Prepared for Anything

Ask any graduating Duquesne senior how they feel about the next step in their lives and you'll hear the same answer: "Prepared." 

We'll make sure you have the professional confidence, impressive experience and powerful networks you need to get a running start on a meaningful career. 

Duquesne's Center for Career Development

Whether you are a student just beginning college or a Duquesne University graduate, the Center for Career Development is here to support you at every stage of your professional journey. We help students and alumni explore careers, connect with employers, and develop professional and job search skills through programs, events, and one-on-one career counseling. 

Throughout your professional life, we'll always be in your corner. The relationships you make here—with your peers, faculty, and the entire Duquesne family—are supportive inspiring and never stop giving.

Graduate Outcomes

This Graduate Outcomes Survey comprised students who graduated in August 2020, December 2020 and May 2021.

91%career outcomes rate

Individuals reported being employed, continuing education, completing volunteer service, or serving in the military.

73%of those continuing education reported they will attend Duquesne University.

75%had one or more career-related internships

For our students, the average number of internship experiences reported was 3.

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Female employer and female student talking at a Career Fair.

Save the Date! Spring 2023 Career Fair

The Spring 2023 Career Fair is scheduled for Wednesday, February 15th in the Duquesne Union Ballroom from 12:00pm-4:00pm. Employer registration opens on Handshake November 15.

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Hear from Students and Alumni

Graduate posing in her Duquesne commencement regalia.

I would recommend [the Center for Career Development] because they care deeply about the future careers of all Duquesne students.

Kaylee Russman '22

I began utilizing DukesConnect to network with fellow Dukes and it's been so much more than a social network for me, it's been a lifeline! Not only have I connected with alumni and Career Center staff, but it's great for virtually networking during these crazy times with events such as Coffee and Connections or Dining with Dukes. If you're not utilizing this resource, sign up now!

Heather Paytas '00

Let's Connect.

We are excited to connect with you, our valued students, alumni, and employers, to determine how we can best support you.

Center for Career Development

Schedule an appointment with a Career Consultant