Internships

INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

To Apply for an Internship at the Kentucky Horse Park:
1. Complete the internship application, waiver, and background check (no fee).
2. Must be enrolled in a college or university and pass the background check.
3. Email a cover letter, resume, preferred internship dates and hours available to Annie Hickey.

Please click on the links for more information about each internship. All positions are unpaid. The Kentucky Horse Park does not provide housing, transportation or pay stipends. Equine related internship applicants must have a moderate amount of horse experience. The Kentucky Horse Park is willing to work with colleges and universities to meet credit requirements if applicable. Internship opportunities for each season are subject to change. All interns are required to complete 8 weeks or 160 hours in order to receive eligibility of a letter of recommendation and ability to add a KHP staff or supervisor as a reference. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed for consideration. Students may only apply to one internship per season.

If you have any questions about internships at the Kentucky Horse Park, please contact the Volunteer & Outreach Manager, Annie Hickey at annie.hickey@ky.gov or call 859-259-4267.

Summer 2017: May 1 – August 15
Fall 2017: September 25 – December 10
Spring 2018: February 5 – April 20
Summer 2018: May 7 – August 17
Fall 2018: September 24 – December 10

All interns must serve a minimum of 8 weeks or 160 hours. Internship Schedules are flexible, and will be created individually with each student and supervisor.


2017 Fall Internship Opportunities
2017 Fall Internship Applications will be accepted from June 26-August 25. These internships will run for a minimum of 8 weeks starting September 25 through December 10.

Breeds Barn Internship
Campground Recreation Internship
Draft Horse Division Internship
Equine Education Internship
Hall of Champions Internship
Landscaping Internship
Marketing Internship
Mounted Police Internship
Museum Collections Internship
Museum Education Internship
Special Events Internship
Volunteer Management Internship


2018 Spring Internship Opportunities
2018 Spring Internship Applications will be accepted from November 6 – January 8. These internships will run for a minimum of 8 weeks starting February 5 through April 20.

Breeds Barn Internship
Campground Recreation Internship
Draft Horse Division Internship
Equine Education Internship
Hall of Champions Internship
Landscaping Internship
Marketing Internship
Mounted Police Internship
Museum Collections Internship
Museum Education Internship
Special Events Man o' War Festival Internship
Volunteer Management Internship


Contact

Volunteer Center Hours
Monday - Thursday: 9am-5pm
Friday - Sunday: Closed
Annie Hickey, Volunteer and Outreach Manager, (859) 259-4267, Annie.Hickey@ky.gov