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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: Conversation Partner

Department: ESL Program


Excellent English language skills; experience or interest in intercultural communication and providing support for English language learners.

Provides support services in the ESL Program as an in-class assistant and cultural informant; participate in Conversation Hours; Assist in planning and developing activities for ESL events.

How to Apply:
Contact Ms. Cynthia Lennox at lennox@duq.edu, or Ms. Kathy Lipecky at lipeckyf@duq.edu.

Annual Giving Intern, Programs

Department: Office of Annual Giving

Pay: $10/hour

Schedule: Anticipated Start Date of September 10, 2018 (negotiable). Internship is for full academic year with potential to extend for a second year should the candidate and supervisor desire. Intern is expected to work 10hr/week, between 8:30-4:30 Monday-Friday, as well as evening availability for student group meetings.

Requirements: The ideal candidate will be pursuing a career in non-profit or higher education development (fundraising). Majors that would be a good fit for this internship include: Corporate Communications, Integrated Marketing/Communications, Management, Sales, or other majors in Liberal Arts or Business combined with an interest in non-profit/higher education. Additional non-profit development and higher education administration training will be provided to the interested candidate.

Description: The Office of Annual Giving supports the mission of Duquesne University by raising funds to support students and on-campus programs from over 8,000 donors yearly. Primary activities include mass marketing appeals, the Duquesne Day of Giving, Spirit Crowdfunding, Philanthropy Awareness, Senior Giving and Leadership Annual Giving. The Office of Annual Giving works with alumni, parents, faculty and staff, students and friends to secure donations that enhance the Duquesne experience for our entire community.
The Annual Giving Intern, Programs reports to the Assistant Director, Annual Giving and is responsible for assisting in the development and management of an on-campus student group that is focused on cultivating an awareness and culture of philanthropy at Duquesne as well as for Duquesne's representation in Council for Advancement and Support of Education's Affiliated Student Advancement Programs group (CASE-ASAP).
(CASE-ASAP) is a national pre-professional organization for student philanthropy groups at Universities across the country. Membership in this group will provide excellent career experience and support and be an exceptional addition to your resume. In addition, the intern will have to the opportunity to attend a national CASE-ASAP conference that will include pre-professional development and national networking. Responsibilities include:

  • Work with Assistant Director on development of an on-campus, pre-professional student organization focused on Philanthropy awareness.
  • Assist in formation of group and recruitment of student members through on campus advertising, attendance at events such as the Duquesne Expo, coordination with academic departments and student life.
  • Assist in the planning and running of group meetings (must be in attendance at all group meetings).
  • Strategize and develop a calendar of Philanthropy education events to take place on campus over the course of the academic year.
  • Under supervision, coordinate annual employee giving campaign that happens in the spring via open enrollment.
  • Participate in CASE ASAP community with students from peer institutions to implement best practices, share ideas and strategies, and represent Duquesne in a positive manner.

How to Apply: Please submit a resume and cover letter to Allison Hannon at hannona@duq.edu.


Department: Athletic Department

Pay: TBD

Requirements: The Athletic Department is looking for peer tutors for the 2018-19 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: Spanish, French
Business: ANY BUSINESS COURSES- Business Statistics, Cost Accounting, Economics, Financial Courses, Intro to Marketing
Math: Calculus, Algebra, Statistics
Sciences: Biology, Organic Chemistry, Physics, Earth Sciences, Sociology
UCOR: ALL Writing Courses - Theological Views, Theological Ethics
Communication Courses: Any Courses in the Integrated Marketing/ Communication 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.