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Internship Admissions, Support, and Initial Placement Data

Date Program Tables are updated: 16 August 2023

Program Disclosures

Does the program or institution require students, trainees, and/or staff (faculty) to comply with specific policies or practices related to the institution’s affiliation or purpose? Such policies or practices may include, but are not limited to, admissions, hiring, retention policies, and/or requirements for completion that express mission and values? __x___ Yes

_____ No
If yes, provide website link (or content from brochure) where this specific information is presented:  
Must be eligible for commissioning as an officer in the United States Army. Matching with our site is CONTINGENT upon meeting the requirements for commission into the U.S. Army. Interns incur an Active Duty Service Obligation (currently 3 years following licensure).   

Internship Program Admissions

Briefly describe in narrative form important information to assist potential applicants in assessing their likely fit with your program. This description must be consistent with the program’s policies on intern selection and practicum and academic preparation requirements:  
The Tripler Army Medical Center Clinical Psychology Internship Program prepares interns as fully trained professional psychologists capable of fulfilling the duties and responsibilities of an Army Psychologist. As such and in accordance with United States law, applicants must be United States citizens, meet age requirements, undergo a security background check, and meet medical qualification requirements for an active duty Army officer commission prior to being placed on the internship’s APPIC Match ranking list. Our internship program values cultural and individual diversity and strongly encourages qualified candidates from all backgrounds to apply. In keeping with our commitment to diversity, we seek an internship class that represents a wide range of backgrounds, interests, talents, and life experiences.
Does the program require that applicants have received a minimum number of hours of the following at time of application? If Yes, indicate how many:
Total Direct Contact Intervention Hours  YES   Amount: 500
Total Direct Contact Assessment Hours  YES   Amount: 150
Describe any other required minimum criteria used to screen applicants:  
The Tripler Army Medical Center Clinical Psychology Internship Program follows all APPIC policies and procedures for intern selection. Applicants must include the following documents in their APPI application: Graduate transcripts, three letters of recommendation, Curriculum Vitae, and a de-identified written sample of a psychological assessment case including formal psychometrics reflecting actual clinic work. Dissertation Status: Applicants who have not successfully defended their doctoral or clinical research project proposal prior to the CPIP board in December will not be considered. If an applicant completes the proposal after the November program application deadline, the applicant must have their Director of Training from their doctoral institution send a letter certifying completion to the Tripler Army Medical Center Clinical Psychology Internship Program.

Financial and Other Benefit Support for Upcoming Training Year*

Annual Stipend/Salary for Full-time Interns$ $103,121
Annual Stipend/Salary for Half-time Interns NA 
Program provides access to medical insurance for intern?
If access to medical insurance is provided:  
Trainee contribution to cost required?
Coverage of family member(s) available?
Coverage of legally married partner available?
Coverage of domestic partner available?


Hours of Annual Paid Personal Time Off (PTO and/or Vacation) 30 days (240hrs) 
Hours of Annual Paid Sick Leave Allowed when medically indicated 
In the event of medical conditions and/or family needs that require extended leave, does the program allow reasonable unpaid leave to interns/residents in excess of personal time off and sick leave?
Other Benefits (please describe): Full medical and dental health insurance, housing allowance, cost of living allowance, access to commissary and post exchange shopping, and a variety of MWR services and equipment. Employer paid life insurance and low cost family life insurance. Employer contribution to retirement plan
*Note. Programs are not required by the Commission on Accreditation to provide all benefits listed in this table

Initial Post-Internship Positions

(Provide an Aggregated Tally for the Preceding 3 Cohorts)
Total # of interns who were in the 3 cohorts16 17
Total # of interns who did not seek employment because they returned to their doctoral program/are completing doctoral degree  0
Academic teaching 0 0
Community mental health center 0 0
Consortium 0 0
University Counseling Center 0 0
Hospital/Medical Center 0 0
Veterans Affairs Health Care System 0 0
Psychiatric facility 0 0
Correctional facility 0 0
Health maintenance organization 0 0
School district/system 0 0
Independent practice setting 0 0
Other:56 5 12
Note: “PD” = Post-doctoral residency position; “EP” = Employed Position. Each individual represented in this table should be counted only one time.  For former trainees working in more than one setting, select the setting that represents their primary position.  
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