“How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a
single moment before starting to improve the world.”  

– Anne Frank


Consider applying for some of these opportunities. They can provide you valuable training, work experience, and mentorship. You will see opportunities listed for the summer and others during the school year. Click on the link and begin to research and determine where your interests might lie. It is likely that many of these internships will be competitive to gain but that should not dissuade you from applying. Some will provide you with a stipend or even an hourly wage, others might not be funded but they can still provide good experience for your resume and your college applications.

If you have questions or there is follow-up required (transcripts, recommendations, etc.) speak with your Guidance Counselor for advice.

The Brooklyn District Attorney’s Office

The Summer High School Internship is a hands-on experience that pairs students with Assistant District Attorneys, offering an insider’s view of the inner working of one of the largest DA’s offices in the country. Applicants must be able to commit to the entire duration of the internship, which will run from July 8, 2019 through August 9, 2019, from 9am-4pm, Monday through Thursday, and 9am-12pm on Friday. Students will receive a weekly $150 stipend and a MetroCard. Read More

Camp Cardiac & Camp Neuro

With a focus on both education and real world experience, Camp Cardiac provides students with a unique opportunity to learn directly from experts in the medical field. In addition, this 1-week summer day camp provides a foundation for heart healthy living with an emphasis on both diet and exercise. Although Camp Cardiac’s primary focus is on care and maintenance of the heart, it provides an excellent starting point for careers in all fields of medicine. Read More

Pace University’s Summer Scholars Institute

The summer program for ambitious high school junior and senior students looking to have an early college experience. Students will have the opportunity to reside on campus within the residence halls. The 2019 program dates will be from July 14-27, 2019 and the application will be available on January 15, 2019. Read More


The Embrace Her Legacy

The Embrace Her Legacy Foundation is an international organization that empowers, educates and inspires young women across the globe with personal development skills through our enrichment, education and mentorship programs, international initiatives, scholarship opportunities and economic development to ensure personal transformation, confidence, self-awareness, restoration, a purpose-driven legacy and professional success. Read More


Summer Science Academy – St. Francis College

This is a FREE two-week (Monday-Friday) summer program in which science and math are integrated with field trips in a warm, friendly setting, taught by St.
Francis College science professors. There will be DNA barcoding experiments and activities in our St. Francis College labs as well as field trips to places, such as the American Museum of Natural History, the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, and the New York Aquarium, along with fishing and kayaking in Brooklyn Bridge Park. Read More





April at SJHS: Highlights and Announcements

May 10, 2019
Announcements We are delighted to announce that 6 SJHS students have been accepted to competitive summer programs this year. Read...
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“High School Musical” Brings Joy to SJHS Community

May 10, 2019
This year’s musical cast were particularly dedicated and committed to working together and creating our fun and enthusiastic production!
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Six SJHS Students Accepted into Competitive Summer Programs!

May 9, 2019
Every year, our students are encouraged to apply to some of the many pre-college summer programs available for a variety of academic interests.
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From Cameroon to Brooklyn: One Student’s Journey

May 9, 2019
Did the fact that I spoke with a different accent counter the knowledge I was about to share?
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Sports Day in Review!

May 1, 2019
From Body Ball to the Baton Relay, there was great determination from all players, cheered on by their ‘house mates', with every victory celebrated by the entire house.
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St. Joseph – Brooklyn Finds Triumph In Heartbreak

April 4, 2019
The bittersweet circumstances surrounding St. Joseph's triumphant splash in last month's New York State Indoor Championships, while heartbreaking, served to...
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March at SJHS: Highlights and Announcements

April 2, 2019
March was packed with exciting activities and events! Click here to find out about Spirit Week, Sports Day, the National Honor Society trip to the Opera, a special new partnership with Goldman Sachs, and more!
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Alumnae Luncheon Photo Gallery!

April 1, 2019
On Saturday, March 16th, we held our annual Alumnae Luncheon. During the event, hosted by National Honor Society students, members...
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Students, Faculty and Alumnae Remember Principal Caroline Latham

March 26, 2019
Members of the St. Joseph High School community suddenly lost our beloved principal, Mrs. Caroline Latham, on February 26th, 2019....
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“Appearances Can Be Deceiving” – Frida Kahlo Exhibit at the Brooklyn Museum

March 22, 2019
How do you spend your days off? Most of us would usually hope to sleep in, catch up on life,...
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Students Visit African Burial Ground in NYC

March 20, 2019
How often does an archeological discovery turn on its head everything we thought we knew about a particular place?
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SJHS Students Attend the March for Life

February 6, 2019
Coming from a variety of backgrounds, 5 SJHS students attended the March with an open mind and an interest in understanding more about the reasons why people engage in pro-life activism.
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Senior Spotlight: Bethgeana Coq

February 5, 2019
As a freshwoman at SJHS, Bethgeana Coq didn’t know what to expect when she showed up in the chapel one morning for Ms. Prime’s 40 day Prayer Challenge.
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“Be Positive!”: Student Athletes Reflect on Diamond State Classic

January 31, 2019
Over the Christmas break the Varsity Basketball team attended a tournament called the Diamond State Classic. The tournament was paired with an organization called B+ (Be Positive), and each team was paired with a child battling cancer.
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SJHS Students Attend BNY Mellon Young Women’s Leadership Conference

January 24, 2019
On Friday January 11th, National Honor Society students from St. Joseph High School were invited to attend BNY Mellon’s Young...
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St. Joe Stymies O’Shaughnessy, Bishop Kearney in 53-41 CHSAA Class A Win

January 21, 2019
St. Joseph head coach Mike Toro had a plan Tuesday night against Bishop Kearney in its CHSAA Class A game:...
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National Honor Society: A SJHS Tradition

December 11, 2018
Founded to acknowledge outstanding high school students across the US, the NHS  rests on 4 pillars: Scholarship, Leadership, Service and Character. Each year, students all over the country are inducted into this prestigious organization, and SJHS is proud to name many alumni and current students among them.
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You Can Be a Hero!

December 6, 2018
One of the most well-loved annual JANY events our students participate in is High School Heroes. For one day, students visit elementary school classrooms as teachers, sharing what they've learned about finances, business and more with much younger students. In
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Alumna Spotlight: Laure Raymond

December 4, 2018
Class of 2014 Alumna Laure Raymond recently finished her senior year at Barnard College, where she majored in Biology. When...
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Thanksgiving on the Street Corner

November 29, 2018
Once again this year, a large group of SJHS students participated in the annual Thanksgiving-On-The-Street, founded by Sister Mary Lanning of Yes!Solutions. One of the many “neighbor-to-neighbor” initiatives of Yes!Solutions, the annual Thanksgiving feast serves upwards of 2000 New Yorkers from a bench in a bus stop in Harlem.
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