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.

Center for Career Development

The Center for Career Development 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
  • Catering Department
  • The Incline
  • Campus Market
  • Chick-Fil-A
  • Starbucks
  • Cinco Cantina
  • The Red Ring Restaurant

Click here to apply for a job with Parkhurst Dining Services

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: Part-Time Animal Caretaker

Salary: $12/hour

Location: Animal Care Facility

Position Status: Part-time Hours: up to 25hrs/week*

Position Number: 593 Open Date: September 14, 2020

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt Notes: Accepting Resumes

Description: This is a responsible position that attends to the daily physical operations of the Animal Care Facility, assuming an important role in understanding and following the federal regulations for the care and use of animals in research and teaching. Reports directly to the Manager of Animal Facilities. *Must be available to work weekends, holidays, and additional days Monday-Friday.

1. Essential job duties include daily animal welfare assessments, daily animal husbandry tasks (ensuring food, water, and clean caging is present), monitoring environmental parameters and record keeping.
2. Cleans, disinfects, and restocks procedure rooms, corridors, and support rooms in the animal care facility. Assists with cage cleaning, dusting, and floor cleaning in all rooms.
3. Operates cage washer and laundry machines.
4. Removes trash from the facility.
5. Performs other related duties as assigned.
6. Must have the ability to lift 50lbs.

REQUIREMENTS: The successful candidate will have earned a high school diploma and some previous experience in animal husbandry is preferred. General knowledge of principles and acceptable practices involved with animal research and animal welfare is desired or 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: ability to work independently, as well as with researchers, students, vendors, and administrators; ability to handle and maintain strict confidentiality of sensitive and confidential information; and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the University Community. Applicants must also be willing to contribute actively to the University Mission and to respect the Spiritan Catholic identity of Duquesne University. The Mission is implemented through a commitment to academic excellence, a spirit of service, moral and spiritual values, sensitivity to world concerns, and an ecumenical campus community.

How to Apply: Qualified individuals may apply for this position by submitting a letter of interest and resume to barrr@duq.edu.

Position: Research and Media Support

Department: Occupational Therapy

Hours: 3-5 hrs/week

Hourly wage: $10.00

Description: Looking for a student who is comfortable creating media, specifically video content. Research support will involve tasks in data management and manuscript preparation. This student may also be asked to assist with preparation of my Tenure and Promotion packet (typing, scanning and organizing a multitude of documents).

Interested applicants should portray the following work behaviors:

  • Excellent organization & time management skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Demonstrate team-building skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Uphold strict confidentiality and maturity
  • Be detail-oriented
  • Ample knowledge of basic word processing programs (i.e., Word, Excel, etc.)
  • Access to a personal laptop to perform the work

How to Apply: Please submit a resume to Dr. Elena Donoso Brown donosobrowne@duq.edu by Friday, September 2nd.

Position: STEM & Health Science Library Intern

Start Date: immediately

Department: Gumberg Library

Type of Position: Hourly

This graduate student internship is for 10 hours per week for 30 weeks and reports to the Head of Research Engagement and Health Sciences/STEM Initiatives. The position will create online research guides and library tutorials to support STEM and health sciences researchers. Activities will include: Developing, redesigning, and maintaining online research guides and web pages that support STEM or health sciences programs; developing research guides and web pages that address general library needs in collaboration with faculty, students, and librarians; creating online tutorials to support student and faculty library research.

Requirements: Enrolled in a graduate student program at Duquesne University. Experience using library research databases. Excellent written communication skills.

How to Apply: Qualified individuals may apply for this position by submitting a letter of interest and resume to David Nolfi nolfi@duq.edu

Position: Athletics Peer Tutor

Start Date: Fall 2020

Department: Athletics

Type of Position: Hourly

Description:Tutors provide individual and small group tutoring sessions in person and/or virtually 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. If you have are a recent graduate or graduate student at Duquesne University you may also apply for this position.


  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

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- in any course you wish to tutor.

Areas in need of tutors:
Business: Business Statistics, All Accounting courses, Economics, Finance and Management course
Math- Calculus I, II & III, College Algebra, Foundations of Statistics, Problem Solving, Biostatistics
Sciences- Biology, General, Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Physics, Earth Sciences
Liberal Arts- Sociological Methods, Introduction to Psychology, Basic Philosophical Questions, Logic, Introduction to Marketing, Communication Courses, Thinking and Writing, Imaginative Literature

How to Apply: Applicants should email a cover letter, resume and copy of unofficial transcript to Vanessa Webb to webbv2@duq.edu. After applications are received and reviewed, selected applicants will be contacted for an initial phone interview. After selected candidates will be contacted for an in-person interview. The interview will assess interpersonal skills; discuss academic and expectations of the role of tutor for the Athletic Department.