Welcome Back to the Bluff!

The Center for Career Development is excited to offer support and engagement opportunities to our valued alumni. Alumni Job Seekers are welcome to take advantage of our full range of services enjoyed by students, free of charge. Alumni who are looking to support current students can volunteer as an individual or an employer partner. No matter where you are in your career journey, the Center for Career Development is here to support you.

We invite you to save the date for the Spring 2023 Career Fair, planned for February 15th. Employer registration will open on November 15th, and more information on Candidate Registration will be available in January 2023.

Alumni Job Seekers

The Center for Career Development is here to serve our alumni free of charge, throughout their lives. We encourage you to take advantage of the resources and services outlined below.

These appointments allow you a space to refresh your skills in the areas of interviewing and resume/cover letter review, and discuss strategies related to the job search and networking. You can schedule an appointment with your Career Consultant (virtually or in person) by visiting Handshake.


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This platform, exclusive for Duquesne students and alumni, allows you the chance to connect with former classmates, mentor a student, or expand your network to advance your career. Create your free account with LinkedIn credentials or an email address at DukesConnect.com.



Schedule a 1:1 career consultation, register for events, and search for jobs, all in one place! You will need to create an account if you did not have one as a student. Please call 412.396.6644 with any questions.  


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Big Interview is an on-demand online interview platform allows you to prepare for in person or virtual interviews from the comfort of your home. You can create your free account with your Duquesne University email address.


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A wide variety of events and workshops are offered throughout the year. Each one is focused on enhancing the professional knowledge of our students and alumni. Additionally, a number of career fairs are offered to assist in the search for full-time and part-time work.


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Questions about our services? Contact the Center for Career Development at 412-396-6644 or careerdevelopment@duq.edu

Alumni Volunteers

Career Champions are alumni and parents who recognize the talent, skills, and level of excellence that Duquesne University students possess. DU Career Champions take an active interest in helping students achieve their career goals.

Join DukesConnect to volunteer time as a mentor or offer advice to current students or fellow alumni. Additionally, you can enjoy the benefits of this exclusive virtual networking platform including the member directory to reconnect with former classmates.   



Identify internships and/or jobs in your company or the organizations in which you belong. These opportunities can be posted on Handshake for students and alumni to access. We also invite you to participate in on campus recruitment events like our biannual Career Fair. Alternatively, you can connect us to your employer by providing us with contact information of those who recruit candidates.


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Contribute to students' professional development through workshops, panel presentations, networking, and mock interviewsAdditionally, you can support your academic school by participating in school-specific events and programs.                            


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If you have questions, please contact the Associate Director of Alumni Career Networks, Martin Black, at blackm1@duq.edu or Director of Volunteer Programs, Jamie Steel, at steelj2@duq.edu. 


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