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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: Graduate Assistant

DEPARTMENT: Training and Development, Office of Human Resource Management

PAY: $12.00/hour plus tuition assistance for 6 graduate credits in fall 2015 semester and 6 graduate credits for spring 2016 semester. Work schedule is flexible but will consist of 20 hours per week.


The successful candidate will be a full-time graduate student during the 2015-2016 academic year and have an educational background in Instructional Design and Technology, Human Resources, Organizational Behavior, Education or closely related field of study.

Experience with training/instructional design with focus on adult learning theory is very helpful. Alternately, the candidate may possess 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: In-depth knowledge and ability using multimedia software, Microsoft products; knowledge of adult learning theories and experience working with adult learners; learning management systems experience preferred; excellent presentation skills; excellent organizational, time management, and analytical skills; demonstrated exceptional oral and written communication skills; ability to function independently in a multi-task environment, as well as part of a team; experience preparing training documentation for end users using various delivery modes (digital, and print); knowledge of data retrieval methods; experience using various tools to deliver materials in various formats (on the web, in print, in the classroom); excellent customer service skills and orientation; ability to work well with the campus community, such as faculty, managers, directors, all level of employees and vendors; ability to work with considerable independence; experience in project management; and experience with Cognos or other report-writing tool.


  • The Graduate Assistant will assist with various training activities including designing, developing and presenting various employee training programs, in the classroom and within an online course management tool. Training may include, but is not limited to the areas of technology, policy and compliance and soft skills. Work schedule is flexible, but will consist of 20 hours per week.
  • Assists in conducting needs assessment to identify performance gaps, new employee development needs and recommends training delivery methods accordingly.
  • Develops training materials and assessments for both classroom and web-based learning opportunities to ensure transfer of learning, students' mastery of course materials, and training effectiveness.
  • Schedules and prepares the physical setup, and presents appropriate classroom training workshops.
  • Assists with the development and maintenance of recommended position training.
  • Develops and updates course content and synchronizes learning curriculum to defined learning objectives.
  • Evaluates learning of students; recommends remedial training as needed.
  • Converts existing instructor-led classroom material to an online or blended delivery format using the DU Blackboard course management system.
  • Coordinates training program entry into the online course management tool.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.

HOW TO APPLY: Interested candidates should email letter of interest, resume and reference page to valentj@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