The Summer Institute: Who Should Apply?


Who qualifies for the CDP Summer Institute?

Students qualify for the CDPSI if they are currently in their 2nd, 3rd or 4th year of their graduate program and are seriously considering submitting an application for a military internship.

The course is appropriate for those planning to start their internship in the fall of 2023 or later.

Applicants must be: 

     ●  A U.S. citizen
     ●  Enrolled in a doctoral program in clinical or counseling
          psychology that is APA accredited

     ●  In the 2nd, 3rd or 4th year of their doctoral program when
          they submit their application to CDP

     ●  Applying for or seriously considering a military internship
         in the U.S. Army, Navy or Air Force that would begin in the
         fall of 2023 or later. This course is NOT appropriate for students who plan to begin their internship in the fall of 2022

Note: There is no age requirement to attend The Summer Institute. However, The Summer Institute is aimed at students seriously considering, and qualified to apply for military internships at one of the ten training programs located throughout the U.S. Age requirements differ by each branch, so we encourage you to check the age requirements for the branch you are most interested in. If you believe you meet these qualifications and are eligible to join the military, we welcome you to apply to The Summer Institute.