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2018 Medora Musical Auditions

Auditions for the "Greatest Show in the West" begin Sat. January 20th. Get the full details on our blog!

Medora Gift Cards!

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Work and Play in Medora

The Theodore Roosevelt Medora Foundation (TRMF) hires more than 300 employees each year to fill a variety of seasonal job positions. On average, each year people from all over the United States as well as 20+ foreign countries are represented by our seasonal employees. Our staff consists of high school and college students, working adults, and retired adults from across the United States, as well as a diverse mix of international employees from across the globe!


TRMF is guided by a purpose that is spelled out in our mission statement. It establishes the expectations for each employee and will guide you in your employment activities.

  • Preserve the values and traditions of the Old West embodied in the pioneer cattle town of Historic Medora and the "Bully Spirit" of Theodore Roosevelt.
  • Present opportunities for visitors to relive their patriotic heritage and be educated and inspired through interpretive programs, museums and attractions that focus on the Old West and the life of Theodore Roosevelt in the Badlands.
  • Serve the traveling public, providing for their comfort while visiting Historic Medora and Theodore Roosevelt National Park.

Medora is host to over 250,000 visitors from around the world annually. Many guests come back year after year, but for some, it is their first encounter with the Old West. Either way, we want them to have a great vacation experience with authentic western hospitality.

Our expectation of you as an employee is that you do your very best to make our guests' stay exceptional. The key is to provide them with the same kind of service you would expect after saving your hard-earned money for a well-deserved vacation. Our success depends on teamwork! We insist on a high level of job performance and respectable conduct, both on and off the job, from all of our employees.

There are a variety of job positions available to you, including housekeeping, customer service representative, riding stables wrangler, golf course outside service worker, and more.

Working in Medora is a very rewarding and memorable experience. Your experience will help you find out who you are and you will learn that you can do things you never thought you would. While you are here you will gain personal growth and maturity and you will enhance your future by developing your skills and confidence as an employee, a leader, and a team player. You will also make life-long friends.

Read what some of our employees had to say about their experience:

"The job experience taught me so much. I think this is one of the best learning experiences I will ever have."

"The most rewarding part of working in Medora for me, besides the work experience, was the way it changed my confidence and attitude. The people are different out here-friendlier, more supportive. Living in that kind of atmosphere really gave me a different perspective."

"Working at the musical, I feel so proud of our state and the wonderful people who live in it. I love being a part of the team that makes the Medora Musical so perfect night after night."

"The most rewarding part of working in Medora: hands down, the diverse group of people I've encountered."

"I don't think I've ever had so much fun or met so many friendly people in my life."

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