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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.

Career Services

The Career Services 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
  • Options Café
  • Off-Ramp
  • Short Stop
  • Take 10
  • Starbucks
  • Red Ring

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: Summer Educational Programs Intern

DEPARTMENT: Career Services

PAY: $10.00/hour

REQUIREMENTS: Prefer uppclass or graduate student. Communications, English, Education or Journalism majors preferred. 


  • Provide support for coordination, communications, and record-keeping for the Professional Development Certificate programs in cooperation with the School of Business and the School of Liberal Arts.
  • Provide support for coordination of Careers Services' educational programs, events, and outreach including event logistics and staffing. 
  • Assist Career Counselors with the review and approval of student resumes uploaded to DuqConnection.
  • Serve as a member of the Career Services' Educational Programs Team and provide support to implementation of the team's goals.
  • Write text for student communication pieces including electronic newsletters and email messages.
  • Assist with updating content for the Career Services' web site and social media sites.
  • Present career-related topics to student organizations as requested.
  • Provide one-on-one resume reviews for students as needed.
  • Assist with data collection and reporting including online surveys and focus groups.
  • Other duties as assigned.

HOW TO APPLY: Interested Candidates email letter of interest, resume and reference page to careerservices@duq.edu.

POSITION: Multimedia and Marketing Intern (Fall 2015)

DEPARTMENT: Career Services

PAY: $10.00/hour

QUALIFICATIONS: Junior or Senior currently enrolled at Duquesne University; Experience with Mac; Proficient in shooting and editing video content utilizing Premiere Pro editing software; Demonstrated skill in design of print and electronic media using desktop publishing software including Adobe In Design, Adobe Illustrator, and Adobe Photoshop; Strong writing and editing skills; Microsoft Office applications; excellent customer service skills; experience managing multiple projects and deadlines; experience with social media.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Graduate student, Junior or Senior currently enrolled in the Journalism and Multimedia Arts department; experience planning and coordinating events; using social media as a comprehensive marketing tool.


  • Edit video footage using Adobe Premier Pro; operate video camera and equipment; shoot on-site video with alumni and employers; post photos to Facebook.
  • Design marketing and promotional materials for Career Services programs, services, and events including posters, monitor slides, etc..; utilize desktop publishing software including, Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop.
  • Take photos and video at Career Services events and maintain photo database.
  • Serve as a member of the Career Services Marketing Team and provide support to implementation of the department's marketing plan.
  • Collaborate with the Event and Communication Coordinator on social media marketing
  • Work as part of a team with other interns and student aides
  • Through staffing of the front desk on a regular basis, become familiar with the services and resources (e.g., DuqConnection data base) in order to be able to promote them to students via weekly Career Cart on campus.
  • Following training, be able to provide useful career-related information to students, via the weekly Career Cart outreach program and outreach events, on resumes, internships and job search, etc.
  • Promote Career Services by speaking at student organization's meetings
  • Provide support for coordination of Career Services programs and events including event logistics and staffing.
  • Assist with data collection and reporting including online surveys and focus groups.
  • Assist with administrative work as assigned.
  • Other duties as assigned.

This position is approved for academic credit, if desired.

HOURS: Work hours are flexible around student schedules. We require that intern meets his or her project deadlines as agreed upon by supervisor. The internship is fifteen (15) to twenty (20) hours per week.
Note: intern cannot be simultaneously employed by another office on Campus.

HOW TO APPLY: Apply by emailing resume to Coralyn McCauley, Marketing Team Leader, mccaulec@duq.edu

Or, if you have already created your DuqConnection profile and have an approved resume in that system you may apply through Career Services' DuqConnection http://duq.experience.com/cso/home