Science at Work

Experiments & applying science every day.

In a 3M laboratory, scientists come to work every day prepared to research information and explore new possibilities that impact the world and propel innovation to make our world a better place. Read on to learn more about the 3M Scientists!

Why I Love My Job

Sara Frisco

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I love “that you’re able to leverage other’s knowledge whether that’s working on a current project or just exploring an idea that you have.”

Jeff Emslander

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Our filters play a critical role in providing safe and lifesaving Pharmaceuticals around the world.

Tesha Alston Dampier

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I get a chance to work with technologies and develop product that nobody’s ever done before in the history of the planet we think about.

Inspiring Career Profiles

Olester Benson

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Dr. Olester Benson invents energy-saving microscopic prisms that bend light to make the screens of cellphones, laptop computers and LCD TV's brighter and more colorful.

Alvin Boese

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Early Pioneer of Everyday Science

Delony Langer-Anderson

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Dr. Langer-Anderson invents products for the healthcare industry, using science and imagination to make products more comfortable, durable or easy to use, helping people feel better every day.

Lew Lehr

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Early Pioneer of Everyday Science

Kristin Thunhorst

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When you're applying science to innovation, it's important to have a vision for the ultimate outcome... in my case, a tangible product resulting from my direct contribution, creativity, and analysis as a critical thinker.