Frequently Asked Questions
I'm applying for HPSP. How can I be matched with a mentor?
E-mail StudentAffairs@militarypsych.org. Tell us which branch(es) you are applying to and we will match you with a mentor!
How can I recruit study participants from the listserv?
Check out the guidance on how to get your information in the news letter. We’ve revamped our monthly newsletter and find that eye-catching social media flyers work best!
My school doesn't have a campus chapter. Can I join another school's chapter?
You’re not alone! We saw this as a significant need especially during the pandemic and created a national online chapter that would be perfect for you to join!
Is the 5 page summary for the Student Research Grant single-spaced or double spaced?
There is a lot of information you’re expected to include, so the summary can be single-spaced.
Are there any available positions open to serve as leadership?
The Chair Select position opens in October of every year with a start date of January 1st of the following year. For other positions, check out our newsletter or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to inquire.
Where can I learn more about what military psychology is?
Great question! You’ve made it to the right organization.
We encourage you to check out our YouTube library to learn more about the various roles that are encompassed by the term “military psychologist.”
We also encourage students who are interested in joining the Armed Forces to listen to the “Intro to military psychology podcast series.”
For those interested in how to conduct research, practice specific techniques, or apply for internship programs, please take a look at our YouTube.
Do you offer formal training for students on topics related to military psychology?
Yes! We offer occasional live programming throughout the year for students and early career psychologists. We also host programming at the annual APA convention and regional symposia. Please consider attending these events to receive the most current training and networking opportunities.
If you are interested in how to conduct research, practice specific techniques, or apply for internship programs, please take a look at our YouTube.