Fresh Thinking for a Bright Future
Working with government and community partners, Duquesne University supports entrepreneurs, attracts new industry, and brings together research, infrastructure and investment to generate new ideas and solutions in the Greater Pittsburgh region. We're inspiring community growth and innovation through key programs and partnerships including:
- Duquesne University Small Business Development Center
- Center for Excellence in Entrepreneurship
- Institute for Sustainable Business Innovation
- Technology Transfer
As a pillar of the Uptown neighborhood of Pittsburgh, Duquesne is committed to playing a pivotal role in supporting new and growing businesses, as well as creating opportunities for existing residents. Through leadership in the Uptown Task Force, our faculty, staff, and students are committed to implementing a EcoInnovation District Plan that seeks improve the environment, support the needs of existing residents, and expand entrepreneurship and job growth.
Additionally, the University proudly partners with the Allegheny Conference on Community Development, Visit Pittsburgh and Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership in order to ensure that our region continues to thrive.
Access our Talent
Duquesne students also provide a constant and reliable source of talent to regional and national employers. As bright, well-rounded problem-solvers who value authenticity, our students are career ready and committed to providing solutions for your organization. Duquesne's Center for Career Development offers many ways for employers to engage with our talented students through:
- On-campus recruiting
- Diversity recruitment initiatives
- Job fairs
- Job postings
- Student development programs such as resume review, speaker panels, mock interviews and job search workshops