Thank you for your interest in applying for a summer internship at K12 Gallery & TEJAS!

K12 Gallery & TEJAS internship program welcomes students age 16-21 who wish to supplement their education and professional experience by working in a nonprofit arts organization. We offer 2-3 paid internship positions during the summer ($8.50/hour) and 2-3 unpaid internship positions.. The successful applicants will gain valuable experiential education in a challenging, hands-on environment. (Number of internship opportunities may vary due to COVID-19.) 
K12 Gallery & TEJAS Gallery is a regional center for artists and community members to connect through art experiences, education, public outreach, collaborative projects, and gallery exhibitions for children, youth, and adults. We strive to connect individuals with their creative selves through the visual arts. We are fueling creating creativity!
Internships require a commitment of fifteen to thirty hours per week for three months, during which time interns complete specific projects as well as daily assignments. Interns also participate in special events and various programs.
The summer internship involves assisting K12 Gallery & TEJAS staff and teaching artists with summer camp programming. This involves prepping materials, assisting in the classroom, cleaning, organizing, hanging artwork, helping during field trips & lunch times, etc.

K12 Gallery & TEJAS Gallery seeks diversity in its intern staff and provides equal opportunity to its applicants.

The Application Process: Please contact for the 2021 Internship application. 

Applications may be submitted electronically by sending an email to either or and attaching your application form by the deadline. You can also mail your application form.

Please address all mailed application materials to:

Steve Yates, Program Director 
K12 Gallery & TEJAS
341 S. Jefferson St
Dayton, OH 45402

Once we receive your application, we will follow up with you to schedule a meeting.

Students interested in cooperative education or academic credit should contact their college placement office or counselor for more information.

If you have questions about applying for an internship, please email or call K12 Gallery & TEJAS at 937-461-5149

Application Deadlines 

Internship, Summer May 2021