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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:

  • Visit DuqCareerLink
  • Visit Career Services for individual consultations and advice in Rockwell Hall Commons, Suite 100.
  • Call 412.396.6644 with questions

Parkhurst Dining Services

Offers food service and hospitality positions in:

  • Towers Cafeteria
  • Options Café
  • The Incline
  • 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 Accounting Assistant - Part-Time

DEPARTMENT: Small Business Development Center (SBDC)


REQUIREMENTS:Prefer an Undergraduate or graduate Accounting Major. 15-20 hours per week during daytime working hours (M-F).

DESCRIPTION: The SBDC is a Duquesne University center funded primarily by government and other grants. The student assists the SBDC accountant with recording and tracking expenses, reconciling internal accounting records with the university's system accounts, ordering supplies, reconciling credit card expenses and statements, assist in preparation of financial reports and invoices, assist with form preparation, and conduct other activities as requested. The successful candidate will be an accounting student, in either the Bachelor's or Master's degree programs in Accounting. This position requires excellent administrative and organizational skills, and proficiency with utilizing Microsoft software packages (Excel, Word, Access, PowerPoint), ability to perform work with efficiency and accuracy, ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with SBDC and university staff.

HOW TO APPLY: Please send resume and letter of interest to Dr. Mary McKinney, mckinney@duq.edu.

Circulation Student Assistant (CAs)


PAY: $7.50/hour

REQUIREMENTS: Candidates must be able to work the following weekly schedule until the Exams Period when a new schedule will be determined:

Must be able to work a weekly schedule of both Tuesdays 7:30am-12:30pm, AND Thursdays 12pm-5pm, until the Thanksgiving Break

DESCRIPTION: Circulation Student Assistants (CAs) are responsible for providing continuous library coverage of the Circulation Desk. Duties also include charging/discharging library materials and participating in the stack maintenance program, and research assistance. Circulation Staff assist patrons in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to:
• Circulation -
o Assists in charging and discharging library materials to patrons with proper identification
o Makes sure that books are sensitized when checked in, and desensitized when checked out
o Has a knowledge of library rules and policies regarding circulation issues such as reserve material loan periods and renewal limits
• Stack Maintenance -
o Routinely checks reserve materials to ensure that they are shelved properly
o Shelves books and participates in the shelf reading program
• Information -
o Practices phone etiquette when answering the phone
o Provides library information to patrons asking about library hours, directions, library material locations, etc...
o Assists patrons with using SOLCAT, the online catalog
• Greeter -
o Greets patrons in a courteous and friendly manner
o Is available and prepared to assist patrons as they enter the Center
• Instructional -
o Provide one-on-one instruction on the use of SOLCAT, the on-line catalog, and other electronic resources
o Recommend and assist patrons in the use of both print and electronic legal research resources
• Directional -
o Aid patrons in locating library materials
o Aid patrons in locating legal information through a variety of print and electronic mediums
• Referral -
o When appropriate, refer patrons to other libraries (Including the Allegheny County Law Library), University Offices, or off-campus agencies for information and/or services
• Resources-
o Under the supervision of a Reference Librarian, prepare legal research pathfinders, reference tools and research guides

Candidates must have the following knowledge, skills and abilities:
• Knowledge of the Center's Webpage
• Knowledge of the Center's online catalog, SOLCAT
• Knowledge of the Center's layout and personnel
• Knowledge of office policies and rules of conduct
• Must be punctual
• Ability to interact courteously and effectively with a diverse clientele
• Familiarity with most current version of Windows
• Familiarity with the faculty reserve and other reserve materials such as nutshells, case books and horn books
• Ability to work independently following established procedures
• Customer service experience desirable
• Must be flexible to work from the start of school until the last day of exams
• Must have the physical ability to move book carts and lift materials
• Word processing experience is required
• Will be required to work all the hours the Center is open for operation

HOW TO APPLY: If you're interested in this position please contact Chuck Sprowls at sprowlsc@duq.edu. Please include your D Number and 16 digit ID number when applying.

Temporary Spanish-English Research Assistant

PAY: This position offers a stipend and will be discussed during the interview for this position.

REQUIREMENTS: MA student but preferably someone who is enrolled as a Ph.D. student.

DESCRIPTION: We are seeking a Spanish-English bilingual RA to work approximately a few hours per week. The schedule is flexible in terms of hours/days and the primary responsibility will be to assist with the development of an online survey. The survey is currently in English and we will be translating it into Spanish. The online survey is in Qualtrics, and while familiarity with Qualtrics is beneficial, it is not a requirement. It is necessary that the applicant be comfortable working with computer programs and online applications. Other applicant qualities include good written and verbal skills, willingness to be a team member, and ability to work independently. We anticipate the position will last approximately 2 months, but an extension may be possible.

HOW TO APPLY: If you are interested in this position please contact Dr. M. Clara Kreis at kreisk@duq.edu.

CCME Grad Staff

DEPARTMENT: Spiritan Campus Ministry


Must undergo six one-hour training sessions throughout the fall semester. This job requires a great deal of multitasking and decisions making skills. Occasionally, changes in the week's schedule occur at the request of the community partners. It is up to the staffers to resolve these issues on site for the group's benefit on the experience.


• Facilitate 4 pre-trip meetings with students in the Spring Semester
• All pre-trip logistics, training, and pre-trip meetings will be prepared by a Spiritan Campus Ministry employee prior to the experience and details for each experience will be shared with the appropriate staffers. CCME staffers are solely responsible for what occurs on their respective trip and facilitating pre-trip meetings.
• Responsible for managing the Crowdfunding websites for your specific trip. (This includes updates and reminder emails to the group).
• While staffing the Cross-Cultural Mission Experience, responsibilities include: general logistics (car rentals, shuttling students to service sites, grocery shopping, meal planning, tracking spending etc.), working with and facilitating ongoing relationship with community partners, facilitating group reflections/ prayer time, conflict resolution and balancing group dynamic.
• Be open and available for individual or group processing and conversation with students on the CCME. It is imperative that discretion is used and information discussed during these conversations is not to be shared unless a student may be a harm to themselves or someone else or student gives permission to share.
• No alcohol or illegal substances are to be consumed during the trip.

www.duq.edu/life-at-duquesne/spiritan-campus-ministry/community-engagement/cross-cultural-mission-experiences/grad-staff-job-description. For more information, please email Fr. Bill Christy or Kate Lecci.

Women's Rowing - Graduate Assistant (2016-2018)

DEPARTMENT: Athletics Department

PAY: $8,000 stipend, books

REQUIREMENTS: The position is 12 month/year (2 year position), 18 credits per academic year. Bachelor's Degree and acceptance into a graduate program at Duquesne University. Collegiate rowing experience, preferably at the Division I level. Working knowledge of NCAA rules. Prior coaching experience at any level (youth, collegiate, or masters) is not required, but is preferred. Demonstrated ability to drive a safety launch or willingness and comfort level to learn. Current certifications in CPR/First Aid and successful completion of necessary background checks is required.

DESCRIPTION: Duquesne University is seeking a qualified candidate for a graduate assistantship in the women's rowing program. The successful candidate must demonstrate strong organizational skills and ability to communicate effectively with student-athletes, coaching staff, parents, and the University community. Responsibilities include the recruiting of qualified student-athletes, coaching, travel administration and all other duties assigned by the head coach. Flexibility to work non-traditional hours and weekends is essential.

HOW TO APPLY: Please submit a resume, cover letter, and three references to Joseph Setting, Head Women's Rowing coach at settingj@duq.edu.