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  • Build Your Own Boat

    Some men tinker with cars; this guy built a kayak. Using more than 24 3M products, it took more than 300 hours to build. And as Marc will tell you, the view was worth it.

    Build Your Own Boat Build Your Own Boat
  • What Scientists Do For Fun

    3M scientists exercise their creativity at work every day, and away from the lab as well.

    What Scientists Do For Fun What Scientists Do For Fun
  • Hiring Our Heroes

    For Cate Speer, serving in the U.S. Army is a deeply human experience. Cate vividly recalls the hardest moments during her time in Desert Storm.

    Hiring Our Heroes Hiring Our Heroes
  • How I Inspire the Next Generation of Scientists

    For Oredola Taylor, the meaning of science comes with helping others. The 3M product development specialist encourages the next generation of scientists to look beyond their circumstances to find ways to help people who don’t have access to resources.

    How I Inspire the Next Generation of Scientists How I Inspire the Next Generation of Scientists

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Here, your ideas help shape everyday lives around the globe.
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  • With locations in more than 75 countries around the world, you're part of a powerful network of the world's best minds.

What makes working at 3M different

Our culture is one that never backs down from a challenge. As one of the world’s leading companies, we have the best and brightest working to advance more than their own career, they're working to advance the entire world.

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    Make a difference in the world

    Here, sustainability is at the core of our business, which means protecting natural resources and balancing economic, environmental and social factors while addressing global challenges.

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    Be part of a leading company

    Here, you will be part of a global company known for its uncompromising integrity. We have been leading the way for more than 114 years because we move fast, embrace change and remain ethically sound.

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    Work with the best and the brightest

    Here, you will discover an inclusive culture and will collaborate with other curious, creative minds. Our huge array of global locations, technologies and products provide many pathways to a rewarding career. We give you the flexibility to help balance your work life with your personal life.

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    Grow through challenging work

    Here, asking "what if" is a way of life. We consider everyone a leader and provide development opportunities at each stage of your career. Your possibilities are endless.

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    Be rewarded for my efforts

    Here, we offer a competitive base pay and depending on your position, variable incentive pay linked to company and individual performance. We also offer a wide range of benefits and discounts designed to help you live your best.


3M areas of expertise

Here, we discover and innovate in nearly every industry under the sun. We even innovate with the sun. 

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3M improves lives around the world. 

3M gives supports initiatives that have a real impact in communities and that provide solutions to some of the world's most pressing challenges. Our investments are more impactful as a result of partnerships with other organizations with a proven track record for delivering results.

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Here, you can have access to a great benefits plan.

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3M is an equal opportunity employer. 3M will not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of race, colour, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin or disability. If you need special assistance or an accommodation for a disability in order to apply for a posted position, call us at (800) 364-3577 or use the Contact Us form.

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