Selective Trends in STEM

Training Overview

The program aims to expose science and engineering students to biomanufacturing and awareness of innovation ecosystem in STEM. The online workshop will introduce participants to an overview of the biomanufacturing process, bioreactors, career paths and emerging disciplines as a source of bioprospects discoveries with biomedical and biotechnology applications.

Training Schedule

Amgen BioTalents 2023-2024 will offer two sections.  The second section will be on March 9, 2024, totally online.  



Applicants must comply with ALL of the following requirements:

  • Full-time B.S. student from science (Biology, Chemistry, Industrial Biotechnology, Microbiology, Physics) or engineering (Chemical, Civil, Computer, Electrical, Industrial, Mechanical) majors.
  • 30 credit hours approved.

Application Checklist

  • Fill application form (online)
  • Submit official transcript, including courses approved last semester (contact below)
  • Essay on how Amgen BioTalents would become an integral part of your professional career (online)

Be aware that transcripts have to be sent to University of Puerto Rico Mayagüez, Attn:  Jamilette Acevedo González, Call Box 9000 Mayaguez, PR 00681-9000.  Many universities are submitting officials transcripts by email.  If you prefer this method the corresponding office can sent the transcript to


Closing Date!

Application will open January 8, 2024 and close February 8, 2024 at 4:30 p.m.

Contact Us

Contact us
University of Puerto Rico – Mayagüez Campus
College of Arts and Sciences
Celis Building, Office C-304
Program Administrator
  • Mrs. Jamilette Acevedo González

  • Phone:  787-265-3830

  • Email: