3M Work Experience Opportunity- Summer 2018

Are you thinking about a scientific, technical or engineering-based career but not sure what it would be like? Whether to apply for University, find an Apprenticeship or go straight from school to work?

To help your decision, how about spending some time at a company whose people and products reshape the way we live our lives every day?

3M is science applied to life.

We produce a mind-bending 55,000 products. We’re in your mobile phone…your family car… and your dentist’s surgery. In 2016 ‘Strategy&’ ranked us the third most innovative company in the world.

We’d like to share our passion for innovation with you!

Our science and technology work experience scheme offers students from Year 12 the opportunity to spend time at our health care products manufacturing and research and development site at Loughborough, Leicestershire.

A total of 10 places are available, five each week.

We’ve put an exciting mix of observation and hands-on activities together, giving you the chance to learn from our employees at work in many different scientific, technical and engineering disciplines. You’ll experience the complex and regulated environment of a pharmaceutical manufacturing facility and how this is supported by our engineering, laboratory and regulatory functions. You’ll also get to meet our apprentices and learn about different career paths within the company.

Who can apply?

Open to Year 12 students at school/college in Leicestershire, you’ll be studying for a minimum of two ‘A’ levels (or equivalent) in Chemistry, Biology, Physics, Maths, Computer Science, Engineering or similar.

You’ll also need to be able to get to and from our site at Derby Road, Loughborough for a 9.00am start and 4.30pm finish.

The work experience scheme runs from: Session 1: 6 July (half day), 9–11 July, 13 July (half day) Session 2: 6 July (half day), 16–18 July, 19 July (half day)

How do I apply?

Complete the attached application form and return it by 1 June 2018 to Grace Ladkin, Leicestershire Education Business Company, 30 Frog Island, Off North Bridge Place, Leicester, LE3 5AG.

Please ensure the form is countersigned by your school form tutor/careers adviser and your parent/guardian.

Places will be offered based on the information provided on the application form.

Good luck with your application!

3M Work Experience Opportunity- Summer 2018

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