The Committee on Early Career Psychologists (CECP) is pleased to invite nominations for two representatives to serve a three-year term (2019-2021) on the committee. The mission of CECP is to promote the expertise of ECPs and foster leaders with the passion and innovation to advance psychological advocacy, education, practice and science. CECP seeks to represent the interests and concerns of early career psychologists throughout the APA. 

Nominee Qualifications

Nominees are being sought to serve as the CECP’s Practice and Public Interest Representatives.

CECP members must be APA members within ten years receipt of their doctorate degree as of January 1, 2019 and are required to attend one in-person meeting each year in the spring in Washington, DC with expenses reimbursed by APA. In 2019, the meeting is scheduled for March 29-31. Committee members also work extensively on CECP priorities between in-person meetings and will be expected to participate in regular listserv discussions and a series of virtual meetings in the fall. Applicants should expect to spend a minimum of 5 hours per week engaged in committee activities. Although not reimbursed, committee members are highly encouraged to attend and participate in the CECP programming annually at the APA convention. Some committee members may be asked to attend additional meetings depending on their position.

A current description of the committee’s Practice and Public Interest Representatives roles is found in the CECP Nominations website.

How to Apply

Each applicant must be an APA member. Each nomination packet must include the following:

  1. A current, abbreviated curriculum vitae of nominee (three pages max)
  2. A statement of interest from the nominee describing a willingness to serve and contribution to advancing the mission of CECP (up to two pages single-spaced).
  3. A letter of recommendation

To apply, visit https://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/4477178/CECP-Applications-2018 where you’ll be asked basic information and given the opportunity to upload your application packet as ONE (1) PDF or WORD DOC containing your curriculum vitae, statement of interest and letter of recommendation, in that order, by Tuesday August 28, 2018. Name the file with your last name, first name, brief description. For example, “Smith_Jane_Practice.pdf”. If your recommender prefers to submit the letter of recommendation directly, please have them submit it to LGutierrez@apa.org by the deadline. Applicants will be notified in mid-December.

For more information about CECP and other early career resources, please visit the APA early career website.  If you have any questions, please contact the current CECP Co-Chairs, Tyson Bailey, PsyD at tdbaileypsyd@gmail.com or Robyn Gobin, PhD at info@robyngobin.com.