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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

POSITION: 3D Archaeology and Website Development Assistant

DEPARTMENT: Classics Department

PAY: $14/hour, approx.10 hrs a week, for 10 weeks

REQUIREMENTS: The successful candidate will have completed coursework in computer science, have basic experience in website design, and will have any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the essential job functions. Open to Duquesne undergraduate or graduate students. Applicant skills should include, but are not limited to, the following: strong organizational and communication skills; writing and compositional skills for the purposes of public outreach; the ability to prioritize and complete work quickly and accurately. Qualified candidates will have knowledge of Microsoft Office, Wordpress/blogging platforms, Dropbox, and digital imaging. Must be experienced with PCs, as the project does not use Macs.

DESCRIPTION: This is a part-time computing and design position which reports directly to Dr. Katherine Rask. The position is that of an assistant to a faculty research project involving 3D scanned archaeological artifacts and their presentation to the public. It includes the processing, organization, and presentation of 3D images and associated research, ultimately in the form of an online platform and website.
Illustrative Examples of Work:
1. Web design on Wordpress or a similar platform.
2. Assist in the maintenance of research spreadsheet using MS Excel.
3. Organize and maintain 3D file and image file storage system.
4. Data entry and the uploading of text and images to the new website.
5. Some processing of 3D files using Meshlab or similar program.
6. General administrative assistance - emailing, typing, copying, mailing of 3D printed items.
7. Other related duties and special projects as assigned.

HOW TO APPLY: Qualified individuals may make application for this position by submitting letter of interest and resume to raskk@duq.edu. Applications accepted until position is filled.

POSITION: Temporary Spanish-English Research Assistant

PAY: This position offers a stipend and will be discussed during the interview for this position.

REQUIREMENTS: MA student but preferably someone who is enrolled as a Ph.D. student.

DESCRIPTION: We are seeking a Spanish-English bilingual RA to work approximately a few hours per week. The schedule is flexible in terms of hours/days and the primary responsibility will be to assist with the development of an online survey. The survey is currently in English and we will be translating it into Spanish. The online survey is in Qualtrics, and while familiarity with Qualtrics is beneficial, it is not a requirement. It is necessary that the applicant be comfortable working with computer programs and online applications. Other applicant qualities include good written and verbal skills, willingness to be a team member, and ability to work independently. We anticipate the position will last approximately 2 months, but an extension may be possible.

HOW TO APPLY: If you are interested in this position please contact Dr. M. Clara Kreis at kreisk@duq.edu.

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.

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.