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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.

Center for Career Development

The Center for Career Development office posts openings from Pittsburgh companies and organizations who are looking for students for part-time internships and jobs.

To learn about job opportunities:

Parkhurst Dining Services

Offers food service and hospitality positions in:

  • Towers Cafeteria
  • Catering Department
  • The Incline
  • Campus Market
  • Chick-Fil-A
  • Starbucks
  • Cinco Cantina
  • The Red Ring Restaurant

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: Donor Engagement Intern

Department: Donor Engagement

Pay: $10.00/hour

Hours: 15 hours per week Summer Sessions
12 hours per week Fall and Spring Semesters

A Full-time Duquesne University student. Computer proficiency as well as excellent verbal and written skills required. Professionalism, discretion, integrity, and ethical conduct are expected.

Description:The Student Intern will gain experience with interacting with various departments and Alumni across campus. Including Administrators and staff. The student intern will enjoy a professional experience and will become a valued, integrated member of the donor engagement team. This position can provide an opportunity to earn academic credit through student internship as well as generous compensation. The incumbent will assist in the many facets of the department within University Advancement and the meaningful and challenging work that takes place within its day to day operations. The intern will assist with the following:

  • Collaborate with the Assistant Director in the planning, implementation, and execution of remote Presidential, Dean, & Athletic events for Alumni and Parents and the many details in which these entail.
  • Set-up post event evaluations and prepare data for coding.
  • Learn the logistics of travel coordination and travel itinerary preparation.
  • Assist in the facilitation of customized campus visits.
  • Negotiate contracts with vendors for equipment rentals, entertainment, and other tchotchkes that are needed.
  • Assistance with coordinating on campus events.
  • Will gain experience with I Modules, Banner, Excel, and several other programs. (Training will be provided).
  • Research and develop new ways to cultivate and engage Alumni.

There are times when general office assistance will be needed with:

  • Answering phone calls, responding to general emails, and processing incoming mail
  • Coordinating work-study students to assist with large mailing projects
  • Other duties as assigned

How to Apply: All interested students should submit a cover letter and resume to contos@duq.edu.

Office Assistant

Department: CTS

Pay: $8.00/hour

Requirements: Must be a Duquesne University Student.

Description: Duties include answering phones, processing mail, filing, errands, copying, receptionist duties.

How to Apply: Come to the HR office during walk-in hours.

Graduate Assistant - Part-Time Program Assistant

Department: Center For African Studies

Pay: customized combination of tuition credits and an hourly wage (6 credits tuition per semester and $12/hour) or only hourly wages ($22/hour)


  • Hourly requirements are 20 hours per week in office for 32 weeks (academic year)
  • Excellent writing, planning, organizational and communication skills
  • Fluency and willingness to use DU website software in updating and managing websites and social media
  • Competence in Microsoft Word, Excel, Web browsers, e-mail software
  • Ability to work effectively with a wide array of university constituents and with external community partners
  • Ability and willingness to contribute actively to the Mission and to respect the Spiritan Catholic identity of Duquesne University. The mission is implemented through a commitment to academic excellence, a spirit of service, moral and spiritual values, sensitivity to world concerns, and an ecumenical campus community

Description:The Part-Time Program Assistant supports the administrative, academic and program responsibilities of the Center through directly assigned duties. The ideal candidate will possess some combination of: conversancy with resources in African Studies and Global Studies; communication and interpersonal skills necessary to execute CAS initiatives; work experience overseeing multiple time-sensitive projects; ability to maintain the CAS website and social media platforms; ability to recruit students; availability for evening and weekend CAS events.

ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLES OF WORK (This list is neither absolute nor restrictive, but indicates approximate duties and responsibilities, which may be redefined pursuant to operational needs.):

  • Regularly maintain and update the Center's website and social media platforms
  • Work with the Center's team to help create, plan, advertise and implement Center activities
  • Communicate effectively and in a timely manner on behalf of CAS with a wide range of University constituents and external community partners
  • Present the Center's programs to students in classes, at university recruitment events and tabling
  • Assist the Center's staff as directed
  • Assist the Director as assigned

How to Apply: Please submit a letter describing your qualifications for the position, along with a copy of your resume to: Dr. Gerald Boodoo, Director, Center for African Studies, 600 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15282. Materials may be submitted by e-mail to boodoog@duq.edu.


Department: Athletic Department

Pay: TBD

Requirements: The Athletic Department is looking for peer tutors for the 2017-18 school year. Applicants are assessed for interpersonal skills, trainability, course content knowledge, and ability to commit to the training program. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis throughout the year. It is a requirement that you have no less than an A or A- in any course you wish to tutor.
Areas in need of tutors:
Languages: French
Business: Business Statistics, Cost Accounting, Economics, Financial Course
Math- Calculus, Algebra, Statistics
Sciences- Biology, Organic Chemistry, Physics, Earth Sciences, Sociology
UCOR- Writing Courses

Description: Tutors provide individual and small group tutoring sessions in subjects the tutor has attained a grade of A- or better. The purpose of tutoring is to assist student athletes in developing appropriate learning attitudes, behaviors, and understanding of content material. The tutor position is a paid position. If you have are a recent graduate or graduate student at Duquesne University you may also apply for this position.

  1. Participate in the required tutor preparation workshop and training for certification
  2. Work with student athletes to create tutor session appointments based on need and want
  3. Complete all tutor verification forms after each session
  4. Turn in all timesheets bi-weekly
  5. Meet with tutor coordinator periodically as check-in for both tutor and tutees
  6. Adhere to NCAA/Duquesne University Ethical and Academic Integrity Standards

How to Apply: After applications are received and reviewed, interviews will be scheduled. The interview will assess interpersonal skills; discuss academic and expectations of the role of tutor for the Athletic Department. Email cover letter and resume to Vanessa Webb to webbv2@duq.edu.