Dive into internships that offer invaluable real-world experience and skills development, collaborating with leading tech companies, research institutions and startups. Immerse yourself in a vibrant community by joining clubs like the Pi Mu Epsilon, Computer Science Club or Women in STEM, where you can participate in networking events, workshops and collaborative projects alongside like-minded peers. Expand your horizons through our study abroad programs, exploring international cultures and gaining global insights in math and computer science.

Whether you are just beginning college or are approaching graduation, the Center for Career Development can help you explore careers, assess the right major for your career plans, gain experience and develop job-search skills. 

Summer Research Opportunities

The Summer Undergraduate Research Program (URP) offers paid summer opportunities for students to gain vital research experience in STEM fields. The program spans 10 weeks, from May 20 to July 26, 2024, and encompasses research, community engagement, seminars, ethics education, and concludes with a research symposium.

Student Organizations

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Computer Science Club

The Computer Science Club offers students a platform to enhance their understanding of computer science through engaging extracurricular activities. Students participate in hackathons, competitions, and informative workshops led by industry professionals.

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The D.U.Quark is a dynamic student-run scientific publication and a proud part of our vibrant campus Publication Board. Whether you're a seasoned science major or exploring a different field, you're invited to join a community where students take the editorial reins. Dive into science communication, gain hands-on experience, and sharpen your skills in writing, editing, and publishing – all while making your mark in the world of science and health.

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Pi Mu Epsilon

Pi Mu Epsilon stands as a distinguished math honor society committed to the advancement of mathematics and the acknowledgment of students who excel in the pursuit of mathematical mastery.

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Expand Your Horizons

Study Abroad Opportunities

Take advantage of the opportunity to participate in BSME (Budapest Semesters in Mathematics Education) and BSM (Budapest Semesters in Mathematics) to explore math like never before! Experience the renowned Hungarian teaching methods firsthand and learn how to bring them into your own classroom. BSME is one of the top study abroad programs for math education. Learn more and apply.

At Duquesne University, you can explore study abroad programs that offer fresh insights into your major, empowering you with the perspective to elevate your impact within your profession and the communities it serves. Our study abroad options range from Maymester and semester-long programs to summer experiences, including Duquesne in Rome and Duquesne in Dublin. Discover how you can finance your study abroad journey and explore upcoming travel opportunities today.

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Internship Opportunities

Explore internships that provide hands-on experience and invaluable skills with top-tier tech companies, esteemed research institutions, and dynamic startups. Our department prides itself on cultivating strong partnerships with an wide array of organizations, ensuring you access to a rich tapestry of internship opportunities. Translate your classroom learnings into real-world applications, and prepare or a successful career ahead. Notable recent internship placements include:

  • Highmark, Inc.
  • Lockheed Martin
  • PNC Financial Services
  • St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
  • University of Colorado
  • UPMC
  • SoftWriters, Inc
  • ThinQ.TV
  • Diamond Kinetics
  • PSI Metals- North America Inc.
  • AARP Foundation
  • Astrobotic Technology
  • U.S. Department of State, U. S. Embassy Port-au-prince, Haiti
  • Management Science Associates
  • Mylan Inc.
  • Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth
  • Invision Tech
  • Oracle India
  • Army Corps of Engineers
  • Bechtel Plant Machinery

Academic Associations

Association for Computing Machinery

The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) is the world's largest educational and scientific computing society. ACM has professional and student chapters offering seminars, lectures, learning forums and networking opportunities with peers and experts across the computing spectrum.

Mathematical Association of America

The Mathematics Association of America (MAA) is a community of mathematicians, students and enthusiasts. Student MAA members receive online subscriptions to all MAA journals, in addition to member discounts. Undergraduate mathematics students at Duquesne participate in the Putnam Competition yearly. To prepare for this competition, students are encouraged to enroll in MATH 340 Problem Solving Seminar.

Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics

The Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) is an international community of 14,500+ individual members. Almost 500 academic, manufacturing, research and development, service and consulting organizations, government and military organizations worldwide are institutional members. At SIAM, they value students and want to broaden their educational and career opportunities. SIAM offers many ways for students to get involved.


Hear From A Student

"The internship experiences within the Math and Computer Science program have provided me with a deeper understanding of professionalism and how my skills align within that setting."

Zachery Strennen
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Rachael Miller Neilan, Ph.D.

Department Chair, Professor

Mathematics and Computer Science

Rachael Neilan