Horse Racing Ireland Launch Student Summer Internships

Horse Racing Ireland (HRI) have launched their student summer internship programme.  Starting in June 2017, HRI are offering six intern positions, which will be full-time, paid placements over a 10 – 12 week period. 

The intern roles are available in HRI Marketing and Tote Ireland, a subsidiary of HRI, and will be based in HRI’s head office in Ballymany, The Curragh, Co Kildare.  Interns will also be placed in Fairyhouse, Leopardstown, Navan and Tipperary racecourses. 

The summer internship programme, now in its fourth year, is a unique opportunity for students to expand their industry contacts, broaden their knowledge and gain valuable experience in all aspects of the racing industry including marketing, communications, social media, sales, racecourse operations, race day planning and event management.

Applications are accepted from students from all backgrounds with an interest in the promotion of racing and the sport itself.  The programme is open to students in any year of any course.  

The closing date for application is March 20th, 2017. Application forms can be downloaded from and must be sent, with CV to email: