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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: CE Scholar Student Leader

Department: The Center for Community-Engaged Teaching and Research (CETR)


Start Date:
August 21, 2017

Must be a Duquesne University undergraduate student.

Experience with web management, web design and social media is highly desirable. Responsible primarily to the CETR Director and CETR Program Manager. Primary duties are assisting the CETR staff with electronic communication and annual events. General clerical work including answering phones, running errands, and filing paperwork. Assisting the CE Scholar Program Manager with time sheets, recruitment and communication with CE Scholars. Other duties as assigned.

How to Apply:
Please send resume to Angelle Pryor, CETR Program Manager pryora@duq.edu.

Lab Assistant

Department: Biology

Pay: $10.50/hour

Graduate, upper level, or Part-time student. Must be available Monday-Friday for 4-5 hours per day during business hours.

This candidate will assist the lab manager with the following duties: Laboratory prep and cleaning, clerical assignments such as filing, typing delivering packages, animal & plant care, and 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.

Position: Educational Programs Intern

Department: Career Services Center

Pay: $10/hour

Requirements: Junior/Senior or Graduate student currently enrolled at Duquesne University, preferably enrolled in a major in the departments of Computer Science, Information Systems, Education, Journalism, Communications, or English. Experience planning and coordinating events; Strong writing and editing skills; Demonstrated skill in use of spreadsheet and database software programs including Excel; Excellent customer service skills; Experience managing multiple projects and deadlines. Strong verbal communication skills including one-on-one advising, presentation experience and technology skills are preferred. Candidate must be willing to work 10-15 hours per week.


  • Provide support for coordination of Career Services' educational programs, events, and outreach including event logistics, staffing and data entry.
  • Assist Career Counselors with the review and approval of student resumes uploaded to DuqCareerLink.
  • 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 during daily walk-in advising hours.
  • Assist with data collection and reporting including online surveys and focus groups.
  • Provide coverage for front desk customer service area as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

How to Apply: Please submit letter of interest, resume, and references to Charlotte Patton at pattoncj@duq.edu.

Position: Student Clerical/Office Assistant

Department: Small Business Development Center

$9/hour for Undergraduates and $11/hour for Graduate Students


  • Computer proficiency, specifically Word and Windows software; Web Design and Social Media expertise helpful
  • Excellent written and oral skills, including an excellent knowledge of business English, spelling, and arithmetic
  • Ability to work independently on responsible and confidential assignments
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, University personnel, and SBDC visitors

Description: The PT student clerical work includes the skilled operation of a PC and applicable computer software. This position serves as the first point of contact by the public with the Small Business Development Center. Specific job duties include:

  • Receiving clients and providing them with the essentials prior to meeting (beverage, coat removal, etc.);
  • Responsible for office communication, including answering telephone, taking and forwarding voice mail requests, logging request for service (641) and seminar registrations, distributing and forwarding general SBDC email requests to appropriate staff, etc.;
  • Opening, sorting and distributing mail for SBDC staff;
  • Communication with other University departments as needed;
  • Assist consulting and training staffs with data entry and standard correspondence (i.e. engagement letters, closing letters, confirmation letters to speakers and seminar attendees);
  • Participate in filing, monthly form updating, copying, errand running on and off campus, seminar mailings, monthly reports and other projects as requested;
  • Other duties as assigned.

How to Apply: Candidates should email resumes to Dr. Mary McKinney, SBDC Director, at mckinney@duq.edu.

Multi-Media & Communications Assistant- Part-Time

Small Business Development Center

$9/hour for Undergraduates and $11/hour for Graduate Students

Candidate must be willing to work 20-25 hours per week (M-F). The successful candidate will possess a working knowledge of:

  • Microsoft Office Suite, social media
  • Photoshop
  • Excellent written and oral skills, including an excellent knowledge of business English, spelling, and arithmetic
  • Ability to work independently on responsible and confidential assignments
  • Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with university and SBDC staff, students, and business clients
  • HTML is a plus

Description: This person will be responsible for updating, under supervision, the SBDC's website, databases, social media, and email blasts, multi Media skills are essential, as this is the majority of the job. Specific job duties include:

  • Update content of multiple websites
  • Update social media sites; create new social media venues
  • Refresh design aspects of multiple websites
  • Update content of databases
  • Layouts for email marketing blasts
  • Identify, trouble shoot and resolve issues with site functionality
  • Use of Word, Publisher, Excel, Power Point, Photoshop
  • Front Desk duties regarding customer greeting, phone

How to Apply: Candidates should email resumes and work samples (if available) to Dr. Mary McKinney, SBDC Director, at mckinney@duq.edu.

Tutor (2017-2018 Academic Year)

Department: Athletics

Pay: $10-$16/hour

Requirements: 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.

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 and ranges for students and non-students. This will be discussed during the interview if your application is selected.

Areas in need of tutors:
Languages: Spanish
Business: Financial and Accounting
Math- Calculus, Advanced Math Courses
Sciences- Biology, Chemistry, Physics


  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: Candidates should email cover letters and resumes to Vanessa Webb to webbv2@duq.edu. 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.