The RTIP Bridges Education with Opportunity

Students not only learn the science and business concepts expected from a highly successful collegiate degree but are immersed into the tremendously diverse day-to-day operations of the racing industry through both projects in the classroom and hands-on opportunities in the field.

Guest Speakers

Bill Dwyre teaches students in the Race Track Industry Program

Guest speakers bring the curriculum to life and allow students to experience the real-life scenarios and current events and issues facing the industry.

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The Internship Experience

Horses at dawn in a pasture

RTIP internships are designed and created specifically for each student, considering their previous experiences, and their career goals.

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Mentor Lunch

A RTIP Student having lunch with her mentor

The Mentor Lunch is held each year during the Global Symposium on Racing and brings students together with an industry professional.

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Hands-On Equine Classes

A RTIP Student walking a horse

Experiential-based learning is vital to a thorough understanding both the business and equine aspects of the racing industry.

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Real World in the Classroom

Rillito Park logo

RTIP students have the opportunity to learn about the industry firsthand through a collaboration with the Rillito Park.

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Networking Opportunities

Todd Pletcher standing with students

Every year students make industry contacts through guest speakers, returning alumni, and the Symposium.

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