Internship Opportunities

Internships are an integral part of both the undergraduate and graduate experience at the RTIP. Each year qualified students complete internships in the United States and abroad with race tracks, farms, trainers and racing-related organizations. Internships provide RTIP students with unique opportunities to put their classroom knowledge to practical use, thereby enhancing the educational experience and making them better prepared to assume responsible positions after graduation.

Internship sponsors have included:

American Association of Equine Practitioners, American Quarter Horse Association, Association of Racing Commissioners International, Binion’s Horseshoe Casino, Birmingham Racing Commission, Blood-Horse magazine, Calder Race Course, California Thoroughbred Breeders Association, Canterbury Downs, Churchill Downs, Daily Racing Form, Dairyland Greyhound Park, Del Mar Thoroughbred Club, Ellis Park, Equibase, Grayson Jockey Club Research Foundation, Hollywood Park, Horizon Farm, The Jockey Club, Kansas Racing Commission, Lone Star Park, Louisiana Downs, Monmouth Park, Multnomah Kennel Club, Carl Nafzger Racing Stable, New Mexico Racing Commission, New York Racing Association, New York State Racing and Wagering Board, Pacific Coast Quarter Horse Racing Association, Penn National Race Course, Phoenix Greyhound Park, Prairie Meadows Race Course and Casino, Retama Park, Rosecroft Raceway/Ocean Downs, Sam Houston Race Park, Santa Anita Park, Sante Fe Racing Inc., Saratoga Raceway, Suffolk Downs, Taylor Made Farm, Thistledown, Tucson Greyhound Park, Turf Paradise Race Course, United States Trotting Association, Vinery Farm and Wyoming Downs.

International internships have included: Asociacion Mexicana Cuarto de Milla (Mexico), El Comandante (Puerto Rico), Hastings Park (Canada), Irish National Stud (Ireland), Irish Turf Club, National Coursing Association (Australia), Societe d’ Encouragement (France) and Victoria Racing Club (Australia).

Watch interviews with RTIP students discussing their internships on YouTube:

Photo: Elizabeth Rogers