An internship is a temporary position within 3M. Interns typically work a full-time schedule throughout a 10-12 week assignment. This position is limited to working 899 hours per service credit year. 3M provides eligible interns completing an in-person assignment with temporary housing and round-trip travel reimbursement in accordance with current policy.
The Impact You’ll Make in this Role
3M is driving creativity and design as a competitive platform for innovation and brand experience to provide customer-focused solutions for people and the world. As a Design Intern, you will have the opportunity to tap into your curiosity and collaborate with some of the most innovative and diverse people around the world.
Here, you will make an impact by:
•Addressing relevant business opportunities through both individual and team-oriented design projects
•Building your design, problem-solving, communication and leadership skills
We are looking for Industrial Design, Graphic Design, UX Design and VR Design Interns for the summer of 2021 to support 3M’s four Business Group and Center of Excellence design teams.
Your Skills and Expertise
To set you up for success in this role from day one, 3M is looking for candidates who must have the following qualifications:
•Currently pursuing a bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited institution
Additional qualifications that could help you succeed even further in this role include:
•Currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree or higher in graphic design, industrial design, product design, user experience design, interaction design, service design, design management or design research from an accredited institution
•Current cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale
•Completed Junior year or higher of curriculum by date available to start internship
•Strong coursework experience in illustration, visual branding, typography, photography, color and pattern. Coursework in print methods, sketching, 3D modeling and technologies a plus
•Able and willing to provide a non-confidential portfolio of student/professional work for review
•Positive attitude, team player
•Effective ideation ability + strong visualization/sketching skills
•Keyshot or other rendering software a plus (for ID interns)
•Research, IA, prototyping and wireframe development (for UX interns)
•Unity, Unreal Engine, and Autodesk Maya software a plus (for VR interns)
•Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite, Rhino, Solidworks and/or other platforms critical to design effectiveness and execution depending on the design discipline
For consideration for an internship position, please attach a file or preferably include a link to a non-confidential portfolio website of design work along with your application.
For more information about 3M Design, visit www.3M.com/design or follow @3MDesign on Twitter. Learn more about 3M at www.3M.com or on Twitter @3M or @3MNews.
To learn more about the 3M Design internship experience watch these You Tube videos: https://youtu.be/Q6fduQM7df4
Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H1B status).
Supporting Your Well-being
3M offers many programs to help you live your best life – both physically and financially. To ensure competitive pay and benefits, 3M regularly benchmarks with other companies that are comparable in size and scope.
Resources for You
For more details on what happens before, during and after the interview process, check out the Insights for Candidates page at 3M.com/careers.