Student Employment

Current Student Employment Job Openings 

Employment Opportunities – No Work Study Award Required

Graduate Assistantships (Handled by Each Department)


Duquesne University’s Student Employment Program strives to serve students by providing career development opportunities that align with their interests and fields of study.

  • Jobs may be available both on campus and in the community

  • Duties and schedule can vary widely depending on the job

While they work for Duquesne University, our student employees gain more than extra income – they gain valuable work experience that supplements an outstanding academic education!


Apply for a Summer Work-Study Position

Step 1 - Apply for Summer Work-Study with Financial Aid

  • You must apply for summer work study even if you were eligible for work study during the Academic Year. (Summer and academic year are separate periods)
  • The 2019 Summer Work Study Application is available on Financial Aid website
  • Per Financial Aid Terms and Conditions: Federal Work-Study is a need-based program for eligible full-time students. Award amount shown is an estimate of potential earnings and is contingent upon available jobs and actual hours worked. The offer of Federal Work-Study eligibility is not a guarantee of employment or earnings. Earnings are paid directly to the student (not to the student's University account) and cannot be deducted from billings. The Office of Human Resources is responsible for actual placement in available positions.
  • You will receive an e-mail to your DU e-mail account confirming that your work-study award has been processed.

Step 2 - Submit an Online Student Employment Application

  • Select "Summer" for "Period Applied For"
  • If you receive a confirmation screen and a confirmation message to your DU e-mail account, we have received your application.

Step 3 - Interview Process

To arrange an interview for an open position, contact the student employment Recruiting Specialist in one of the following ways:

  • In person - 1st Floor Koren Building during Walk-In Hours
  • By phone at 412-396-6053
  • By email at studentemployment@duq.edu

Apply for a Fall Semester Work-Study Position

Step 1 - Apply for Academic Year Work-Study with Financial Aid

  • Per Financial Aid Terms and Conditions: Federal Work-Study is a need-based program for eligible full-time students. Award amount shown is an estimate of potential earnings and is contingent upon available jobs and actual hours worked. The offer of Federal Work-Study eligibility is not a guarantee of employment or earnings. Earnings are paid directly to the student (not to the student's University account) and cannot be deducted from billings. The Office of Human Resources is responsible for actual placement in available positions.
  • You will receive an e-mail to your DU e-mail account confirming that your work-study award has been processed.

Step 2 - Submit an Online Student Employment Application between JUNE 17 AND JULY 15.

  • Select "Academic Year" for "Period Applied For"
  • If you receive a confirmation screen and a confirmation message to your DU e-mail account, we have received your application.

Step 3 - Interview Process

  • Students who have a confirmed work study award and who submit an online application by July 15 will be set up for a pre-scheduled interview.  Pre-scheduled interviews will take place between August 23 - August 27
  • Walk-in interviews will begin on September 3.

Hired for a Job?

You Must Complete Tax and Employment Forms in HR Before You Can Start!

Come to the HR Office and Bring with you:

  1. Original ID/employment authorization documents.  Acceptable documents are listed at https://www.uscis.gov/i-9-central/acceptable-documents
  2. Bank account information to sign up for direct deposit