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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:

  • Visit DuqCareerLink
  • Visit Career Services for individual consultations and advice in Rockwell Hall Commons, Suite 100.
  • Call 412.396.6644 with questions

Parkhurst Dining Services

Offers food service and hospitality positions in:

  • Towers Cafeteria
  • Options Café
  • The Incline
  • 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

Lab Assistant


PAY: $12.50/hour

REQUIREMENTS: Graduate or upper level, part time student needed. Must be available Mon-Fri for 4-5 hours per day.

DESCRIPTION: This candidate will assist the lab manager with the following duties: Laboratory prep and cleaning, clerical assignments such as filing, typing, and delivering packages, animal and plant care, general cleaning. Candidate must be prompt and reliable, have the ability to work independently, anticipate needs, and to perform duties without constant supervision and have an outgoing personality with the ability to interact with many different types of people.

HOW TO APPLY: Contact Kim Nath at nath@duq.edu or 412-396-1129.

CCME Grad Staff

DEPARTMENT: Spiritan Campus Ministry


Must undergo six one-hour training sessions throughout the fall semester. This job requires a great deal of multitasking and decisions making skills. Occasionally, changes in the week's schedule occur at the request of the community partners. It is up to the staffers to resolve these issues on site for the group's benefit on the experience.


• Facilitate 4 pre-trip meetings with students in the Spring Semester
• All pre-trip logistics, training and pre-trip meetings will be prepared by a Spiritan Campus Ministry employee prior to the experience and details for each experience will be shared with the appropriate staffers. CCME staffers are solely responsible for what occurs on their respective trip and facilitating pre-trip meetings.
• Responsible for managing the Crowdfunding websites for your specific trip. (This includes updates and reminder emails to the group).
• While staffing the Cross-Cultural Mission Experience, responsibilities include: general logistics (car rentals, shuttling students to service sites, grocery shopping, meal planning, tracking spending etc.), working with and facilitating ongoing relationship with community partners, facilitating group reflections/ prayer time, conflict resolution and balancing group dynamic.
• Be open and available for individual or group processing and conversation with students on the CCME. It is imperative that discretion is used and information discussed during these conversations is not to be shared unless a student may be a harm to themselves or someone else or student gives permission to share.
• No alcohol or illegal substances are to be consumed during the trip.

www.duq.edu/life-at-duquesne/spiritan-campus-ministry/community-engagement/cross-cultural-mission-experiences/grad-staff-job-description. For more information, please email Fr. Bill Christy or Kate Lecci.

POSITION: Human Resources Intern

DEPARTMENT: Office of Human Resource Management

PAY: $12.00/hour

REQUIREMENTS: The position is 11 hours per week.

DESCRIPTION: The Office of Human Resources is seeking a student with an upperclassman status in Accounting or Finance to assist with accounting and audit activities specific to Human Resource processing; Candidate will participate in daily, biweekly and project based audits. Candidate will provide general office assistance and project assistance as needed. Proficiency using Microsoft Office Suite and other related software. Candidate will possess high standards of professionalism, integrity, and ethical conduct.

HOW TO APPLY: Interested students should submit a cover letter and resume to Kathy Jaczesko, jaczesko@duq.edu.

Student Accounting Analyst

Controller's Office


Full-time student status (graduate or under-graduate); Sophomore and Upper classman status in Accounting, Finance, or other related Business majors preferred; College Work-Study award is preferred. Student Accounting Analysts will have the opportunity to 11 hours per week during the Academic year. Any deviation to the schedule must be discussed with your supervisor in advance. knowledge of GAAP is a must. Proficiency using Microsoft Office Suite and other related software is essential. High standards of professionalism, integrity, and ethical conduct are expected, as well as adherence to the University Mission Statement.


Assist the Property Accounting Department:
• Contact other departments so as to locate, tag, and photograph new assets
• Collect information to update the Fixed Asset Module of the Banner ERP System
• Prepare capital projects packets
• Participate in physical inventory counts

Assist in the preparation of the University's Annual 990 and 990T Tax Return:
• Reconcile Profit Reports submitted by Fund Raising Managers to the University's Operating Ledger. Correspond with Fund Raising Managers to resolve any differences.
• Analyze foreign activity: business travel to foreign countries, wires to foreign countries, and financial aid to students studying abroad.
• Perform clerical tasks such as making labels for dividers, setting up binders with appropriate tabs, filing reports in alphabetic order, and scanning documents to facilitate the presentation of workpapers.

Assist with Annuity Accounting:
• Assist in issuance of weekly payments to annuitants
• Maintain the database of active annuitants
• Perform research on annuitants

Assist the Accounting Analysts:
• Generate Cognos reports
• Complete special projections
• Formulate variance analyses
• Download and analyze bank reports
• Assist with multiple scanning projects in accordance with our record retention policy
• Perform other clerical tasks
• Prepare schedules for year-end statements/audit

Interested students should sumbit a cover letter and resume to Kathleen Karner, karnerk@duq.edu.

POSITION: Annual Giving Student Fundraiser

DEPARTMENT: Alumni Relations & Annual Giving

PAY: $10.00/hour

REQUIREMENTS: The position is 10 hours/week during the school year and 15 hours/week in the summer. Must be enrolled as student at Duquesne University. Evening and weekend work will be required, but also some daylight hours will be necessary.
Outstanding written and verbal skills are required. Experience in marketing or sales preferred.

DESCRIPTION: The student fundraisers will report to the Director of Annual Giving in the Office of Alumni Relations and Annual Giving. The students will be an integral part of the alumni engagement and fundraising operation and actively solicit and steward alumni, parents and friends of the University. Specific duties will include:
• Phone solicitation and stewardship of annual donors (calling those alumni who typically give via phone to renew their annual gifts, thanking special groups of alumni, etc.)
• Record updating through phone, email and mail communication with alumni
• Written communication regarding gifts made by phone
• Processing of gifts solicited by phone
• Working with the Director of Annual Giving on student education/philanthropy initiatives
• Working with Ast. Director of Annual Giving on student crowdfunding initiatives
• Attending various Alumni Relations events
• Completing research on peer and aspirant schools fundraising for special channels of alumni (as needed by the Director of Annual Giving)
• Solicitation Calls to leads following Dean/President's events, as directed by Development Officers
• Class and Greek Reunion Class Calls to generate interest in the reunion
• Thank you notes to donors

HOW TO APPLY: Interested candidates should email letter of interest, resume to Cheryl Karashin at karashinc@duq.edu.

POSITION: Women's Rowing - Graduate Assistant (2016-2018)

DEPARTMENT: Athletics Department

PAY: $8,000 stipend, books

REQUIREMENTS: The position is 12 month/year (2 year position), 18 credits per academic year. Bachelor's Degree and acceptance into a graduate program at Duquesne University. Collegiate rowing experience, preferably at the Division I level. Working knowledge of NCAA rules. Prior coaching experience at any level (youth, collegiate, or masters) is not required, but is preferred. Demonstrated ability to drive a safety launch or willingness and comfort level to learn. Current certifications in CPR/First Aid and successful completion of necessary background checks is required.

DESCRIPTION: Duquesne University is seeking a qualified candidate for a graduate assistantship in the women's rowing program. The successful candidate must demonstrate strong organizational skills and ability to communicate effectively with student-athletes, coaching staff, parents, and the University community. Responsibilities include the recruiting of qualified student-athletes, coaching, travel administration and all other duties assigned by the head coach. Flexibility to work non-traditional hours and weekends is essential.

HOW TO APPLY: Please submit a resume, cover letter, and three references to Joseph Setting, Head Women's Rowing coach at settingj@duq.edu.