Theodore Roosevelt Medora Foundation

Work with us. Explore with us. Medora.


Theodore Roosevelt Medora Foundation, the #1 Tourist destination in North Dakota, is located in the heart of the beautiful badlands. The entry way to the Theodore Roosevelt National Park sits next to this traditional western ‘cowboy’ style town. The clear skies brings clean air, providing a healthy and beautiful home to our employees, the travelling public and all of the animals that roam free: from wild horses to prairie dogs, from elk to buffalo and more! Medora is a great place for those who enjoy nature and good, clean, fun!

Medora is a small, American town with a very friendly community. We enjoy a chance to take a break from our daily lives and celebrate during holidays, with games and movies, tradition and food! Students have the opportunity to work with employees from many countries across the World, and from across the United States!

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Why should you work for Theodore Roosevelt Medora Foundation?

·          Live & work with employees from many countries across the world!

·          Great wage!

·          We provide housing at $40 per week!

·          We also provide a FULL meal plan for only $18.00 per day!

·          Free English Classes – classes meet twice a week, free for employees. The classes are optional and are taught by a certified English Instructor

·          The Medora Musical runs every night in our outdoor amphitheater and draws many tourists into this town. You will have the opportunity to see the Musical, as well as work over-time hours selling popcorn, taking tickets and more!


What our participants say:

"I really like my job, became my manager, supervisor and other staff members are amazing people. They are really nice, the work is good and they appreciate that what we do."- V.B. (Bulgaria)     

"Supervisor and colleague are treating me well and accept me as part of their family"- Y.H.T. (Malaysia)

"T.R Medora Foundation is a great place for me to experience US culture, because it is rich with cowboy culture and the musical show about the Medora Foundation is awesome!" - K.Y.C. (Malaysia)


Our Values:

·                    Delivering excellence in hospitality

·                    Showing respect for people and place

·                    Working with creativity, honesty and integrity

·                    We are a family who values family

 Did you know…?

·                    Theodore Roosevelt National Park is the only National Park in North Dakota.

·                    The park is home to bison, wild horses, elk, bighorn sheep, white-tailed deer, prairie dogs, golden eagles, sharp-tailed grouse and wild turkeys.

·                    North Dakota grows more sunflowers than any other state.

·                    Badlands National Park contains numerous fossils of extinct creatures, largely from the Oligocene era of about 30 million years ago.


What is the weather like in Medora, North Dakota?

North Dakota’s climate is typical of a continental climate with cold winters and hot summers. Winters in North Dakota is characterized by cold (below freezing) temperatures and snowfall. Summer sees heat and humidity and high temperatures average in the mid-80s (30°C) in the west, with temperatures as hot as 121°F (49°C) possible. For more information about the weather in Medora, ND, please visit


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How to Get There

Students must arrive at Theodore Roosevelt Medora Foundation Monday-Friday Before 10pm. There are NO WEEKEND ARRIVALS and NO ARRIVALS AFTER 10:00pm (22:00). Students are encouraged to fly into the Dickinson Theodore Roosevelt Regional Airport (DIK) or the Bismarck Airport (BIS) and make arrangements with Chelsea to be picked up. A $30.00 fee will apply for each person transported from the Dickinson Theodore Roosevelt Regional Airport and from the Bismarck Airport. This fee will be deducted from the employee's first paycheck. If you are not flying to Dickinson or Bismarck airports, students should make travel arrangements to get to Medora through Greyhound Bus. Visit for more information. All travel arrangements must be made prior to arriving and students must email their travel arrangements to AT LEAST TWO WEEKS prior to arrival in the US.

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