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Here, your ideas help shape everyday lives around the globe.

At 3M, you can apply your talent in bold ways that matter. Discover how employees have shaped 3M’s history. Learn about the company’s business structure and 3M’s areas of expertise. Check out the locations you could work at around the world. And see how 3M supports its employees through pay and benefits.

  • Discover all the areas of 3M where employees innovate.

  • Journey back through 3M’s history since 1902.

  • Get to know the 3M leaders who are shaping our business.

  • Learn about the four core groups that drive 3M’s success.

  • Travel across the globe to see all the places that 3M employees call home.

  • Check out how 3M employees are recognized through compensation for their contributions and 3M helps enhance our employees’ well-being.

Working at 3M

What Makes Working at 3M Different

Our culture is a culture 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

    At 3M, we do work that matters, applying our science in ways that make a positive impact on people’s lives. Sustainability is at the core of our business, which means protecting natural resources and balancing economic, environmental and social factors while addressing global challenges. We are united by one goal: to improve every life.


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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. You will find inspired opportunities in industries including healthcare, electronics and automotive, inventing technologies that make daily life easier, safer and more fulfilling.

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    Work with the Best and the Brightest

    3M is a giant melting pot of smart, motivated people. Here, you will discover an inclusive culture and will collaborate with other curious, creative minds. Our huge array of global locations, technologies and products provides many pathways to a rewarding career. We give you the flexibility to help balance your work life with your personal life.

    Learn about our Diverse and Inclusive Culture

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    Grow Through Challenging Work

    At 3M, asking “what if” is way of life. We consider everyone a leader and provide development opportunities at each stage of your career. Whether you’re working in one of our labs, offices, manufacturing facilities or research centers, you will be learning, growing, and doing challenging, rewarding work that benefits you and 3M. Your opportunities are endless.



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    Be Rewarded for My Efforts

    3M rewards you for excellence. We are a “pay for performance” company: The more you contribute to 3M’s success, the more success you create for yourself. 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.


Here, your passion becomes your purpose.

Here, your passion becomes your purpose.

Working at 3M

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