPLY: Send your resume and cover letter to Christine Hughes at hughesc@duq.edu

POSITION: Student Clerical/Office Assistant

DEPARTMENT: Small Business Development Center

HOURS PER WEEK: 20 hours per week


The clerical work includes the skilled operation of a PC and applicable computer software. This position serves as the first point of contact by the public with the Small Business Development Center.


 Receiving clients and providing them with the essentials prior to meeting (beverage, coat removal, etc.);
 Responsible for office communication, including answering telephone, taking and forwarding voice mail requests, logging request for service (641) and seminar registrations, distributing and forwarding general SBDC email requests to appropriate staff, etc.;
 Opening, sorting and distributing mail for SBDC staff;
 Communication with other University departments as needed;
 Assist consulting and training staffs with data entry and standard correspondence (i.e. engagement letters, closing letters, confirmation letters to speakers and seminar attendees);
 Participate in filing, monthly form updating, copying, errand running on and off campus, seminar mailings, monthly reports and other projects as requested;
 Other duties as assigned.


 Computer proficiency, specifically Word and Windows software; Web Design and Social Media expertise helpful.
 Excellent written and oral skills, including an excellent knowledge of business English, spelling, and arithmetic;
 Ability to work independently on responsible and confidential assignments;
 Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, University personnel, and SBDC visitors.

HOW TO APPLY: Send your resume and cover letter to Dr. Mary McKinney at mckinney@duq.edu