No making coffee, no filing, and no busy work — this internship is designed with you, for you.

Internships Program Description


Studios Inc will collaborate with the candidate and academic institution to create a fun, resume-building experience. Your abilities, interests, and availability will shape specific duties. Interns will interact with business and visual art community leaders who offer a valuable network for career development. This is a volunteer position if it fulfills an academic requirement. Internships are tailored to the needs of the program and the creativity of the participant. Email to apply today!

Internships Available

Organizational Support

  • Administrative Intern
  • Marketing/Program Development Intern


  • Social Networking/Blog Development Intern
  • Digital Media Intern
  • Editing and Content Management Intern
  • Photo/Video Intern

Program Support

  • Exhibition Intern
  • Intern

Internal Relationships

Reports to and primarily works with Studios Director. Additional interaction includes communications with resident artists and volunteer staff.

Length of Service

Minimum of 3 months with option to continue.

Application Process

Please contact us by email to begin the process. We will request a resume and schedule an interview to discuss specifics related to goals, skills, and availability.

Time Commitment

Negotiable with a requested minimum 10 hours per week.

The exhibition internship at Studios Inc taught me how to present myself professionally in the Kansas City art scene. Prior to this experience, my interaction had been with mostly students and faculty. During my time at Studios Inc, I had the opportunity to meet some of Kansas City’s best artists, viewing their work and discussing their process. I not only learned the technicalities of working in a gallery and artist residency program, but the qualities necessary to be successful at whatever future artistic endeavor I choose. Under the direction of Colby K Smith, I learned the importance of first impressions, attention to detail, networking and above all, always taking full advantage of any opportunity and always rising to any challenge. I’ve had many great experiences during my college career, but I am especially grateful for the opportunity to work with and learn from Colby K Smith.

Molly Garrett, Exhibition Intern

Want to talk?

Colby K Smith
(816) 994-7134