Collaborate with Innovative 3Mers Around the World
Choosing where to start and grow your career has a major impact on your professional and personal life, so it’s equally important you know that the company that you choose to work at, and its leaders, will support and guide you. With a diversity of people, global locations, technologies and products, 3M is a place where you can collaborate with 96,000 other curious, creative 3Mers.
“For more than 30 years at 3M, I’ve seen firsthand how it’s a place where curious, creative and collaborative people thrive and build a rewarding career. As a leader in this company, my goal is to ensure each 3Mer sees and feels the positive impact we’re making around the world” – Mike Roman, chief executive officer and chairman of the board at 3M
This position provides an opportunity to transition from other private, public, government or military environments to a 3M career.
The Impact You’ll Make in this Role
The 3M Corporate Development group plays a critical role in helping 3M achieve strategic portfolio management objectives. As an Associate in our group, you will--
Partner with other members of our group and our business leaders to identify, evaluate and develop acquisition, investment and partnership opportunities around the world
Gain execution experience on large, complex, global transactions, including the coordination of large, cross-functional teams for due diligence, forecasting, valuation and negotiations
Drive effective communication and internal alignment that results in effective decision-making for our projects
Develop a deep understanding and appreciation for 3M’s unique history, culture, and capabilities, including our fundamental strengths of technology, manufacturing, global reach and brand
Your Skills and Expertise
To set you up for success in this role from day one, 3M requires (at a minimum) the following qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree or higher (completed and verified prior to start) from an accredited institution
Two (2) years of combined experience in mergers and acquisitions, finance, and/or management consulting in a private, public, government or military environment
Additional qualifications that could help you succeed even further in this role include:
Two (2) years of experience in mergers and acquisitions at an investment bank or corporate development group
Advanced excel skills in building and adapting financial models
Experience conducting due diligence, forecasting, and valuations
Excellent financial acumen with the ability to translate complex business problems into financial terms
Travel: May include up to 25% domestic/international
Relocation Assistance: May be authorized
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.
Here, you matter. You inspire.
Here, you go.
At 3M, inspiration happens daily. Here, science is how the
magic happens. Except it’s not magic, it’s the right science
applied the right way by the people of 3M. Here, your ideas
help shape everyday lives around the globe.
• We nurture the world around us
• We act with uncompromising integrity
• We encourage a culture of coaching and development
• We are endlessly inquisitive
• We create with purpose
• We believe in the power of the whole
3M technology advancing every company
3M products enhancing every home
3M innovation improving every life
3M is all around you: Nearly 90,000 employees, Operations in 70 countries. $32+ Billion in Sales. 100,000+ patents, Products sold in 200 countries, and 5 diverse business groups : Consumer, Health Care, Industrial, Safety & Graphics, and Electronics & Energy.