2 3M employees in lab
Here, you never stop learning and discovering.

Student programmes

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.

  • Mentor and intern at computer

    Industrial Placement, Graduate programmes & Apprenticeships


    Gain valuable experience in an environment where you'll develop marketable skills and work on exciting projects. In the UK, we provide 12-month industrial placement programmes, graduate programmes and apprenticeships.


Program areas

Our industrial placement, graduate programmes and apprenticeships offer an unmatched training experience across multiple businesses. Whether you're heading into manufacturing, marketing, R&D, finance or sales, our programmes provide valuable skills and insights that you can apply as you advance in your career.

  • Industrial placements

    Spend 12 months with us on an industrial placement and you'll gain a real insight into our pioneering work by being directly involved. You’ll be given real responsibilities from day one and the opportunity, through world class training, to grow, develop and excel.

  • Graduate programmes

    Kick start your career as a graduate with one of the most innovative, forward thinking companies in the world and realise your potential within a flexible and fast moving working environment.

  • Apprenticeships

    Our Apprenticeships offer the development opportunities you need to grow, providing you with the support you need to gain your qualifications to kick start your 3M career.


  • The Job Crowd Top 100 company
  • The Job Crowd Top 50 Company for Engineering & Manufacturing
  • Rate My Placement Top 100 Undergraduate Employers
  • Rate My Apprenticeship Top 100 Employers

     


Advice from 3M Executives

Read more stories from 3M Newsroom

Here, your story is told to the world.

  • Advice I Could Have Used Early In My Career: Ashish Khandpur

    The advice 3M Senior Vice President Ashish Khandpur would have given himself earlier in his career? Quickly understand how to work together.

    Advice I Could Have Used Early In My Career: Ashish Khandpur Advice I Could Have Used Early In My Career: Ashish Khandpur
  • First Thing I Tell a New Mentee: H.C. Shin

    What are you good at? People tend to focus on improving but sometimes forget their strengths. While improvement is good, I’m trying to build up the strengths that people don’t always realize they have.

    First Thing I Tell a New Mentee: H.C. Shin First Thing I Tell a New Mentee: H.C. Shin
  • First Thing I Tell a New Mentee: Jon Lindekugel

    3M Senior Vice President Jon Lindekugel’s advice for new mentees? Focus on what you want to do.

    First Thing I Tell a New Mentee: Jon Lindekugel First Thing I Tell a New Mentee: Jon Lindekugel
  • First Thing I Tell a New Mentee: Tamie Minami

    3M Senior Vice President Latin America Tamie Minami advice for new mentees? Remember that your strengths add value.

    First Thing I Tell a New Mentee: Tamie Minami First Thing I Tell a New Mentee: Tamie Minami

Advice from 3M Executives

Read more stories from 3M Newsroom

Here, your story is told to the world.


Follow Us
Change Location
United Kingdom - English