The Summer Institute: Preparing for a Military-Focused Career Application

Who Should Apply

To be considered, all of the following criteria must be met. You must be:

  1. Enrolled in a doctoral program in clinical or counseling psychology that is APA accredited
  2. In the 2nd, 3rd or 4th year of your doctoral program when you submit your application to CDP*
  3. Applying for or seriously considering a military internship in the US Army, Navy or Air Force
  4. A US citizen

*Where all other qualifications are equal, 3rd or 4th year students will receive priority consideration.

Application Checklist

  1. The application must be submitted online
  2. Applicants are required to write 2 essays (instructions included in the application)
  3. Applicants are required to provide one academic/professional reference and ensure that the individual identified completes the form online at:
  4. Applicants must email their curriculum vitae (CV) to Hakimah Campbell at:
  5. Applicants must be received by 22 January 2018
  6. Students who are accepted to the program will be notified by 23 February 2018

For questions, please contact Hakimah Campbell at:

Begin your 2018 application below

                                                                  Personal Information                                                                     

                                                             Current Graduate Program                                                               

Include if you are in a clinical or counseling psychology program.
If your program is not APA accredited, you are not eligible to apply.
If you are not a U.S. citizen, you are not eligible to apply.

                                                             Background Information                                                               

Military internships refer to the 11 training programs located throughout the U.S. Army, Navy, and Air Force, housed on military bases.
If you are accepted into the program you will need to be on TDY during your entire participation of The Summer Institute.
If you are accepted into the program you will need to be on TDY during your entire participation of The Summer Institute.

Please respond to the following two essays below in 500 words or less per essay.

                                                               Disciplinary History:                                                     
Please answer the following questions. If you answer yes to any of them, please add an explanation below for each.

                                                                       Letter of Reference                                                                           
First, list one academic/professional reference. Second, have this individual complete the reference form via this link: Reference submissions should reach the CDP no later than 22 January 2018. It is your responsibility to ensure the reference form has been submitted on time. Your application will not be considered complete without it.  

Thank you for completing this application form and for your interest in attending The Summer Institute.
I certify that the information contained in this application is true and accurate.

Your contact information will not be shared outside of the Center for Deployment Psychology (CDP). CDP will use your contact information to provide to you program-related communications (e.g., application and registration updates,information on course attendance and accommodations) and information on other, relevant CDP training activities. In addition, CDP engages in the programmatic evaluation of all of our training efforts; your contact information will be used to request information about your training experience at multiple time points following the completion of the application and training process. Your input will be used to assess and improve our trainings and programs.

Please select the box to acknowledge that your understand and agree to these terms.