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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

Title: Donor Engagement Intern

Job Number: TBD
Rate of pay: $10.00 per hour

Department: Donor Engagement

Supervisor: Stacie Bastine Conto


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.

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.
• Assistance with coordinating on campus events
• Partnering with the Office of Research to assist in managing event details.
• Will gain experience with I Modules, Banner, Excel, and several other programs. (Training will be provided)

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

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.

Hours: 15 Hours per week summer sessions
12 hours per work week. Fall and Spring Semester's
May 2019-May 2021 (Negotiable)
All interested students should submit a cover letter and resume to contos@duq.ed

Position: Tutor

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.

Position: Part-Time Animal Caretaker 

Salary: $12/hour

Location: Animal Care Facility

Position Status: Part-time Hours: up to 25hrs/week*

Position Number: 593 Open Date: May 7, 2019

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt Notes: Accepting Resumes

Description: This is a responsible position that attends to the daily physical operations of the animal care facility, assuming an important role in understanding and following the federal regulations for the care and use of animals in research. Reports directly to the Manager of the Animal Care Facility. *Work on Saturdays and Sundays, additional days Monday-Friday, and holidays is required.

1. Essential job duties include animal welfare assessments, animal husbandry, monitoring environmental parameters and record keeping.
2. Cleans, disinfects, and restocks procedure rooms, corridors, and support rooms in the animal care facility. Assists with cage cleaning, dusting, and floor washing in all rooms.
3. Operates cage washer and laundry machines.
4. Removes trash from the facility.
5. Performs other related duties as assigned.
6. Must have the ability to lift 40lbs.

REQUIREMENTS: The successful candidate will have earned a high school diploma and some previous experience in animal husbandry is preferred, but not necessary. General knowledge of principles and acceptable practices involved with animal research and animal welfare is desired or any equivalent combination of experience and training, which provides the knowledge, skills and abilities required to perform the essential job functions. This includes, but is not limited to, the following: ability to work independently, as well as with researchers, students, vendors, and administrators; ability to handle and maintain strict confidentiality of sensitive and confidential information; and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the University Community. Applicants must also be willing to contribute actively to the University 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.

How to Apply: Qualified individuals may apply for this position by submitting a letter of interest and resume to butlerbd@duq.edu