What is the Graduate Programme? 

This programme will give you the opportunity to gain experience across many aspects of the racing industry. The programme will be broken down into streams, with programme streams offering a rotational experience across different areas.

About our Thoroughbred Talents Graduate Programme

Our graduate programme is a two-year programme which will give you the opportunity to gain experience across many aspects of the racing industry. The programme will be broken down into streams, with programme streams offering a rotational experience across different areas. This is a fantastic opportunity for anyone who is interested in developing a career in the horseracing industry and will commence in September 2024.

Your Learning and Development while on the Programme

•             You will have the opportunity to be developed through an external certified Graduate Development Programme delivered by the IMI

•             You will receive on-the-job training from leaders in the business.

•             Your wellbeing will be supported through our many well being initiatives and comprehensive Employee Assistance Programme.

•             You will be assigned a dedicated mentor

•             You will receive on-going Manager Support & Feedback

•             You will have opportunities to undertake assignments, secondments and innovative project work across the business.


Why work with us?

•             We believe that the heart of any successful organisation is its people, and our role is to empower, support, and develop our staff to their fullest potential. We nurture the growth and well-being of our employees, recognising that they contribute directly to the realisation of our strategic plan. We understand that our people are not just employees; they are the driving force behind our success and key to the industry.

•             Our culture is values led and at the heart of our organisation's mission are our core values. Pride and Passion ignite our dedication to the Irish horse racing industry. With unwavering Excellence, we govern, administer, and promote the sport, setting ambitious goals to drive its continual development. Through Empowerment, we engage stakeholders in shaping its future, ensuring transparency and Integrity in our regulatory practices, while fostering mutual Respect among all involved. These values collectively steer our journey as dedicated stewards of the industry, guiding us toward excellence, growth, and the global recognition of Irish horse racing as a symbol of pride and accomplishment.

•             We strive to create a supportive environment in which all employees can flourish and reach their full potential, regardless of differences, disabilities, experience, or education. By harnessing the wide range of perspectives this diversity brings greater innovation, creativity and competitiveness.


We are looking for people who are

•             Completing (or have completed within the last 2 years) a Level 8 honours degree

•             Interested in working in the racing industry

•             Ambitious and innovative

•             A team player with excellent interpersonal skills

•             Has developed relevant competencies through previous work experience, student placement or extra curricular activities.

•             Can drive and have access to own transport

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