Working at 3M |

3M Overview
Saint Paul, MN (US)
10000+ employees
Company - Public (MMM)
Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$10+ billion (USD) per year
At 3M, you can apply your talent in bold ways that matter. 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.

Company Updates

  • "Working at 3M is being part of a community. There is a strong culture which encourages people to learn new things and help others grow." Learn why Beth and Elizabeth love life with 3M.

    From Fascination in STEM to 3M: Elizabeth and Beth Share Their Career Journeys

    At 3M, our 91,000 employees around the world inspire us every day by devoting their work to improving lives. And Laboratory Manager Elizabeth Edblom and Disruptive Technology Program Engineer Beth Harris are no exception. Here's what they had to say about being women in STEM at 3M and their future goals.

  • On this International Day of Persons with Disabilities, we celebrate the United Nations' call to leave no one behind. Here, we work to promote a culture of inclusivity today and every day.

    3M Joins the United Nations in Recognizing the International Day of Persons with Disabilities

    On Dec. 3, designated as International Day of Persons with Disabilities, 3M celebrates the United Nations' call to "leave no one behind" and supports their belief that people with disabilities should be able to enjoy the same rights and fundamental freedoms as anyone else.

See AllSee All

3M – Why Work For Us?

3M is a global science company that never stops inventing. Using 46 technology platforms, our integrated team of scientists and researchers works with customers to create breakthroughs. Our inventions have improved daily life for hundreds of millions of people all over the world.

With offices in more than 70 countries, our 91,000 employees are part of a large network of the world’s best minds. But our collective intellect is only part of our success. At 3M, diversity is essential to innovation. From our student interns to our plant workers and our corporate leaders, we seek and value differences in people, which drive our company forward and keep us relevant. We provide the freedom to explore and encourage curiosity and creativity. We gain new insight from diverse thinking, and take risks on new ideas.

At 3M, we believe the right science applied the right way touches people worldwide. Every day, we’re generating breakthroughs that make your lives better, easier and more complete. That’s not to say it’s easy. Since 1902, the formula for our success has been the same as today: innovation plus perseverance—in our products, our people and our brand.

If our 46 technology platforms—ranging from adhesives and abrasives, to ceramics and nanotechnology—represent our body of work, our research and development team is our heartbeat. And our success would not be complete without our designers, who translate insights into creative solutions around the world.

​​​​Here, it is not just about the bottom line. We strive to make a positive impact on the world by actively contributing to sustainable development. While we relentlessly pursue customer satisfaction and commercial success, we do it within an uncompromising framework of environmental, social and economic values. In short, we are committed to improving our business, our planet and every life.

At 3M, we believe that what the company stands for is just as important as what we sell. We are proud to have built a century-old tradition of operating with uncompromising honesty and integrity. From the way we run our business to how we expect our employees to act and the value we place on our shareholders, we’ve earned our reputation for doing business the right way.

3M Reviews

Rating TrendsRating Trends
Recommend to a friend
Approve of CEO
3M CEO Mike Roman
Mike Roman
92 Ratings
  • "3M ethics"

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Regional Sales Manager in Mumbai
    Current Employee - Regional Sales Manager in Mumbai
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at 3M full-time (More than 5 years)


    Best ethical company and good work culture


    Diverse group and MST innovation group

See All 2,398 Reviews

3M Photos

3M photo of: 3M is a giant melting pot of smart, motivated people.
3M photo of: Here, you will be part of a global company known for its uncompromising integrity.
3M photo of: At 3M, we do work that matters, applying our science in ways that make a positive impact on people’s lives.
3M photo of: Here, you will discover an inclusive culture and will collaborate with other curious, creative minds.
3M photo of: Here, you go.
3M photo of: Here, you go.
See All PhotosSee All

3M Interviews



Getting an Interview

Getting an Interview





    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Mumbai
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview


    I applied through college or university. I interviewed at 3M (Mumbai).


    Very Grilling and mostly on what projects you have done. Short interview, basic questions on what you have done and what not. All about your experience and how can you conduct the company's project.

    Interview Questions



See All 609 Interviews

3M Awards & Accolades

  • World’s Most Admired Companies, Fortune, 2013
  • World's Most Admired Companies, Fortune, 2014
  • Bluefin Elastic Innovation Index, Bluefin Solutions, 2014
  • Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality, Human Rights Campaign, 2014
  • Forbes' Most Reputable Companies, Forbes, 2018
See More

Work at 3M? Share Your Experiences

  • Star
  • Star
  • Star
  • Star
  • Star
Click to Rate