Innovating Lifechanging Solutions in the 3M Lab
In her role as Senior Product Development Engineer, Sara spends a lot of time in the lab experimenting with innovative solutions and collaborating with a diverse team of scientists and specialists. Sara has seen firsthand how science can be used to improve lives with her experience volunteering to help implement STEM in remote Indian villages.
3 Things I Love About My Job
- Developing useful products that meet and exceed customer needs.
Working in 3M’s Application Area, Sara troubleshoots products and experiments with ideas that will eventually lead to new inventions and patents.
- Being connected to an amazing network of unique and passionate scientists.
The ideas and inspiration of her 3M collaborators provide a “foundation of innovation” that Sara can tap into to fuel her own creative process.
- Continually learning and improving through professional development opportunities.
Sara uses the volunteer opportunities available through the 3M Impact Program to connect with others and develop her own capabilities as a scientist.
“I love the fact that I’m able to integrate my passion for mentoring kids about science into my role at 3M.”
3M Senior Product Development Engineer Commercial Solutions Division