Here, we are all students - learning, discovering, exploring and innovating together. So, to students and entry-level candidates we offer a number of world class opportunities.
Gain valuable experience in an environment where you'll develop marketable skills and work on exciting projects. Internships are typically full-time in the summer. Connect with your placement office to learn more, or visit any of our recruiting events.
Our internship and recent grad programs offer an unmatched training experience across multiple businesses. Whether you're heading into manufacturing, distribution, or marketing, our programs will provide valuable skills and insights that you can apply as you advance in your career.
The Frontline Sales Initiative is an innovative, educational partnership with a small number of universities across the United States. The program was designed with the intent of increasing the amount of sales education content at universities with the goal of elevating sales as a discipline and a profession.
Our Global Finance Organization is a leader in providing proactive business financial analysis, consulting, auditing, and reporting. With more than 35 divisions across the organization, you can be part of an imaginative team that makes life better for our customers.
Accelerate your career with world-class training and leadership opportunities. Collaborate across borders and functions to make a global impact. Innovate using fresh ideas hand-in-hand with lean tools and training to tackle the manufacturing and supply chain industry's biggest challenges with engineering.
As a Student Programs participant located in a 3M R&D laboratory you will develop skills, and gain work experience in your field of study. You may get a chance to work in exciting technologies at the heart of tomorrow’s most creative products. Some examples include: Biotechnology and Health Sciences, Flexible Electronics, Radio Frequency Identification, Electronic Systems, Optical Devices, Nanotechnology, Pressure Sensitive Adhesives, Abrasives, Optical Films and Display Technology, Filtration, Composites, and 25 plus other 3M Technology Platforms.
The SMD program provides top MBA talent the opportunity to work on marketing, strategy, and business development projects with 3M’s 25+ global divisions and corporate functions. In SMD, our team of internal consultants have the opportunity to coach team members, gain executive exposure, and deepen their international experience leading to a range of leadership opportunities within the company.
At 3M, you'll have opportunities to build skills, work on a team with talented professionals, and increase your leadership potential. Our entry level positions enable you to grow via challenging and varied opportunities, get involved in meaningful projects, and benefit from great coaching from our leaders. Here, you can apply your talent in bold ways that matter. Our intern positions are designed to address relevant business concerns through both individual and team-oriented projects. Interns will work on projects that represent real challenges faced by 3M. Check out the current entry level positions and intern positions.
Here, at 3M, you can enter the “Invent a New Future Challenge,” a business case competition that tests the problem-solving and communication skills of college seniors and first-year graduate students. This year’s contest takes place at 3M locations in 14 countries, including 3M US. Students will gain valuable business experience and have the opportunity to visit 3M’s global headquarters and land a six-month mentorship.
"My career here at 3M has provided me with a platform where innovation, leadership, and learning has collided in developing me into a better biochemist, leader and community steward. I’m excited about my future here at 3M and the endless opportunities for growth
– Tesha Alston
"3M is a dream company. While pursuing a higher education, I set my sights on working at a leading global company where opportunities to grow through challenging work would be abundant. At 3M, I have been able to market and sell some of the world’s most creative and important products all around the world, working with the best and brightest people, while having fun and learning from the exciting challenges our ever changing business environment offers”
– Pedro Recio
"Since joining 3M, I have felt empowered and amazingly fortunate to make such a tremendous impact in business, the community, and the lives of others. 3M allows me to drive change with purpose.”
– Matt Ladhoff
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