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Career Center
Duquesne University Career Services Center G-1 Rockwell Hall
(412) 396-6644
Employment Services?
Placement Services?
Other Career Services
  • Career Connections - SLCDC newsletter
  • eRecruiting
  • Focus - Online career advising program
  • Local job board
Advice on Finding a Job/Internship
Students have a wealth of opportunities when it comes to finding local, national, or international jobs and internships. Although jobs are hard to come by in Pittsburgh-depending on what field, of course-Duquesne has a very good job-placement rate locally and outside of the city. The school is well known, and the quality of education is respected. Also, numerous job fairs come to Duquesne throughout the school year and summer with various employment opportunities. Keep good grades and do volunteer work. Beyond that, be sure to keep in contact with faculty members teaching in your area of study. They often know of many opportunities and are usually more than willing to help a student jump-start their career.
Firms That Most Frequently Hire Grads
  • Alcoa
  • American Eagle Outfitters
  • Bayer
  • Bechtel Plant Machinery Inc.
  • Bettis Laboratory
  • Com Doc Inc.
  • CVS
  • Deloitte and Touche
  • Deloitte Consulting
  • Dollar Bank
  • Enterprise
  • Ernst and Young
  • FedEx
  • Giant Eagle
  • KPMG
  • Marsh Inc.
  • Moore Wallace
  • National City Corporation
  • PNC Financial Services Group
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers
  • Rite Aid
  • UPMC Health System
  • Walgreens
Grads Entering Job Market
  • 1 Year: 80%
  • 2 Years: 90%
  • 6 Months: 95%

Student Polls

How helpful is the career center in helping students find jobs or internships?    Based on 35 responses

  • 49% Very helpful. They help you find jobs/internships and provide lots of tools and workshops.
  • 40% Somewhat helpful. The career center offers resources but not much individual attention.
  • 11% Somewhat ineffective. There are some resources, but you're pretty much on your own.
  • 0% Totally ineffective. They make little or no effort to help you find a job/internship.

How strong is the alumni network at your school?    Based on 35 responses

  • 31% Very strong. Alumni are involved in lots of events and do a lot of campus recruiting.
  • 51% Somewhat strong. There are some events and you can connect with alumni if you want.
  • 14% Somewhat weak. There are a few alumni events but no real connection with alumni.
  • 3% Almost non-existent. After graduation, alumni have little or no affiliation with the school.
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