Internship - Corporate Engineering - Project Engineering Intern (Austin, TX)*

3M Pharmaceuticals Inc.

Position Description

3M is seeking Project Engineering Interns for the Corporate Engineering group located in Austin, Texas in summer 2019. Here, you go.

As an intern, you can grow through challenging work, get involved in meaningful projects and receive great coaching from our leaders.

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 with temporary housing and covers a portion of housing costs, as well as round-trip travel reimbursement in accordance with current policy.

Applications on this requisition are reviewed and filled on a rolling basis; it is in a candidate’s best interest to apply as soon as possible. Interested candidates should include a resume as part of their application.


Job Summary:

A Project Engineering Intern uses engineering knowledge and skills as a leader of a cross functional teams to define the scope, cost and schedule for capital investment projects which support 3M’s global manufacturing and research efforts.  A project engineer also participates in cost reduction, quality improvements, new process and technology development programs, Lean Six Sigma and safety related activities. 

We are proud to offer a culture with high levels of teamwork, collaboration, and cooperation.  The successful candidate will have the opportunity to be involved with numerous 3M manufacturing processes, equipment and techniques, in numerous locations throughout the United States and the world.

Primary Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

Manage project timelines and budgets for assigned projects.

Successfully interact with multiple discipline teams including 3M plant personnel, consultants and suppliers.

Specify equipment performance and design criteria.

Estimate capital equipment and installation costs.

Define and execute competitive bidding strategy

Oversee plant equipment layout and design.

Coordinate construction activity.

Lead equipment commissioning.

Protect 3M intellectual property.

Communicate effectively to project team, facility staff and project owners.

Gain understanding of applicable codes and guidelines to insure designs meet standards.

Basic Qualifications: 

Currently pursuing a Bachelor's degree or higher in Chemical, Electrical, Industrial, Manufacturing, or Mechanical Engineering from an accredited program

Completed a minimum of Sophomore Year (4 semesters) by the start of the internship


Preferred Qualifications:

Current cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 Scale

Prior internship/co-op experience with 3M or another manufacturing company

Strong oral and written communications skills

Team player with the ability to contribute in a matrix environment

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North America

Austin , United States


United States