Transformation, Technologies & Services

Transformation, Technologies & Services (TTS) Internships

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Transformation, Technologies & Services (TTS) Internships​

The TTS internship program offers the opportunity to build skills, work on a team with talented professionals and increase your leadership potential. ​


Program Details

  • What sets this program apart from the others?​

    TTS interns have the opportunity to address relevant business concerns through both individual and team-oriented projects within functional areas throughout 3M, such as Applications, Infrastructure, Quality, Security, Data Intelligence, Master Data, Manufacturing and Lean Agile. The projects represent real challenges faced by 3M and mirror the work of our full-time employees.​

  • How long is the program?​

    A TTS internship is 10-12 weeks, typically starting in May and running through August.

  • Where will you be located?​

    Internships within TTS are located at 3M’s global headquarters in Maplewood, MN​.​

  • What kinds of roles are candidates hired into?​

    TTS interns could be assigned to any of the following areas:

    • IT Systems (ITS). This team provides enterprise-wide technology and security to 3M’s customers, suppliers and employees. IT Systems deploys flexible, cloud-based technology to enable solutions while continuing to enhance platform performance and reliability. Teams within ITS with internship opportunities include Infrastructure, Data Analytics, Quality & Release Management, Information Security, Risk & Compliance, Operational Excellence, and Services & Strategy.
    • ERP Ecosystem Solutions (EES). This team develops and delivers integrated global ERP Ecosystem solutions to maximum value to 3M. ERP Ecosystem Solutions focuses on providing an optimized experience for both customers and employees through an end-to-end process focus, which allows global teams to work differently and drive growth and productivity. Teams within EES with internship opportunities include Deployment & Architecture, PMO & Value Management, Solution Release, and several process teams that support system development such as supply chain, marketing, digital and many others.
    • Global Service Centers (GSC). There are 3 GSC sites around the globe and a global team based in St. Paul, MN. The GSCs support back-office transactional services and customer front facing services, with focus on standardizing and centralizing activities as well as enhancing service performance through automation, digitalization and innovation.
  • What activities are provided during the program?​

    At 3M, your IT internship is not just a summer job, but an experience. Activities include but are not limited to: a group project outside your functional role; tours of 3M’s data center and a manufacturing site; presenting to IT leadership; planning for your future through a mentoring program; and networking with other 3M IT employees.​

  • How can you begin the recruitment and application process?​

    Open positions for the TTS program are posted in August and taken down in December.

    ​Candidates can also connect with us at key recruiting events, such as:​

    • American Indian Science and Engineering Society​
    • Grace Hopper​
    • National Society of Black Engineers​
    • Society of Women Engineers​

    ​​3M also recruits with the following schools:​

    • Augsburg University
    • Central Michigan University​
    • Grand Valley State University​
    • Iowa State University​
    • Metropolitan State University
    • Michigan Technological University​
    • National Black MBA
    • ​Purdue University​
    • Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers
    • St. Cloud State University​
    • St. Thomas University
    • University of Minnesota – Twin Cities​
    • University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire​
    • University of Wisconsin – Platteville
    • University of Wisconsin – River Falls​​
    • University of Wisconsin – Madison​​


  • Charles Collins, data loss prevention analyst and former TTS intern

    "The TTS intern team does an amazing job of connecting all TTS interns together with various activities throughout the summer. They also enable interns to meet management throughout the company and help find the right full-time job post-internship." Charles Collins, data loss prevention analyst and former TTS intern

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