Employment, Internship and Volunteer Opportunities

Interested in working for, interning or volunteering for the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame? We have various opportunities available to fit your interests!

Current job openings 

Gallery Attendants — Part-time (seasonal)
For job description and to apply, click here: https://www.indeed.com/job/gallery-attendants-a88d496a8e4cb702


The National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame also has various internships available for both high school and college students. For more information, or to apply for an internship, please email info@racingmuseum.net

-- Curatorial Internship 

The National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame’s mission is to preserve and promote the history of Thoroughbred racing in America and honor the sport’s most accomplished participants in the Official National Thoroughbred Racing Hall of Fame. The Museum has more than 27,000 objects in its diverse collection of art, artifacts, and memorabilia. The John A. Morris Research Library houses more than 5,000 monographs, serials, and periodicals concerning thoroughbred racing in the United States and abroad.

The curatorial department is seeking an intern to assist with collections and exhibition projects. This position is ideal for a current or recent undergraduate or graduate students looking to gain museum work experience through volunteer hours or course credit.


  • Current or recent undergraduate or graduate student
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Works well in a team environment
  • Willingness to learn new skills
  • Available during museum office hours (weekdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Coursework in museum studies, public history, art history, history, or a related field
  • Familiarity with museum standards and best practices
  • Experience with data entry or working with a database
  • Art or object handling experience

Learning Outcomes:

  • Learn how to professionally and safely handle museum objects
  • Become familiar with the principles of curation and collections management
  • Develop skills in the installation of exhibits
  • Acquire a basic knowledge about the collections database
  • Ability to perform object research

Interested applicants should submit a resume with a cover letter and three references to Jessica Cloer, Museum Curator, at jcloer@racingmuseum.net


Please fill out the form below to apply to become a volunteer. For more information please email info@racingmuseum.net

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