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DESCRIPTION AND PURPOSE

Purpose: This Regional Meeting is designed to motivate undergraduate students in the STEM (science, math, engineering, and technology) to continue studies after obtaining their Bachelor’s degree and to become active leaders in the field of science.

Goals: The conference participants will..
  • Be informed about Graduate, MD/PhDs, and COOPs in the industry.
  • Obtain the necessary preparation to become successful applicants to Graduate Schools, MD/PhDs, and Internship/COOPs.
  • Network with professionals in the field of science who can serve as mentors and role models in their field of interest.
  • Gain leadership skills through poster sessions and professional development workshops.
  • Learn about what path best suits their personality: Academia, Industry, Basic and/or Translational Research through Research Role Model Workshops.
  • Gain the necessary tools to establish a SACNAS Chapter at their campus through SACNAS Sessions.
  • Have the experience of a lifetime at University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez Campus!

Become a participant of the first Regional Meeting in Puerto Rico and dare to transform your future at the SACNAS 180: 1st SACNAS Regional Conference in the Caribbean.